SKILL BENCHMARK

Serverless Awareness

  • 14m
  • 14 questions
The Serverless Awareness benchmark measures whether a learner has had exposure to basic Serverless practices and theories. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates awareness in some areas of the Serverless discipline.

Topics covered

  • describe steps and considerations involved in migrating from an existing service to serverless
  • describe the cloud application maturity model and cloud-native stack model with a focus on long-term observable trends in cloud systems engineering
  • differentiate between the characteristics of serverless computing and Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • distinguish between the features and use cases of serverless and container deployment
  • list common architectures that integrate serverless approaches and identify factors to consider when implementing a serverless architecture
  • list steps and best practices for migrating from monolithic apps to serverless architecture
  • outline characteristics, benefits, and applications of serverless architecture
  • outline considerations for selecting a serverless implementation
  • outline the evolution of cloud data center models for autonomic and agile elastic resource provisioning
  • recall the journey of cloud computing from the shared mainframes era to managed cloud solutions
  • recognize considerations for outsourcing IT operations and strategic value of IT activities, and risks associated with IT outsourcing
  • recognize differences between DevOps and NoOps and describe the impact of NoOps on serverless deployment
  • recognize different types of data centers, their hardware requirements, and the layers of data center network architecture
  • recognize prominent serverless computing platforms and the advantages of runtime