Building and maintaining complex distributed systems
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

In-Person Training
Building resilient systems on AWS

John Sasser (Stratuscale)
Monday, June 19 & Tuesday, June 20, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 230 C
Level: Intermediate
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Participants should plan to attend both days of this 2-day training course. Platinum and Training passes do not include access to tutorials on Tuesday.

John Sasser shares best practices for designing and deploying resilient, fault-tolerant systems on AWS and offers deep dives into managed versus unmanaged services, monitoring and observability, high-availability design patterns, fault-tolerant and self-healing systems, disaster recovery and business continuity approaches, and DDoS mitigation.

What you'll learn, and how you can apply it

  • Understand tried and true methodologies for implementing resilient, highly available, fault-tolerant infrastructures on AWS.
  • Explore the spectrum of AWS services available for disaster recovery/ business continuity, and analyze the cost / benefits trade offs of each.
  • Learn architectural best practices for the AWS Well-Architeced Framework in the areas of Security, Reliability, Performance, and Cost Optimization.
  • Learn how to implement a Serverless architecture.
  • Learn how to avoid and/or mitigate DDoS attacks.

This training is for you because...

  • You are a solution architect, DevOps engineer, or developer who manages infrastructure.

Prerequisites:

  • A clear understanding of general IT concepts, including networking and storage
  • A working knowledge of distributed systems and cloud computing
  • 1–2 years experience working on AWS (or any associate-level AWS certification)

Hardware and/or installation requirements:

  • A laptop
  • An AWS account

John Sasser shares best practices for designing and deploying resilient, fault-tolerant systems on AWS and offers deep dives into managed versus unmanaged services, monitoring and observability, high-availability design patterns, fault-tolerant and self-healing systems, disaster recovery and business continuity approaches, and DDoS mitigation.

Outline

Day 1

  • 9:00am–9:30am: Introduction
  • 9:30am–10:30am: AWS core services
  • 10:30am–11:00am: Morning break
  • 11:00am–12:30pm: Managed versus unmanaged services
  • 12:30pm–1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm–3:00pm: Monitoring and observability (with demo)
  • 3:00pm–3:30pm: Afternoon break
  • 3:30pm–5:00pm: High-availability design patterns

Day 2

  • 9:00am–9:30am: Review and Q&A
  • 9:30am–10:30am: Fault-tolerant and self-healing systems—Part 1
  • 10:30am–11:00am: Morning break
  • 11:00am–12:30pm: Fault-tolerant and self-healing systems—Part 2 (demo)
  • 12:30pm–1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm–2:00pm: Disaster recovery and business continuity approaches
  • 2:00pm–3:00pm: DDoS mitigation
  • 3:00pm–3:30pm: Afternoon break
  • 3:30pm–5:00pm: Lab—Implementing a resilient, fault-tolerant design

About your instructor

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John Sasser is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect—Professional with more than 20 years’ experience designing, deploying, and managing mission-critical systems in the cloud for a variety of organizations, including Apple, EMC, the DOD, and the DOJ.

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