SKILL BENCHMARK

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional 2020: Continuous Improvement and Migration Planning Proficiency

  • 30m
  • 30 questions
The AWS Continuous Improvement and Migration Planning Proficiency benchmark assesses your ability to troubleshoot solution architectures and determine the strategies to improve the performance, reliability, and development of an existing solution. You will be evaluated on your skills to select migration tools and/or services for new and migrated solutions and determine a strategy for migrating existing on-premises workloads to the cloud. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to determine a new cloud architecture and a strategy to improve an existing solution for operational excellence.

Topics covered

  • assess cloud migration using the AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool
  • capture VPC network traffic for analysis
  • configure a backup plan
  • configure inventory gathering for S3
  • create an AWS Lambda function
  • create an AWS Snowball job
  • create an EBS volume snapshot
  • create an EC2 launch configuration auto scaling group
  • create a SNS topic
  • deploy a CloudFront configuration
  • deploy a Memcached ElastiCache cluster
  • deploy an Elastic Beanstalk application stack using a sample template
  • deploy a sample app stack using OpsWorks
  • deploy a sample Docker container using AWS ECS
  • deploy Storage Gateway
  • describe the five pillars of a well-architected framework
  • describe the steps involved using CloudEndure for migrations
  • identify cloud application requirements
  • modify the placement of an existing EC2 instance
  • recognize how microservices and decoupling can result in modular, efficient applications
  • recognize Migration Hub options
  • recognize the differences between application, network, and classic load balancers
  • recognize the role of AWS Snowball during cloud migrations
  • recognize when to use CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, and CodePipeline
  • restore data from a MySQL snapshot
  • restore from an AWS backup
  • retrieve an EC2 instance system log
  • use the CLI to import a VM image
  • use the GUI to deploy a message queue
  • use the GUI to view CloudTrail events