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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification and Beyond

By : Adam Book
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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification and Beyond

By: Adam Book

Overview of this book

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification is one of the highest AWS credentials, vastly recognized in cloud computing or software development industries. This book is an extensive guide to helping you strengthen your DevOps skills as you work with your AWS workloads on a day-to-day basis. You'll begin by learning how to create and deploy a workload using the AWS code suite of tools, and then move on to adding monitoring and fault tolerance to your workload. You'll explore enterprise scenarios that'll help you to understand various AWS tools and services. This book is packed with detailed explanations of essential concepts to help you get to grips with the domains needed to pass the DevOps professional exam. As you advance, you'll delve into AWS with the help of hands-on examples and practice questions to gain a holistic understanding of the services covered in the AWS DevOps professional exam. Throughout the book, you'll find real-world scenarios that you can easily incorporate in your daily activities when working with AWS, making you a valuable asset for any organization. By the end of this AWS certification book, you'll have gained the knowledge needed to pass the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer exam, and be able to implement different techniques for delivering each service in real-world scenarios.
Table of Contents (31 chapters)
Section 1: Establishing the Fundamentals
Section 2: Developing, Deploying, and Using Infrastructure as Code
Section 3: Monitoring and Logging Your Environment and Workloads
Section 4: Enabling Highly Available Workloads, Fault Tolerance, and Implementing Standards and Policies
Section 5: Exam Tips and Tricks

Review questions

Answer the following questions to test your knowledge of this chapter:

  1. You have been hired by a company to help the DevOps team. The team currently needs help with their monitoring. The company wants to use all native AWS services rather than third-party services. There is currently a production RDS PostgreSQL database that needs to be monitored closely as it is the main data store for the customer orders. Which services can be used to monitor and alert in real time if the IOPs metrics exceed the normal levels and allow the DevOps teams to provision more IOPs? (Choose two)

    a. Amazon CloudWatch

    b. Amazon CloudTrail

    c. Amazon Simple Notification Service

    d. Amazon Route 53

  2. You have developed a modern application using AWS Lambda functions for a company that is invoked when someone places a file in an S3 bucket. The company would like more visibility into the application and has requested that you integrate AWS X-Ray into the Lambda function so that they can...