Advanced AWS Well-Architected Best Practices

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1 Days

6 CPD hours

This course is intended for

Learners who will find this course applicable to their work include:
Solutions architects
Cloud practitioners
Data engineers
Data scientists


In this course, you will explore:
Workload definition and key concepts
The AWS Well-Architected Framework Review phases, process, best practices, and antipatterns
High and medium risks
Prioritizing improvements to the AWS Well-Architected workflow
Locating and using the AWS Well-Architected Framework white paper, labs, prebuilt solutions in the AWS solutions library, AWS Well-Architected independent software vendors (ISVs), and
AWS Well-Architected Partner Program (WAPP)


This interactive course provides a deep dive into Amazon Web Services (AWS) best practices to help you perform effective and efficient AWS Well-Architected Framework Reviews. The course covers the phases of a review, including how to prepare, run, and get guidance after a review has been performed. Attendees should have familiarity with the AWS concepts, terminology, services, and tools that are covered in the intermediate, 200-levelAWS Well-Architected Best Practices.This course provides an AWS Well-Architected Framework Review simulation and instructor-led group exercises and discussions regarding prioritizing and solutioning risks. The content focuses on teaching learners how to prepare proposals on high and medium risk issues using the AWS Well-Architected Tool.

Module 1: AWS Well-Architected Framework Reviews
  • Workload definition
  • Key concepts of a workload
  • AWS Well-Architected Review phases
  • AWS Well-Architected Review approach, lessons learned, and use case
  • AWS Well-Architected Review best practices
  • AWS Well-Architected Review anti-patterns
Module 2: Customer Scenario Group Sessions
  • Demonstration of a Review question and answer example
  • Operational excellence
  • Group role-play exercise
  • Two questions in this pillar
  • Security
  • Group role-play exercise
  • Three questions in this pillar
  • Reliability
  • Group role-play exercise
  • Three questions in this pillar
  • Performance efficiency
  • Group role-play exercise
  • Three questions in this pillar
  • Cost optimization
  • Group role-play exercise
  • Three questions in this pillar
Module 3: Risk Solutions and Priorities
  • AWS Well-Architected workflow
  • Defining and solutioning high risk issues (HRIs) and medium risk issues (MRIs)
  • Identifying significant risks and solutioning group discussion for:
  • Operational excellence
  • Security
  • Reliability
  • Performance efficiency
  • Cost optimization
  • Prioritizing improvements
Module 4: Resources
  • Resource pages
  • AWS Well-Architected ISVs
Module 5: Course Summary
  • Objective recap
  • Debrief
  • What?s next?
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