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Ultimate AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate 2022

Welcome.  I'm here to help you prepare and PASS the newest AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam.

[October 2021 Update]: Over 100 videos have been refreshed/added to keep up with the AWS UI changes and exam changes

[April 2021 Update]: Over 100 videos have been refreshed/added to keep up with the AWS UI changes and exam changes

[Dec 2020 Update]: The S3 section has been entirely re-recorded to accommodate for the AWS UI changes

[May 2020 Update]: 20+ videos have been updated to keep up with AWS UI changes.

[February 2020 Update - SAA-C02]: The course has been updated for the Overall, 80 videos have been added or updated, and the course is now 22 hours long. Happy learning.

[July 2019 Update]: Few lectures refreshed, including AWS Budgets and EC2 placement groups.

Beginners welcome: no need to know anything about AWS.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification is one of the most challenging exams. It's great at assessing how well you understand not just AWS, but making sure you are making the best architectural decisions based on situations, which makes this certification incredibly valuable to have and pass. Rest assured, I've passed it myself with a score of 982 out of 1000. Yes, you read that right, I only made one mistake.  Next, I want to help YOU pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification with flying colors.

This is going to be a long journey, but passing the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam will be worth it.

This AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate course is different from the other ones you'll find on Udemy. Dare I say, better (but you'll judge. )

  • We will spend over three hours discussing solution architecture on AWS in depth. 

  • It covers in-depth all the new topics on the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate SAA-C02 exam

  • It's packed with practical knowledge on how to use AWS inside and out as a solutions architect

  • It teaches you how to prepare for the AWS exam AND how to prepare for the real world

  • It's a logical progression of topics, not a laundry list of random services

  • It's fast-paced and to the point

  • It has professional subtitles

  • All 500+ slides available as downloadable PDF

Concretely, here's what we'll learn to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam:

  • The AWS Fundamentals: .. the real world. )


My name is Stephane Maarek, and I'll be your instructor in this course. I teach about AWS certifications with my focus always on helping my students improve their professional proficiencies in AWS. I am also the author of some of the most highly-rated & best-selling courses on AWS Lambda, AWS CloudFormation & AWS EC2.

Throughout my career in designing and delivering these certifications and courses, I have already taught

With AWS becoming much more than a buzzword out there, I've decided it's time for students to properly learn how to be an AWS Solutions Architect Associate. So, let’s kick start the course. You are in good hands.

This course also comes with:

  • Lifetime access to all future updates

  • A responsive instructor in the Q&A Section

  • Udemy Certificate of Completion Ready for Download

  • A 30 Day "No Questions Asked" Money Back Guarantee.

Join me in this course if you want to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification SAA-C02 Exam and master the AWS platform.

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I didn't bother doing the cloud guru course after reading the reviews here and was glad I did in fact "choose wisely".

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Rating 4.6 based on 2,740 ratings
Length 27 total hours
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Cost $12
From Udemy
Instructors Stephane Maarek | AWS Certified Solutions Architect & Developer, Stephane Maarek | AWS Certified Solutions Architect & Developer Associate, Stephane Maarek | AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner,Solutions Architect,Developer
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