AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design High-performing Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)

  • 20m
  • 20 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

  • Change the Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance type to accommodate a workload
  • Configure bucket policies to allow limited access
  • Configure the CloudFront CDN to accelerate content retrieval speed
  • Create an EC2 launch configuration auto scaling group
  • Create an S3 bucket
  • Deploy a Linux EC2 instance
  • Deploy a Windows EC2 instance
  • Deploy Storage Gateway
  • Enable S3 encryption
  • Ensure data immutability with S3 object lock
  • Ensure the correct storage tier is being used based on file usage
  • Manage a Linux EC2 instance using SSH
  • Manage a Windows EC2 instance using RDP
  • Manage EC2 Instance Hibernation
  • Monitor EC2 instance performance
  • Recall when CDNs should be used
  • Recognize the benefit of database caching
  • Recognize when Amazon Fargate, EMR, and Batch should be used
  • Recognize when to use Amazon Athena, Amazon QuickSight, Amazon Kinesis, AWS Glue, and AWS Lake Formation
  • Upload data to an S3 bucket