AWS Cloud Practitioner 2022: Cloud Technology Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 30m
  • 30 questions
The Cloud Technology Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS storage and databases, best practices for monitoring and optimization, and the various tools involved in cloud deployment and operation and how to configure them. You will be evaluated on your skills in outlining the features and purposes of AWS core services and the fundamental aspects of AWS technology support services. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to work with AWS core services and recognize the deployment techniques and technology support resources.

Topics covered

  • compare AWS database services
  • compare AWS storage types
  • compare the support plans available in AWS
  • configure Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Linux instances
  • configure AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) buckets
  • configure EBS
  • configure EC2 Windows instances
  • define Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • define JSON
  • define object storage with Amazon S3
  • define the Amazon DynamoDB service
  • demonstrate how Trusted Advisor is used
  • describe the AWS compute services and their use cases
  • describe the AWS database services and their use cases
  • describe the AWS networking and content distribution services and their use cases
  • describe what Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing mean in AWS
  • explore Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • identify sources of documentation and support in AWS
  • identify the characteristics and uses of CloudTrail
  • illustrate the basic workings of AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) security features
  • illustrate the basic workings of AWS storage services and outline their use cases
  • outline AWS Organizations
  • outline CloudEndure in AWS
  • outline how billing and costs are managed through AWS
  • outline the basic workings of the Elastic Block Store (EBS) security service in AWS
  • outline the purpose of CloudFormation
  • outline the purpose of CloudFront
  • outline what CloudWatch is used for
  • recall best practices and tools available for AWS optimization
  • recall best practices and tools available for monitoring in AWS