Infrastructure at your Service

Architecting on AWS

dbi InSite Workshops

Learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS

This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the Amazon platform. During this three-day workshop you will learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding how AWS services fit into Cloud-based solutions. In addition, you will get the opportunity to explore AWS Cloud best practices and design patterns for architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS, and build a variety of infrastructures in guided, hands-on activities. The course also covers how to create fledgling architectures and build them into robust and adaptive solutions.

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(*) Prices are to be considered per participant and without VAT

-5% for SOUG, SwissPUG, or DOAG members
Members of the SOUG (Swiss Oracle User Group), SwissPUG (Swiss PostgreSQL User Group) or DOAG (Deutsche Oracle-Anwendergruppe) are entitled to a discount of 5% on our trainings

Training objectives

  • Make architectural decisions based on AWS architectural principles and best practices
  • Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leverage AWS Managed Services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure
  • Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient to increase performance and reduce costs
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions


Day 1

  • Introduction
  • The Simplest Architectures (S3)
  • Lab 1: Hosting a AWS website
  • Compute Layer (EC2)
  • Database Layer (RDS,DynamoDB,etc.)
  • Lab 2: Deploying a Web Application on AWS
  • Networking (VPC,subnet,Gateways)
  • Lab 3: Creating a Virtual Private Cloud

Day 2

  • Networking (connectivity,Endpoints, Load Balancer, HA)
  • Identity and Access Management(IAM)
  • Elasticity, High Availability and Monitoring
  • Lab 4: Creating a Highly Available Environment
  • Automation (IaC, CloudFormation,System Manager)
  • Lab 5: Automating Infrastructure Deployment with AWS CloudFormation
  • Caching

Day 3

  • Building Decoupled Architectures (SQS,SNS)
  • Microservices (ECS, Fargate)
  • Serverless Architectures (AWS Lambda)
  • Lab 6: Implementing a Serverless Architecture with AWS Managed Services
  • RTO/RPO and Backup Recovery Setup
  • Optimizations and Review
  • Course Wrap-up


  • Presentation with many practical exercises
  • Case studies, live demos and discussions
  • Networking during coffee breaks, lunch, and apéro on the last day (included in price, except for on-site/online workshops)

Target group

  • Solutions architects
  • Solution design engineers
  • This course requires a minimum participation of 2 people to take place

Language & documentation

  • The workshop can be held in English, German or French.
  • Documentation: presentation as PDF file (in English)

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