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A start-up organization is using the cost explorer tool to view and analyze its costs and usage. Which of the below statements are correct with regards to the cost explorer tool
1. provides usage-based forecasting
2. provides trends that you can use to understand your costs
the project team requires an AWS service that provides a filesystem simultaneously mounted from different instances of EC2. Which AWS service will satisfy this requirement?
What are advantages of moving to the cloud? (3)
1. stop spending money running and maintaining data centers
2. benefit from massive economies of scale
3. go global in minutes
project team enhancing the security features of a banking application, requires implementing a threat detection service that continuously monitors malicious activities and unauthorized behaviors to protect AWS accounts, workloads, and data stored in Amazon S3. Which AWS services should the project team select?
What is AWS Shield
a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS
what is AWS Firewall Manager
a security management service that allows you to centrally configure and manage firewall rules across your accounts and applications in AWS Organization
What is Amazon Inspector
an automated security assessment service that helps improve the security and compliance of applications deployed on AWS
What is Amazon GuardDuty
a threat detection service that continuously monitors malicious activities and unauthorized behaviors to protect your AWS accounts, workloads, and data stored in Amazon S3
what support plans offer 24/7 technical support via phone, email, and chat access to Cloud Support Engineers
which AWS product provides a unified user interface, enabling easy management of software development activities in one place, along with, quick development, build, and deployment of applications on AWS
____ automates the discovery of sensitive data at scale and lowers the cost of protecting your data using machine learning and pattern matching techniques
what is Amazon Macie
automates the discovery of sensitive data at scale and lowers the cost of protecting your data
what is AWS Security Hub
gives you a comprehensive view of your high-priority security alerts and security posture across your AWS accounts
security and compliance is a shared responsibility between AWS and the customer. which amongst the below-listed options are AWS responsibilities?
1. security OF the cloud
2. patch management within the infrastructure
most up-to-the-minute information on AWS service availability could be determined from?
AWS Service health dashboard
what is AWS Personal health dashboard
provides alerts and remediation guidance when AWS experiences that may impact you
what is Amazon CloudWatch
a monitoring and observability service built for DevOps engineers, developers, site reliability engineers, and IT managers
an industry regulatory body requires a healthcare insurance company to fully control cryptographic key management locally to ensure the safeguarding of sensitive patient data. How can the organization achieve this, given that all their workloads are in the cloud?
during an internal exercise, auditors have requested the administrator to provide granular billing data for the main AWS account. The requirement is for the amount that a particular service accrued in an hour on the third day of a billing month. Can this information be obtained?
Yes, the administrator can obtain the information in the cost and usage report
based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework, how should a start-up company with a dynamic AWS environment manage their users and resources securely without affecting the cost? (2)
1. use of AWS organizations with respective OUs that differentiate billing across the company's functions
2. implement the most stringent security measures on the VPC-edge rather than on the resource hosts
which pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework places emphasis on making informed decisions on the backdrop of processed data/
Performance Efficiency Pillar
in the AWS environment using an EC2 instance, what is the difference between metadata and user data?
instance metadata are defined parameters and attributes specified in instance configuration, whilst user data is the information passed to the instance's operating system to automatically execute while launching the instance
the developers in the operations department want to use an IDE to run, test, and debug code for Lambda functions. Which AWS service is the most appropriate
what is AWS Lambda ideal for
functions, purpose-specific logic that performs repetitive processes
an administrator would like to install and run the same CloudWatch Agent configuration on ten Amazon EC2 instances to collect custom metrics from them. What is the most efficient method to achieve this objective?
install and configure the CloudWatch Agent on one of the EC2 instances, then write the CloudWatch Agent configuration to the parameter store of AWS Systems Manager (SSM). Install the CloudWatch Agent configuration from SSM onto the other nine EC2 instances
An administrator need to manage many AWS accounts within a big organization. which of the following is the most appropriate AWS service for an administrator to utilize?
