SKILL BENCHMARK

AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design Cost-optimized Architectures Competency

  • 20m
  • 20 questions
The AWS Design Cost-optimized Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to select appropriate scaling strategies from a cost perspective, identify when content delivery can be used to reduce costs, and recognize the strategies to reduce data transfer costs within AWS. You will be evaluated on your skills to determine the most cost-effective database options based on requirements. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to identify cost-effective storage solutions, compute, database, and network services.

Topics covered

  • Allow outbound IPv6 traffic using an egress-only Internet gateway
  • Configure a client VPN endpoint
  • Configure a NAT gateway
  • Configure an Internet gateway
  • Configure Elastic IP Addresses
  • configure Reserved Instances to reduce EC2 instance costs
  • Configure virtual private cloud (VPC) domain name system (DNS) options
  • Configure virtual private cloud (VPC) dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) options
  • Create an AWS cost budget
  • Create a VPC
  • Deploy a site-to-site VPN connection to AWS
  • Enable S3 requests and transfers to be paid by the data requester
  • Enable VPC peering
  • Filter VPC outbound DNS requests with DNS Firewall
  • Manage an AWS route table
  • Provision AWS Direct Connect
  • Recall how to reduce cloud computing charges using AWS features
  • recognize how endpoints are used for AWS service connectivity
  • Recognize when to use specific DNS traffic flow policies
  • Reduce EC2 instance costs by configuring Spot Instances