Cloud for Engineering Leaders Proficiency (Advanced Level)

  • 14m
  • 14 questions
The Cloud for Engineering Leaders Proficiency (Advanced Level) benchmark measures your ability to outline and use cloud infrastructure and services. You will be evaluated on your recognition of how to meet cloud compliance requirements, monitor resource usage, and optimize costs. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have good experience with cloud computing frameworks and can lead cloud teams.

Topics covered

  • create a custom metric derived from an application log and create an automated response based on an alarm threshold
  • create a Terraform configuration file to deploy a web application and its supporting infrastructure
  • create custom compliance checks to maintain compliance of cloud components
  • identify the key requirements and tools for auditing cloud-based activities
  • identify tools for providing and analyzing key metrics around resource usage
  • implement a static website in AWS S3 without provisioning any servers
  • list common tools to help identify errors and latency in distributed applications
  • outline event-driven approaches to managing operational issues and automating response handling
  • outline how to virtualize networking features and connect on-premises environments to the cloud
  • outline tools and approaches used for ensuring that cost awareness is embraced by all stakeholders
  • recognize the benefits of compliance services offered by cloud providers
  • recognize the benefits of leveraging application data for analytics
  • state the benefits of using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools to deploy and update application infrastructure
  • use common tools to implement cost-saving practices