Aws Certified Sysops Administrator - Associate (Soa-C01) Cert Guide
Sequeira, Anthony J.
Learn, prepare, and practice for AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate (SOA-C01) exam success with this Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning.
- Explore the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate (SOA-C01) exam topics as defined in the latest official exam objectives from Amazon
- Pre-test your knowledge before each chapter with core concept quizzes
- Assess your knowledge and retention with chapter-ending open-ended questions
- Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
- Practice with realistic exam questions covering the entire body of exam objectives
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate (SOA-C01) Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Best-selling author and instructor Anthony Sequeira (CCIE No. 156262) shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.
The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.
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Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will allow you to succeed on the exam the first time.
The study guide helps you master all the topics on the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate exam, including:
- Monitoring and reporting: create and maintain metrics and alarms; recognize, differentiate, and remediate based on metrics
- High availability: implement scalability and elasticity; recognize and differentiate highly available and resilient AWS environments
- Deployment and provisioning: provision cloud resources, and identify and remediate deployment issues
- Storage and data management: create and manage data retention; identify and implement data protection, encryption, and capacity planning
- Security and compliance: implement and manage security policies; implement access controls; understand the shared responsibility model
- Networking: use AWS networking features and connectivity services; gather and interpret relevant data for network troubleshooting
- Automation and optimization: manage and assess resource utilization, use cost-optimization strategies, and automate processes
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Anthony Sequeira, CCIE No. 15626, is a seasoned trainer and author regarding various levels and tracks of Cisco, Microsoft, and AWS certifications. Anthony formally began his career in the information technology industry in 1994 with IBM in Tampa, Florida. He quickly formed his own computer consultancy, Computer Solutions, and then discovered his true passion--teaching and writing about information technologies.
Anthony joined Mastering Computers in 1996 and lectured to massive audiences around the world about the latest in computer technologies. Mastering Computers became the revolutionary online training company KnowledgeNet, and Anthony trained there for many years.
Anthony is currently pursuing his second CCIE in the area of Cisco Data Center! Anthony is happier than he has ever been in his career as a freelance author and trainer. Keep up with his latest projects at AJSnetworking.com.
Chapter 1 Monitoring and Reporting 3
"Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 4
Performance and Availability Metrics 7
Create and Maintain Metrics and Alarms 16
Remediation Based on Metrics 31
Review All Key Topics 37
Define Key Terms 37
Chapter 2 High Availability 39
"Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 39
Implement Scalability and Elasticity 42
Highly Available Versus Reliable and Resilient Environments 46
Review All Key Topics 67
Define Key Terms 68
Chapter 3 Deployment and Provisioning 71
"Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 71
Tools and Best Practices 74
Troubleshoot and Remediate 93
Review All Key Topics 96
Define Key Terms 97
Chapter 4 Storage and Data Management 99
"Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 99
Object and Block Storage 102
Other Storage Technologies 112
Storage Encryption 120
Review All Key Topics 126
Define Key Terms 126
Chapter 5 Security and Compliance 129
"Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 129
The Shared Responsibility Model 132
Security Policies in AWS 135
Access Controls 140
Review All Key Topics 152
Define Key Terms 152
Chapter 6 Networking 155
"Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 155
AWS Networking Features 157
AWS Connectivity Services 178
Network Troubleshooting 187
Review All Key Topics 190
Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 190
Define Key Terms 190
Chapter 7 Automation and Optimization 193
"Do I Know This Already?" Quiz 193
Managing Resource Utilization 196
Cost Optimization Strategies 213
Deploy Automation 218
Review All Key Topics 223
Define Key Terms 224
Chapter 8 Final Preparation 225
Exam Information 225
Getting Ready 228
Tools for Final Preparation 229
Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study 233
Glossary of Key Terms 235
APPENDIX A Answers to the "Do I Know This Already?" Quizzes and Q&A Sections 241
APPENDIX B AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate (SOA-C01) Certification Guide Exam Updates 247