Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. Amazon RDS offers you six database engines to choose from, namely, Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server.
Amazon RDS is a critical exam topic to help you prepare for the AWS Certification Exams.
Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service. It is extremely reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating names like www.example.com into the numeric IP addresses like 192.0.2.1 that computers use to connect to each other. Amazon Route 53 supports both IPv4 and IPv6. Our exam tips on Amazon Route 53 covers all core concepts and topics you need to learn in order to prepare yourself for all three Associate Exams
Amazon S3 provides highly available object storage with excellent durability. Amazon S3 can be used for a wide range of use cases including storing backup data and archival content. In addition, it is possible to host a static website directly from within an S3 bucket adding to the versatility of the platform. In this 4th and final part of the series, we discuss additional features of the S3 service. This 4-part series will you help in your revision of the S3 platform and prepare you for both the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam as well as the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam.
Elastic Load Balancers help you to distribute traffic across multiple instances and thus give you the capabilities to design a fault tolerant solution. You can distribute traffic evenly across instances in multiple availability zones. This article, Elastic Load Balancers Exam Tips provides core concepts that you need to know for both the Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam and the Certified Developer Associate Exam.
Amazon SWF is a webservice that manages the coordination of workflows across distributed systems which can involve any number of activities to achieve a help build scalable and resillient applications. It enables the coordination of activities and its execution across multiple computing devices and across different AWS regions. These workflows can be carried out sequentially or in parellel. This article, Amazon Simple Workflow Services – SWF Exam Tips provides some key points you should be aware of before entering the exam room.
This article, titled ‘Amazon EBS Volumes and Snapshots Exam Tips’ is another important topic to learn in preparation for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam. An Amazon EBS volume is block-level storage device that you can attach to a single EC2 instance. Like a virtual hard disk, this can host the instance operating systems, database as well as system and data files. You can use it like a physical hard drive attached to your servers in the AWS Cloud.
This article provides key exam tips on Amazon EC2 Security Groups. A security group enables you to protect your resource in the AWS cloud by acting as a virtual firewall. When you launch instances, you can associate one or more security groups to the instance and add rules which explicitly allow traffic to and from the instance. Each security group can be associated to multiple instances. Security Groups and Network Access Control Lists enable you to protect your AWS environment and is a key topic to study for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Exam.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, EC2 is one of the most important Exam topics on the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam. These exam tips are a must read before you enter the exam room and it is vital that you also get hands on experience in designing, configuring and supporting EC2 instances on the AWS platform. EC2 stands for Elastic Compute Cloud and is a web services that enables you to launch Compute Cloud instances (servers) in a matter of minutes. It enables you to scale your compute capacity without worrying about availability of underlying hardware or resources.
Amazon AWS IAM Identity Federation AWS IAM Identify Federation enables you to use third-party identity providers to authenticate to your AWS Account. This topic is known to be featured on the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam and it is a good idea to...
AWS Import Export comes in two version; AWS Import/Export Disk and AWS Snowball. Both options provide you with the capabilities to transfer very large amounts of data using physical disks and appliances to and from AWS without having to use the Internet. AWS Snowball is the newer version of the previously widely used Import/Exports Disk services and will feature in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam. Ensure you understand the difference in both versions of the service.