AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part IV

Question #14 A consulting firm repeatedly builds large, standardized architectures for their customers using AWS resources from many AWS Services, including IAM, Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, DynamoDB, and Amazon VPC. The consultants have architecture diagrams for each of their architectures, and they are frustrated that they cannot use them to automatically create their resources. Which … Continue reading AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part IV

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AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part III

Question #7 For which of the following workloads should a Solutions Architect consider using Elastic Beanstalk? (Select TWO.) A. A web application using Amazon RDS B. An enterprise data warehouse C. A long running worker process D. A static website E. A management task run once nightly Question #8 A company is generating large datasets … Continue reading AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part III

AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part II

Here are some additional questions I found useful when studying for the exam: Question #1 A Solutions Architect is designing a shared service for hosting containers from several customers on Amazon ECS. These containers will use several AWS services. A container from one customer must not be able to access data from another customer. Which … Continue reading AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part II

AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part I

Here are some useful questions when studying for the AWS Solution Architect – Associate exam: Question #1 A company is storing an access key (access key ID and secret access key) in a text file on a custom AMI. The company uses the access key to access DynamoDB tables from instances created from the AMI. … Continue reading AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part I

OpsWorks + Windows: Alternate user identity execute support

A common scenario when configuring an environment is that certain elements of the scripts may need to be executed using a specific user’s credentials. If you’ve looked at the documentation for the various means of execution within Chef you might have noticed the “user”, “domain” and “password” parameters. The “powershell_script” action is particularly useful when … Continue reading OpsWorks + Windows: Alternate user identity execute support

Git + OpsWorks: Getting Organized

In OpsWorks, each "Layer" can be linked to its own repository. You can also specify a branch of your choosing. The terminology mapping between AWS, Git and Application Architecture can sometimes be a bit confusing and can lead to mal-configured OpsWorks stacks which can subsequently lead to OpsWorks being used inappropriately due to perceived technical … Continue reading Git + OpsWorks: Getting Organized

AWS Developer Associate Cert Prep Series Recap

Here is an index of all the parts of the ten part series of self-recorded labs targeting preparation for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification. Identity & Access Management (IAM) Introduction to Lambda Introduction to API Gateway Programming AWS STS with .NET Elastic Beanstalk Serverless Architectures with DynamoDB and Kinesis Serverless Architectures with CloudWatch and … Continue reading AWS Developer Associate Cert Prep Series Recap