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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. In the Shared Responsibility Model presented by AWS for IaaS, who is responsible for operating system security and patching?
  2. What are the major differences between a user and a role from the choices presented here?

    a. A role can be assumed by multiple principals; a user cannot be assumed.

    b. A role uses long-term credentials.

    c. A role can be part of a group.

    d. A role does not use long-term credentials.

  3. Which comes first: authorization or authentication?
  4. Which native service in AWS that stores secrets offers automatic secret rotation?
  5. A company wants to extend their current AD into the AWS cloud but doesn't want to manage more servers. Which service is the best choice for them?

    a. AWS Simple Directory Service

    b. AWS Cognito

    c. AWS User Pools

    d. AWS AD Connector