what is CloudTrail
a tool to track AWS API activities
what is AWS Organizations
orders AWS accounts into logical groups called organization units and is a suitable tool to manage many AWS accounts
a group of non-tech savy friends are looking to set up a website for an upcoming event at a cost-effective price, with a novice-friendly interface. Which AWS service is the most appropriate to use?
which of the following accurately describes a typical use case in which the AWS CodePipeline service can be utilized?
to orchestrate and automate the various phases involved in the release of application updates in-line with a predefined release model
a cloud solutions architect needs to execute urgent mission-critical tasks on the AWS Management console. But he has left his Windows-based machine at home. Given that only Non-Graphical User Interface (non-GUI), Linux-based machines are currently available, what would be the most secure option to administer these tasks on the cloud infrastructure?
install and run AWS CLI on one of the non-GUI Linux-based machines, in a shell environment such as bash. The cloud solutions architect will be able to access ALL services just as they can also be accessed from a Windows-based machine
which of the following statements best describe the AWS Personal Health Dashboard? (2)
1. user-specific view on the availability and performance of AWS services, underlying their AWS resources
2. a service that prompts the user with alerts and notifications on AWS scheduled activities, pending issues, and planned changes
your organization is planning to migrate to AWS cloud services but the management is concerned about the cost and initial investment needed. Which of the following features of AWS pricing would help your firm to lower the initial investment required for the AWS migration? (2)
1. the ability to pay as you go
2. no upfront costs
a startup company that works on social media apps development would like to grant freelance developers temporary access to its Lambda functions setup on AWS. These developers would be signing-in via Facebook authentication. Which service is most appropriate to grant secure access?
Use Amazon Cognito for web-identity federation
during an organization's information systems audit, the administrator is requested to provide a dossier of security and compliance reports and online service agreements between the organization and AWS. Which service can they utilize to acquire this information?
what is AWS Artifact
a comprehensive resource center to have access to the -AWS auditor-issued reports and security and compliance documentation from several renowned independent standard organizations
an administrator is looking to run their cloud infrastructure along best practice guidelines by leveraging on Amazon Inspector and AWS Trusted Advisor services. which of the following statements correctly describe how this can be done? (2)
1. adhering to recommendations given in the main pillars of AWS Trusted Advisor, which are cost optimization, security, performance, fault-tolerance and service limits
2. regularly running Amazon Inspector service on EC2 instances to get a concise list of security vulnerabilities and exposures to attack
why does it take between 24-48 hours for changes made to a hosted zone in Amazon Route53 to reflect globally?
DNS resolvers around the world can only reflect the changes in their cache after the Time To Live (TTL) has expired, it is 24 hours by default
which of the following Amazon Web Services can be referred to as a serverless service? (2)
1. AWS Lambda
2. Amazon DynamoDB
your development team is planning to host a development environment on the cloud. This consists of EC2 and RDS instances. This environment will probably only be required for 2 months. Which types of instances would you use for this purpose?
What is on-demand instances
you only pay for EC2 instances you use. Frees you from the costs and complexities of planning, purchasing, and maintaining hardware
what is reserved instances
provides you with a capacity restriction, and offer a significant discount on the hourly charge for an instance. Contract Terms are 1 year or 3-year terms
what is spot instances
enables you to bid whatever price you want for instance capacity, providing for even greater savings if your applications have flexible start and end times
what is dedicated hosts
physical EC2 server dedicated for your use. Dedicated Hosts can help you reduce costs by allowing you to use your existing server-bound software licenses
why is Amazon DynamoDB service best-suited for implementation in mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and gaming applications?
DynamoDB has flexible data model and single-digit millisecond latency
your company is planning to use the AWS Cloud. but, there is a management decision that resources need to split department wise. and the decision is tending towards managing multiple AWS accounts. which of the following would help in the effective management and also provide an efficient costing model?
what does AWS Organizations do
allows you to create groups of accounts and then apply policies to those groups
what service allows you to distribute load across multiple EC2 instances?
