practice Tests for AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Certification 2021
The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate examination is intended for systems administrators in a systems operations , management, and operations on AWS.
Abilities Validated by the Certification
Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
Implement and control the flow of data to and from AWS
Select the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
Identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
Estimate AWS usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms
Migrate on-premises workloads to AWS
Recommended Knowledge and Experience
Understanding of the AWS tenets – architecting for the cloud
Hands-on experience with the AWS CLI and SDKs/API tools
Understanding of network technologies as they relate to AWS
Understanding of security concepts with hands-on experience in implementing security controls and compliance requirements
Understanding of virtualization technology
Monitoring and auditing systems experience
Knowledge of networking concepts (e.g., DNS, TCP/IP, and firewalls)
Ability to translate architectural requirements
What is the exam outline?
The Amazon SOA-C01 exam covers seven domains that contain the specific technical tasks that the test takers are expected to master before attempting this certification exam. The details of these topics as well as their weight in the content are highlighted below:
Monitoring and Reporting: 22%
This objective requires that the candidates develop competence in creating and maintaining alarms and metrics with the use of AWS monitoring services. It also requires skills in identifying and differentiating metrics for performance and availability. Additionally, the students should have the technical skills to carry out the steps required to remediate according to performance and availability metrics.
High Availability: 8%
This topic covers one’s skills in implementing elasticity and scalability based on the use case as well as identifying and differentiating resilient and high availability environments on the AWS platform.
Deployment and Provisioning: 14%
Within this subject area, the examinees should be able to identify and implement the steps necessary for provisioning Cloud resources as well as identify and remediate different deployment concerns.
Storage and Data Management: 12%
To clear the question from this area, the learners should have competence in creating and managing data retention as well as identifying and executing data protection, capacity planning needs, and encryption.
Security and Compliance: 18%
This domain requires skills in implementing and managing security policies on the AWS platform; implementing access controls during the AWS use; differentiating between the responsibility and roles within the shared-responsibility model.
This section measures the applicants’ abilities in applying the AWS networking features; implementing AWS connectivity services; gathering and interpreting necessary information for network troubleshooting.
Automation and Optimization: 12%
This topic requires your skills in using the AWS features and services to assess and manage resource utilization; using cost-optimization strategies for effective resource utilization; automating repeated or manual processes to reduce management overhead.