AWS Well-Architected Best Practices

The Well-Architected Framework enables you to make informed decisions about your customers architectures in a cloud-native way and understand the impact of design decisions that are made.

By using the Well-Architected Framework, you will understand the risks in your architecture and ways to mitigate them. This course is designed to provide a deep dive into the AWS Well-Architected Framework and its 5 pillars. This course also covers the Well-Architected Review process, and using the AWS Well-Architected Tool to complete reviews.

1 day/8 hours of instruction
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Group Rate: $625

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Part 1: Well-Architected Introduction

  1. History of Well-Architected
  2. Goals of Well-Architected
  3. What is the AWS Well-Architected Framework?
  4. The AWS Well-Architected Tool

Part 2: Design Principles

  1. Operational Excellence
  2. Lab 1: Operational Excellence
  3. Reliability
  4. Lab 2: Reliability
  5. Security
  6. Lab 3: Security
  7. Performance Efficiency
  8. Lab 4: Performance Efficiency
  9. Cost Optimization
  10. Lab 5: Cost Optimization


  • Knowledge of core AWS services (Course: AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials classroom or digital training)
  • Knowledge of AWS management interfaces (Course: AWS Technical Essentials classroom or digital training)
  • Knowledge of core AWS design and architecture (Course: Architecting on AWS)
  • Technical professionals involved in architecting, building, and operating AWS solutions.

  • Identify the Well-Architected Framework features, design principles, design pillars, and common uses
  • Apply the design principles, key services, and best practices for each pillar of the Well-Architected Framework
  • Use the Well-Architected Tool to conduct Well-Architected Reviews

A full refund will be issued for class cancellations made at least 15 business days before the course begins. Payment is nonrefundable for cancellations or reschedules made within 15 business days from the course start date and for NoShows (students who do not attend class).
For reschedules made within 15 business days from the course start date, students must reschedule immediately for a current, published course, up to a maximum of 90 days from the original date.
A student may reschedule a class or exam up to 2 times. Any additional reschedules will not be allowed.

AWS Well-Architected Best Practices Schedule


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Jun 26th - 26th, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET

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Dec 12th - 12th, 2023
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