AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate — SAA (C02) — Cheatsheet 

Posted on February 25, 2022

AWS Certified Solutions Architect is among the most valuable and highly sought-after cloud computing certifications in the world today. Earning AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Associate validates the ability to design and implement distributed systems on AWS.


In your pursuit to pass this prestigious associate-level AWS certificate, we prepared this cheat sheet to help fellow Netizens pass this certification, and level up their cloud career.

The cheat sheet is broken down by domains per the official exam guide.

Domains Breakdown

About Exam

The exam costs 150 USD and the total length to complete the exam is 130 minutes. There will be 65 questions either multiple choice or multiple responses. The passing score is at 72% as of now.

NOTE: We strongly recommend, getting at least 1 year of hands-on practical AWS experience to get familiar with AWS products offerings.

Design Resilient Architectures (30%)

Disaster Recovery Strategies
Fig: SQS Message Visibility Timeout

Design High-Performing Architectures (28%)

Design Secure Applications and Architectures (24%)

Design Cost-Optimized Architectures (18%)

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