SKILL BENCHMARK

AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency

  • 15m
  • 15 questions
The AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency benchmark measures your ability to create and maintain AWS Auto Scaling plans, caching, Amazon RDS and Aurora Replicas, and loosely coupled architectures, as well as differentiate between horizontal and vertical scaling. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring AWS Elastic Load Balancing and Amazon Route 53 health checks and implementing fault-tolerant workloads. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement scalability, elasticity, high availability, resilient environments, and backup and restore strategies.

Topics covered

  • configure Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)
  • create Amazon Aurora database replicas
  • create RDS database replicas
  • create various types of AWS snapshots
  • define strategies to ensure business continuity and disaster recovery in the event of disruptions
  • define ways in which high availability can be achieved in AWS
  • distinguish between horizontal and vertical scaling
  • enable database backup and restores
  • enable data protection using AWS Backup
  • enable S3 bucket replication
  • list backup and restore strategies
  • manage Auto Scaling plans
  • manage AWS Auto Scaling groups
  • work with S3 bucket lifecycle rules
  • work with S3 bucket versioning