AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level)

  • 10m
  • 10 questions
The AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS Compute Optimizer and various cost savings strategies to reduce monthly charges across all AWS services. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring the S3 Requester Pays option, working with Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance reservations and Spot Instances, and tagging resources for cost allocation using the Console, CLI, and PowerShell. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement cost optimization and performance optimization strategies.

Topics covered

  • analyze AWS resource usage recommendations
  • configure reserved instances to reduce EC2 instance costs
  • configure spot instances to reduce Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance costs
  • create an AWS cost budget
  • create an AWS usage budget
  • enable S3 requests and transfers to be paid by the data requester
  • enable tags for cost allocation
  • recall how to reduce cloud computing charges using AWS features such as savings plans
  • use Trusted Advisor recommendations to optimize security, performance, availability, and cost for AWS services
  • view AWS charges using the cost explorer tool