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.


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Learning Objectives

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)

  • 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
    Group role-play exercise
    Three questions in this pillar
    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
    Performance efficiency
    Cost optimization
    Prioritizing improvements

  • Module 4: Resources

  • Resource pages
    AWS Well-Architected ISVs

  • Module 5: Course Summary

  • Objective recap
    What’s next?


Learners who will find this course applicable to their work include Solutions architects, Cloud practitioners, Data engineers, Data scientists, and Developers.




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Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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