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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

  1. A new set of compliance regulations has come down from the security department in the company you are working for. They are now stating that all encryption keys must be rotated every 12 months without exceptions. Which one of the following options would not meet the proposed new guidelines?

    a. Using imported key material with a CMK

    b. Using an AWS-managed key

    c. Using an AWS customer-managed symmetric CMK

    d. Using an AWS customer-managed asymmetric CMK

  2. You have been brought into a company that is working with confidential data. However, they are transferring the data unencrypted, both on the Amazon administrative console and using the CLI. What steps can you take to immediately secure the transport of data using encryption?

    a. Create a set of CMKs in KMS. Using envelope encryption, have each user encrypt each transaction before any CLI command.

    b. Use ACM to create a certificate to create a secure login and encrypt transmissions to the Amazon administrative...