SKILL BENCHMARK

AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency

  • 10m
  • 10 questions
The AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency benchmark measures your ability to implement cost allocation tags, identify opportunities to use managed services, and remediate underutilized or unused resources using AWS services, tools, budgets, and billing alarms. You will be assessed on your skills in recommending compute resources based on performance metrics, implement S3 performance features, and enable enhanced EC2 capabilities. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement cost optimization and performance optimization strategies.

Topics covered

  • analyze AWS costs using the Cost Explorer tool
  • analyze AWS usage to identity underutilized resources
  • create an EC2 savings plan
  • create AWS budgets
  • deploy an EC2 spot instance
  • deploy an RDS reserved instance
  • describe strategies for minimizing AWS costs
  • manage consolidated billing
  • schedule reserved instances
  • tag resources for cost management purposes