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AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty Exam Guide

By : Marko Sluga
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AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty Exam Guide

3 (1)
By: Marko Sluga

Overview of this book

Amazon has recently come up a with specialty certifications which validates a particular user's expertise that he/she would want to build a career in. Since the Cloud market now demands of AWS networking skills this becomes the most wanted certification to upheld ones industry portfolio. This book would be your ideal companion to getting skilled with complex and creative networking solutions. Cloud practitioners or associate-level certified individuals interested in validating advanced skills in networking can opt for this practical guide. This book will include topics that will help you design and implement AWS and hybrid IT network architectures along with some network automation tasks. You will also delve deep into topics that will help you design and maintain network architecture for all AWS services. Like most of our certification guides this book will also follow a unique approach of testing your learning with chapter-level practice exercises and certification-based mock tests. The exam mock tests will help you gauge whether you are ready to take the certification exam or not. This book will also be an advanced guide for networking professionals to enhance their networking skills and get certified. By the end of this book, you will be all equipped with AWS networking concepts and techniques and will have mastered core architectural best practices.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
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Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Managing Networks in AWS
Section 3: Managing and Securing Network-Attached Platform Services in AWS
Section 4: Monitoring and Operating the AWS Networks
Section 5: Network automation in AWS
Section 6: The Exam

Monitoring types – standard and detailed

Monitoring is only as effective as the interval the metrics are collected on. When our application experiences frequent changes in performance in very short intervals, it can be difficult to determine whether there is any kind of issue in our environment. For example, when our application experiences a spike in traffic for 2 minutes, our 5-minute metrics might not capture that spike. To allow for metrics that will suit every requirement of every application, CloudWatch allows for metrics collection in the following intervals:

  • Standard: 5-minute metrics are output by all AWS services by default at no cost.
  • Detailed: 1-minute metric collection on AWS services that can be enabled by the user and collected at an additional cost (10 detailed metrics are included in the free tier).
  • Custom: Custom metrics are collected with an interval...