AWS SysOps Associate Administrator

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The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-C01) examination is intended for individuals who have technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on AWS.

AWS is among the fastest growing cloud services adopted by start-ups and established companies alike, which is why there is a huge demand for AWS certified employees. Wissenhive's omprehensive workshop has been designed to help you gain hands-on expertise on the AWS framework and perform the functions of an administrator.

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This AWS SysOps training is a prerequisite to the DevOps Engineer Certification. You will learn how to migrate on-premise applications to AWS, control the flow of data to and from AWS, master the AWS management console, implement operational cost controls, and enhance your ability to leverage AWS resources and services efficiently.

What you will learn

  • Deploy faulttolerant systems
  • Analysis and CostEffectiveness in AWS
  • Data Management
  • Deployment and Provisioning
  • Manage fullscale production ops
  • Migrate onpremises apps to AWS
  • Analyze CloudWatch metrics
  • Data integrity and security
  • AWS operational best practices
  • Operational cost control measures
  • AWS usage costs


AWS has been dominating the overall cloud infrastructure market for years now, with more than 30 percent share. The talent crunch in cloud computing space is growing and getting certified in AWS will demonstrate your skills and enhance your cloud computing career.


The global market for cloud computing could grow from $40 billion in 2015 to $ 241 billion in 2025

Average salary of AWS Certified SysOps Admin is $112k -

Top Companies Hiring:

  • Oracle
  • Larsen&Toubro
  • Amazon
  • Honeywell


Course Content

Course Introduction 14:10 Play
Walkthrough of Practice Labs 02:10 Play
Setup of AWS Account 14:11 Play
IAM Principles 14:19 Play
Creating Users 14:19 Play
Roles 14:19 Play
Enabling Credentials 14:19 Play
Access Keys & Secret Keys 14:19 Play
Security & Policies 14:19 Play
EC2 Types 14:20 Play
Launching EC2 Instances 14:20 Play
EBS Volumes & Types 14:20 Play
EBS Encryption 14:20 Play
Creating AMIs 14:20 Play
EBS Snapshots & AMIs 14:20 Play
Lab Exercise 4: Launching AMI using snapshots 14:20 Play
Summary of EC2 Services 14:21 Play
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud Basics 15:47 Play
Subnets 15:47 Play
Route Tables 15:47 Play
Security Groups (ACLs & NACL) 15:47 Play
Internet Gateways 15:47 Play
Bastion Host/NAT Instances 15:47 Play
NAT Gateways 15:47 Play
Lab Exercise Create a NAT Gateway and associate it with EC2 instances. 15:47 Play
EIP & ENIs 15:47 Play
VPG, CGW, VPN 15:47 Play
VPC Peering 15:47 Play
AWS Direct Connect 15:47 Play
LB Types : Classic & Application LB 15:50 Play
Load Balancer Configurations 15:50 Play
AWS Auto Scaling 15:50 Play
BootStrapping 15:50 Play
Scaling Groups 15:50 Play
Scaling Policies 15:50 Play
Building Fault Tolerant & Highly available Applications 15:50 Play
Summary of Autoscaling and Cloudwatch 15:50 Play
Object Vs Block Storage 15:52 Play
S3 Basics 15:52 Play
Bucket Policies & Access Control Lists 15:52 Play
Versioning & Transfer Acceleration 15:52 Play
Static Web Hosting 15:52 Play
S3 Advanced Features 15:53 Play
Versioning 15:53 Play
Cross Region Replication 15:53 Play
CORS 15:53 Play
Transfer Acceleration 15:53 Play
Multipart Upload 15:53 Play
LifeCycle Policies 15:53 Play
AWS Glacier 15:53 Play
Archives 15:53 Play
Vaults 15:53 Play
AWS Cloud Front (CDN) 15:53 Play
Amazon's Route53 Overview 15:54 Play
Hosted Zones 15:54 Play
Record Sets 15:54 Play
Routing Policies 15:54 Play
DNS Failover with S3 and CDN 15:54 Play
Exam Essentials 15:54 Play
AWS RDS 15:56 Play
Read Replica 15:56 Play
Snapshots 15:56 Play
Restoring Snapshots 15:56 Play
Multi-AZ Deployment 15:56 Play
Exam Tips on RDS 15:56 Play
AWS DynamoDB (NoSQL DB) 15:57 Play
AWS RedShift 15:57 Play
AWS Storage Gateways 15:57 Play
AWS EFS 15:57 Play
Summary of Database Services 15:57 Play
Exam Tips on Database Services 15:57 Play
Infrastructure as Code using Cloud Formation 16:00 Play
Cloud formation – Create a new stack 16:00 Play
Create and deploy sample template in JSON format 16:00 Play
Lamba Deployment and Provisioning 16:00 Play
AWS ElasticBeanStalk Overview 16:00 Play
AWS Opsworks overview and pricing 16:00 Play
Setup Opsworks 16:00 Play
Get started with sample stack 16:00 Play
CloudWatch Introduction 16:02 Play
EC2 Status Troubleshooting 16:02 Play
Create A Cloud Watch Role 16:02 Play
Monitoring EC2 With Custom Metrics 16:02 Play
Monitoring EBS Monitoring RDS 16:02 Play
Monitoring ELB 16:02 Play
Monitoring Elasticache 16:02 Play
Monitoring RDS 16:02 Play
Centralized Monitoring Servers 16:02 Play
Consolidated Billing 16:02 Play
Billing & Alerts 16:02 Play
Cost optimization 16:02 Play

