AWS Cloud Practitioner 2022: Cloud Concepts and Cloud Economics Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 30m
  • 30 questions
The Cloud Concepts and Cloud Economics Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of the fundamentals of AWS networking and compute services and cloud architecture design principles. You will be evaluated on your ability to define aspects of the AWS Cloud, its value proposition, and the characteristics of AWS Cloud Economics. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to recognize cloud architecture design principles and Cloud Economics.

Topics covered

  • compare cloud computing types
  • compare cloud deployment models
  • compare server-based instances and containers to serverless Lambda functions and Fargate containers
  • compare several cloud providers, including AWS
  • configure an AWS Free Tier account
  • define compute as a service in AWS
  • define routing in a VPC
  • define virtualization and describe what is meant by a hypervisor
  • describe the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service
  • describe the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) components
  • describe the shared responsibility model and the AWS security triad
  • illustrate how networking works in AWS
  • illustrate how the Cost Explorer in AWS is used
  • illustrate how the Pricing Calculator in AWS is used
  • illustrate how to use an AWS Virtual Private Cloud
  • illustrate the different type of AWS connectivity options
  • illustrate the different types of Amazon Machine Images available in AWS
  • name and describe the various AWS service pricing models
  • outline Amazon VPC security features
  • outline AWS Free Tier offerings
  • outline the AWS agility and flexibility value proposition
  • outline the AWS cloud practitioner exam blueprint
  • outline the AWS cost value proposition
  • outline the AWS elasticity value proposition
  • outline the AWS security value proposition
  • outline what comprises Amazon Web Services
  • outline what is meant by the root account in AWS and how best to manage it
  • recall key service offerings of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • recognize how AWS provides cloud products, services, and solutions that are economically viable
  • state the definition cloud computing