SKILL BENCHMARK

AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2020: Design High-performing Architectures Competency

  • 32m
  • 32 questions
The AWS Design High-performing Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to identify elastic and scalable compute solutions for a workload. You will be assessed on your skills to select high-performing networking, storage, and database solutions for a workload. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to choose appropriate high performing solutions.

Topics covered

  • attach an EBS volume to an EC2 instance
  • automate the addition and removal of EC2 instances to support a workload
  • configure a custom AMI
  • configure a hosted DNS domain
  • configure an AWS site-to-site VPN
  • configure a network ACL
  • configure CloudFront
  • configure Glacier archiving
  • configure VPC DHCP options
  • configure VPC DNS options
  • connect to Linux virtual machines over SSH
  • create volume snapshots
  • deploy an auto scaling group
  • deploy a static website
  • deploy a storage queue
  • deploy DynamoDB
  • differentiate between SQL and NoSQL
  • enable NFS mount points through EFS
  • enable RDS replicas for increased fault tolerance
  • enable S3 bucket cross-region replication
  • enable VPC peering
  • improve app performance through a load balancer configuration
  • manage Linux instances over SSH
  • modify the instance type to support the workload
  • recognize how data is treated at various stages in its life
  • recognize the purpose of content delivery networks
  • select the appropriate database type to address business needs
  • set the object storage class using the GUI
  • upload S3 content using PowerShell
  • use PowerShell to deploy a Windows EC2 instance
  • use the CLI to create a S3 bucket
  • use the GUI to configure a placement group