AWS Interview Questions and Answer Part – 26

You can use the free tier for:

  • 12 months (Ans)
  • Free tier is always available
  • 3 months
  • 6 months

One ECU is based on which generation of Intel processor?

  • 2008 Xeon
  • Opteron (Ans)
  • Nehalem
  • Core2

Which of the following is not an EC2 instance type?

  • network optimized (Ans)
  • compute optimized
  • micro
  • memory optimized

Simple Compute Service (SCS) is an AWS simple service.

  • False (Ans)
  • True

Elastic load balancers (ELB) are:

  • a single region and multiple availability zones. (Ans)
  • multiple regions and a single availability zone.
  • multiple regions and multiple availability zones.
  • a single region and a single availability zone.

Simple Notification Service (SNS) supports the following:

  • HTTP, HTTPS, SMS, Email, Email-JSON, eFax
  • HTTP, HTTPS, SMS, Email, phone call
  • HTTP, HTTPS, SMS, Email, Email-JSON (Ans)
  • HTTP, HTTPS, SMS, Email

CloudFront works with AWS services and non-AWS services.

  • False
  • True (Ans)

EBS storage is:

  • persistent and not internet accessible. (Ans)
  • persistent and internet accessible.
  • non-persistent and internet accessible.
  • non-persistent and not internet accessible.

The Amazon API allows for authentication.

  • False
  • True (Ans)

Which of the following is not a current AWS Certification track?

  • Cloud Architect (Ans)
  • Solution Architect
  • SysOps Administrator
  • Developper

Custom CloudWatch metrics must be created in the Console before sending in data points.

  • False (Ans)
  • True

Which of these is a characteristic of an ElastiCache cluster?

  • Spans availability zones within a single region
  • Has a maintenance window (Ans)
  • Auto-scales based on usage
  • Cache nodes of different sizes

The content is pushed to edge locations from the origin servers.

  • True
  • False (Ans)

Elastic Beanstalk is a good fit for you if you:

  • All of the above (Ans)
  • have a web application
  • want a user interface for Auto Scaling settings
  • want components to be managed as a group

What technology forms the foundation of Amazon OpsWorks?

  • Puppet
  • DevOps
  • CloudFormation
  • Chef (Ans)

You can not only send in a single data point to CloudWatch, but also aggregated statistics.

  • False
  • True (Ans)

Which of the below is NOT an way to scale servers in an Auto Scaling policy?

  • Multiplier change (Ans)
  • Change in capacity
  • Exact capacity
  • Percentage change

How do you invalidate content in a CloudFront distribution?

  • Navigate to the edge location viewer and choose which files to invalidate
  • Use SNS to send notifications to each edge location
  • Use invalidation tab of distribution properties page, enter the path of the object to invalidate (Ans)
  • Browse to the origin server and click the “invalidate” button next to the object

What is something that you typically would NOT want to store in cache?

  • Database results
  • Results of complex calculations
  • Master transactional data (Ans)
  • HTML snippets

What’s an example of a CloudFormation template change that won’t disrupt the running environment?

  • Modifying the load balancer settings
  • Changing the database engine in RDS
  • Changing the EC2 server size
  • Adding a CloudWatch alarm (Ans)
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