AWS Elastic Load Balancer
you have an application developed in NET. this application works with the S3 buckets in a particular region. The application is hosted on an EC2 instance. Which of the following should ideally be used to ensure that the EC2 instance has the appropriate access to the S3 buckets?
AWS IAM Policies
an ELB instance is configured with the default HealthCheck and Response Timeout intervals as 30 seconds and 5 seconds respectively. How long will it take for an instance within a target group to be labelled as OutOfService, if it goes down a second after the latest HealthCheck?
which of the following helps to set up a logically isolated section of the AWS cloud?
AWS VPC (Virtual Private Cloud)
a company wants to utilize AWS storage. For them, low storage cost is paramount. the data is rarely retrieved and data retrieval time of several hours is acceptable for them. what is the best storage option to use?
which statements regarding VPC Peering is accurate? (2)
1. two VPCs in different AWS Regions and under separate AWS Accounts can share traffic between each other
2. VPC Peering can be used to replicate data to geographically distinct locations for fault-tolerance, disaster recovery and redundancy
in the AWS Billing and Management service, which tool can provide usage-based forecasts of estimated billing costs and usage for the coming months
AWS Cost Explorer
in a fully managed service such as Amazon Aurora, what are the implications of the Shared Responsibility Model (2)
1. Amazon is responsible for the physical infrastructure on which the user's data resides
2. Amazon is responsible for the RDS instances, the operating system updates, patching of software and it's maintenance
a website for an international sports governing body would like to serve its content to viewers from different parts of the world in their vernacular language. which is the most suitable service that will allow different language versions of the same website to be served?
which of the following security requirements are managed by AWS? (3)
1. physical security
2. disk disposal
3. hardware patching
which of the following features of Amazon RDS allows for better availability of databases?
your company is planning to host a large e-commerce application on the AWS Cloud. one of their major concerns is internet attacks such as DDoS attacks. which of the following services can help mitigate this concern? (2)
2. AWS Shield
for the AWS Shared Responsibility Model, which of the following responsibilities are a part of shared controls by both customer and AWS? (3)
1. patch management
2. configuration management
what is the value of having AWS Cloud services accessible through an Application Programming Interface (API)
it allows developers to work with AWS resources programmatically
there is an external audit being carried out on your company. the IT auditor needs to have a log of all access to the AWS resources in the company's account. what service can assist in providing these details
an organization has a persistently high amount of throughput. it requires connectivity with no jitter and very low latency between its on-premise infrastructure and its AWS cloud build to support live streaming and real-time services. what is the MOST appropriate solution to meet this requirement
AWS Direct Connect
a web administrator maintains several public and private web-based resources for an organization. which service can they use to keep track of the expiry dates of SSL/TLS certificates as well as updating and renewal?
AWS Certificate Manager
which of the following are best practices when designing cloud-based systems? (2)
1. build loosely-coupled components
2. assume everything will fail
what is the concept of an AWS region?
it is a geographical area divided into Availability Zones
which of the following are attributes that determine the cost of On-Demand EC2 Instance? (3)
1. instance type
2. AMI type
when using On-Demand instances in AWS, which of the following is a false statement when it comes to the costing for the Instance?
you have to pay the termination fees if you terminate the instance
which of the following tools can be used to create an estimated cost for a new solution to be deployed on AWS Cloud infrastructure?
AWS Pricing Calculator
to maximize user satisfaction, you are asked to improve the performance of the application for local and global users. As part of this initiative, you must monitor the application endpoint health and route traffic to the most appropriate application endpoint. Which service will you prefer to use?
Amazon Global Accelerator
a "Member AWS account" in an AWS Organization (using consolidated billing) wants to receive a cost breakdown report (product-wise daily report) so that the analysis of cost and usage could be done. Where can this report be configured to be delivered?
S3 bucket owned by the master account
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