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AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam Guide (SAP-C02)

By : Patrick Sard, Yohan Wadia
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AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam Guide (SAP-C02)

By: Patrick Sard, Yohan Wadia

Overview of this book

Known for its difficulty and ranking among the highest-paying IT certifications, the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional (SAP-C02) certification demands significant hands-on experience for success. This comprehensive guide reinforces your knowledge and enhances your skills in various solution architectures and services. Additionally, you’ll gain lifetime access to supplementary practice resources such as mock exams, flashcards, and exam tips from experts. Aligned with exam objectives, this AWS certification study guide helps you assess your knowledge through timed mock tests that simulate exam conditions. Beyond exam preparation, you’ll develop advanced skills in designing distributed systems on AWS cloud and become proficient in providing architectural recommendations for complex application implementation, and enhancing infrastructure efficiency. As you advance, you’ll gain insights into how to foster unique thinking and factor diverse considerations while architecting solutions. You’ll also get to grips with designing multi-tier applications, deploying enterprise-grade operations, and migrating complex applications to AWS. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to design and deploy innovative solutions on AWS, unlocking new opportunities and driving success in the dynamic world of cloud computing.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)

Determining an Authentication and Access Control Strategy for Complex Organizations

This chapter introduces the first objective of this book, that is, determining an authentication and access control strategy to address the requirements of complex organizations.

To pass your Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect Professional certification, you will start by revisiting the key concepts and mechanisms supporting Identity and Access Management (IAM) on AWS. You will then investigate cross-account access control and user federation, which are essential support for complex organizations. Finally, you will cover the multiple ways an organization can provide its users access to AWS by leveraging its existing directory service.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Identity and Access Management
  • Examining access control
  • Leveraging access delegation
  • Considering user federation
  • Reviewing AWS Directory Service

Since you are preparing...