Course Details

AWS SysOps Associate training shapes you as someone who works on the computer server and runs it. AWS Sysops training and certification program aims to provide you with detailed knowledge and hands on expertise of AWS. This also empowers you with the ability of  conveying, overseeing and working the deficiency tolerant framework on AWS. AWS SysOps Associate course enables you to pick the most efficient cloud services and oversee full-scale operation on AWS. The responsibilities of an AWS System Operator are to run and operate the server, managing user access and security and routine operations. This AWS SysOps training and certification course empowers you to point out the different CloudWatch measurements, the real observing arrangement in AWS and figure out how to manufacture versatile shortcoming tolerant design utilizing ELB, AS and Route 53. With the help of AWS SysOps training modules, you’ll pick up a profound comprehension of cost-decrease openings, labeling in the examination, cloud organization and provisioning with CloudFormation. You’ll likewise learn information about capacity utilizing EC2, EBS, S3, Glacier and information lifecycle and get a review of AWS systems administration and security.

Who should go for this course?

Wissenhive's AWS SysOps Certification Training is designed for the IT professionals who want to pursue a career in AWS SysOps. This course is a best fit for:

  • System Administrators
  • Software Developers with Developer Operations (DevOps) Experience
  • Cloud Professionals


Professionals with at least 1 year experience as a system administrator are most relevant to attend the AWS SysOps training and certification program.


The list of AWS SysOps Associate training and certification’s pre requisites are as follows:

  • Understanding of the AWS tenets – architecting for the cloud

  • Hands-on experience with the AWS CLI and SDKs/API tools

  • Understanding of network technologies as they relate to AWS

  • Understanding of security concepts with hands-on experience in implementing security controls and compliance requirements

  • Understanding of virtualization technology

  • Monitoring and auditing systems experience

  • Knowledge of networking concepts (e.g., DNS, TCP/IP, and firewalls)

  • Ability to translate architectural requirements

Course Info.

4 hours/week
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Training Options

Selfpaced Training

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced eLearning content curated by industry experts
  • 3 simulation test papers for self-assessment
  • Lab access to practice live during sessions
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Live Virtual Classes

  • Online Classroom Flexi-Pass
  • Lifetime access 
  • Practice lab and projects with integrated Azure labs
  • Access to Microsoft official content aligned to examination

One on One Training

  • Customized learning delivery model (self-paced and/or instructor-led)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade learning management system (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Exam & Certification

Exam Content Response Types There are two types of questions on the examination:

 Multiple choice: Has one correct response and three incorrect responses (distractors).

 Multiple response: Has two or more correct responses out of five or more options. Select one or more responses that best complete the statement or answer the question. Distractors, or incorrect answers, are response options that an examinee with incomplete knowledge or skill would likely choose. However, they are generally plausible responses that fit in the content area defined by the test objective.

Unanswered questions are scored as incorrect; there is no penalty for guessing.

Unscored Content

Your examination may include unscored items that are placed on the test to gather statistical information. These items are not identified on the form and do not affect your score.

Exam Results

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01) examination is a pass or fail exam. The examination is scored against a minimum standard established by AWS professionals who are guided by certification industry best practices and guidelines. Your results for the examination are reported as a score from 100–1,000, with a minimum passing score of 720. Your score shows how you performed on the examination as a whole and whether or not you passed. Scaled scoring models are used to equate scores across multiple exam forms that may have slightly different difficulty levels. Your score report contains a table of classifications of your performance at each section level. This information is designed to provide general feedback concerning your examination performance. The examination uses a compensatory scoring model, which means that you do not need to “pass” the individual sections, only the overall examination. Each section of the examination has a specific weighting, so some sections have more questions than others. The table contains general information, highlighting your strengths and weaknesses. Exercise caution when interpreting section-level feedback.

Content Outline

This exam guide includes weightings, test domains, and objectives only. It is not a comprehensive listing of the content on this examination. The table below lists the main content domains and their approximate weightings.

Domain % of Examination
Monitoring and Reporting 22%
High Availability 8%
Deployment and Provisioning 14%
Storage and Data Management 12%
Security and Compliance 18%
Networking 14%
Automation and Optimization 12%
Total 100
AWS SysOps Associate Administrator


You will never miss a lecture! You can choose either of the two options:


  • View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS.
  • You can attend the missed session, in any other live batch.

The focus of this workshop and of the AWS certifications is to assist learners and professionals in leveraging the immense opportunities of cloud computing and Amazon Web Services (AWS) by becoming proficient in cloud developments.

Salary trends suggest that the average salary of an AWS-certified IT professional is roughly $113,000, the highest of all certifications in the United States and Canada. With 80% of the top earning professionals in IT being holders of some AWS certificate or the other, the popularity and significance of AWS has never been in question.

Wissenhive's courses are conducted by experienced professionals who work with AWS systems on a regular basis. This workshop will not only help you understand your job responsibilities and getting hands-on with AWS, but will help you aim for a first time pass of the exam and to get yourself noticed!

All of our highly qualified trainers are AWS certified, with more than 15 years of experience in training and working in their domain. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process, which includes profile screening, technical evaluation and a training demo before they qualify as Wissenhive trainers. We also ensure that only those trainers who maintain a high alumni rating continue to train for us.