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AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (SAP-C01) Notes

Table of Contents

  1. Permissions, Identity and Federation
  2. Networking and Hybrid
  3. Storage Services
  4. Compute, Scaling and Load Balancing
  5. Monitoring, Logging and Cost Management
  6. Databases
  7. Data Analytics
  8. App Services, Containers and Serverless
  9. Caching, Delivery and Edge
  10. Migrations and Extensions
  11. Security and Configuration Management
  12. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in AWS
  13. Infrastructure as Code
  14. Deployment and Management
  15. Everything Else

Exam Description

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP-C01) examination is intended for individuals who perform a solutions architect professional role. This exam validates advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform. It validates an examinee's ability to:

  • Design and deploy dynamically scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS.
  • Select appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements.
  • Migrate complex, multi-tier applications on AWS.
  • Design and deploy enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS.
  • Implement cost-control strategies.


Exam Content

Domain % of Examination
Domain 1: Design for Organizational Complexity 12.5%
Domain 2: Design for New Solutions 31%
Domain 3: Migration Planning 15%
Domain 4: Cost Control 12.5%
Domain 5: Continuous Improvement for Existing Solutions 29%
Total 100%


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