SKILL BENCHMARK

AWS Cloud Awareness

  • 22m
  • 22 questions
The AWS Cloud Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize terms and concepts related to key AWS cloud concepts. You will be evaluated on the AWS value proposition, AWS cloud core services, elasticity, security, and storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key AWS cloud terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • compare IAM managed policies
  • compare several cloud providers, including AWS
  • configure EC2 Linux instances
  • configure EC2 Windows instances
  • configure network ACLs in AWS
  • configure security groups in AWS
  • define the AWS agility and flexibility value proposition
  • define the AWS cost value proposition
  • define the AWS elasticity value proposition
  • define the AWS security value proposition
  • define virtualization and describe what is meant by a hypervisor
  • describe the AWS compute services and their use cases
  • describe the primary advantages of AWS compliance programs and name some compliance standards they meet
  • describe what comprises Amazon Web Services
  • illustrate the basic workings of AWS storage services and outline their use cases
  • illustrate the use of IAM groups and users
  • illustrate the use of IAM password policies
  • name and describe the various AWS service pricing models
  • outline the core principles of the shared responsibility model
  • outline the purpose of IAM roles and illustrate how to set them up in AWS
  • recognize how AWS provides cloud products, services, and solutions that are economically viable
  • state the benefits of cloud security and recognize how they relate to using AWS services