AWS Cloud Practitioner: Cloud Concepts and Technology Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 25m
  • 25 questions
The AWS Cloud Concepts and Technology Literacy benchmark measures your ability to recognize the value of the AWS Cloud. You will be assessed on your skills to describe and position the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to identify AWS services for common use cases.

Topics covered

  • compare cloud deployment models
  • compare cloud types
  • compare several cloud providers, including AWS
  • configure EC2 Linux instances
  • configure EC2 Windows instances
  • configure S3 buckets
  • define the AWS agility and flexibility value proposition
  • define the AWS cost value proposition
  • define the AWS elasticity value proposition
  • define virtualization and describe what is meant by a hypervisor
  • describe the AWS compute services and their use cases
  • describe the AWS networking and content distribution services and their use cases
  • describe the features and uses of AWS Organizations
  • describe what Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing mean in AWS
  • illustrate the basic workings of the EBS security service in AWS
  • illustrate the different type of AWS connectivity options
  • illustrate the different types of Amazon Machine Images available in AWS
  • illustrate the support plans available in AWS
  • illustrate what CloudWatch is used for
  • outline how billing and costs are managed through AWS
  • outline the purpose of CloudFormation
  • outline the purpose of CloudFront
  • outline what is meant by the root account in AWS and how best to manage it
  • recognize how AWS provides cloud products, services, and solutions that are economically viable
  • specify sources of documentation and support in AWS