Zach Lawrence, Dev Technology Senior IT System Administrator, joins Adam D’Angelo to talk about a preparing for the AWS Solution Architect Associate Exam as well as some of the unique considerations for development in the cloud environment. Zach and Adam discuss the following.
AWS Solution Architect exam prep tips including the importance of understanding the vocabulary, using practice tests to prepare, and the importance of practicing with VPCs
The importance of understanding the formal features of AWS for making tradeoff decisions
How architecting in the cloud changes the way you think about developing a solution—the underlying infrastructure is essential to leveraging the benefits of the cloud
Using different locations for latency tradeoffs
The importance of hands on learning
Selecting cloud native vs cloud agnostic functionality
Security on-prem vs the cloud
Avoiding vendor lock-in
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