SKILL BENCHMARK

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional 2020: Organizational Complexity and Cost Control Proficiency

  • 25m
  • 25 questions
The AWS Organizational Complexity and Cost Control Proficiency benchmark measures your ability to design a multi-account AWS environment for complex organizations. You will be evaluated on your skills to determine which controls to design and implement in order to ensure cost optimization and identify opportunities to reduce cost in an existing architecture. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates their skills to use AWS Organizations and select a cost-effective pricing model for a solution services.

Topics covered

  • centrally manage patches, images, and software inventory
  • configure an AppStream fleet and stack
  • configure an AppStream image
  • configure AWS consolidated billing between AWS accounts
  • configure AWS Organization SCPs and recognize how they differ from IAM policies
  • configure EC2 batch workloads
  • configure reserved instances to reduce EC2 instance costs
  • configure spot instances to reduce EC2 instance costs
  • connect to an Amazon WorkSpace
  • connect to AppStream apps
  • create a custom Amazon WorkSpaces image
  • create an Amazon WorkSpace
  • create an AWS cost budget
  • create an AWS usage budget
  • enable S3 requests and transfers to be paid by the data requester
  • inventory and track AWS resource configurations through AWS Config
  • modify Amazon WorkSpaces settings
  • present AWS resource offerings through a customized service portal
  • recognize how AWS Organizations provide central AWS account management
  • switch between AWS accounts in Visual Studio
  • use PowerShell to retrieve AWS charges
  • use the CLI to retrieve AWS charges
  • use the GUI to manage AWS Organizations and OUs
  • view AWS accounts added to an AWS Organization
  • view AWS charges using the cost explorer tool