AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Set1

Welcome to AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Set1.

 

1. You have a number of application servers behind an Elastic Load Balancer and your security team is requesting that you provide detailed information for every request received by the load balancer, including client IP address and server responses. They would like these logs to be stored in an S3 bucket for future use. Which service can you use to provide this?
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Your application is using Elasticache to handle session state and cache frequently accessed data, however during peak times users are complaining that your website is running very slowly. You check the CloudWatch metrics for your application servers and database and cannot see any evidence of an issue, however you notice that your Memcached cluster is showing 98% CPU utilization. What can you do to improve performance?


 


3. A custom CloudWatch metric is required to monitor which of the following?
4. Which of the following CloudWatch metrics would be most useful in diagnosing a suspected I/O issue on your EBS volume?
5. Which of the following services can you use to monitor API calls in AWS?
6. Which of the following services is used for Monitoring AWS resources as well as the applications you run on AWS?
7. Which feature allows you to organize your AWS resources according to user-defined tags?
8. You are running your mission-critical application on a large number of On-Demand EC2 instances and your monthly bill is steadily growing each month. Your Head of Finance challenges the project to reduce infrastructure costs by 50% over the next 3 months. What can you suggest to optimize your AWS infrastructure costs?
9. Your data analytics team wants to run a number of data processing jobs in parallel. All processed data will be written to an RDS database and the developers have indicated that it doesn't matter if the jobs stop and restart. You have a number of days to produce the data. Which is the most cost-effective way to purchase compute instances to run these jobs?
10. Which AWS service allows you to audit the configuration of your AWS environment, provides a resource inventory and can be used to notify you of configuration changes?
11. For custom CloudWatch metrics, what is the minimum granularity in terms of time that CloudWatch can monitor.
12. Which feature allows you to organize your AWS resources according to user-defined tags?
13. By default, EC2 monitoring carried out by CloudWatch monitors which metrics? (Choose 3)
14. For which of the following would you need to use a custom metric in order to monitor it in CloudWatch?
15. Your application is running slowly and you notice the number of evictions on your Elasticache cluster is steadily increasing, what should you do?
16. Which of the following services can you use to monitor performance metrics in AWS?
17. You have a number of application servers behind an Application Load Balancer, which of the following is a way of monitoring HTTP requests from users to your application?
18. Which of the following CloudWatch metrics can you use to determine the percentage of I/O operations delivered of the total IOPS provisioned for an EBS volume?
19. As your web application has increased in popularity, reports of performance issues have increased. The current configuration initiates scaling actions based on Average CPU utilization; however, during reports of slowness, CloudWatch graphs have shown that average CPU utilization remains steady at 30%. This is well below the alarm threshold of 55%. Your developers have discovered that performance degradation occurs on an instance when it is processing more than 300 threads and that this is due to the special way the application is programmed. What is the best way to ensure that your application scales to match demand?
20. Which service allows you to manage multiple AWS accounts at once, automate account creation, control access to AWS services and consolidate billing across multiple accounts?


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