AWS Interview Questions and Answer Part – 27

What is one benefit of adding CDN services to a distributed cloud system?

  • Lower latency for application users
  • Better availability of static content
  • All of the above (Ans)
  • Less load on web application servers

What actions can a CloudWatch alarm perform?

  • All of the above (Ans)
  • Turn off a server
  • Send an email message
  • Scale up an auto scaling group

Which of these components are NOT provisioned with Elastic Beanstalk applications?

  • CloudWatch alarms
  • ElastiCache clusters (Ans)
  • Elastic Load Balancer
  • EC2 servers with Auto Scaling

Consistent hashing relies on the cache server routing cache requests to the right server.

  • True
  • False (Ans)

What is the point of a private distribution in CloudFront?

  • Create a distribution that runs on EC2 servers
  • Restrict access to content (Ans)
  • None of the above
  • Push content to a subset of edge locations

What does it mean to “warm up” an ElastiCache node?

  • Connect it to another cache node for a hot backup
  • Prepare a node for maintenance
  • Preload data into the cache before the client requests it (Ans)
  • Start it before it’s needed so that it’s online and ready

Which of the below is NOT a way for new content to make its way to the CloudFront edge location?

  • Content exipration occurs
  • Adding a new object to the origin server
  • Copy a file to the edge location service (Ans)
  • Performing an invalidation of the object

What is NOT a question that I can answer by using Amazon CloudWatch?

  • How many orders have been received by website today?
  • What was the average write units in DynamoDB last month? (Ans)
  • None of the above
  • What is the CPU utilization of a server right now?

AWS ELB is a:

  • Layer 4 load balancer
  • Layer 7 load balancer (Ans)
  • Layer 6 load balancer
  • Layer 5 load balancer

How many IP addresses that AWS reserve per subnet?

  • 4
  • 3
  • 5 (Ans)
  • 6

Where are EBS snapshots stored?

  • Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)
  • Amazon S3 RRS
  • Amazon S3 (Ans)
  • Amazon S3 Glacier

Which of the following is not an EBS storage type?

  • Provisioned IOPS
  • GP-SSD
  • Magnetic
  • Instance Store (Ans)

What is the maximum number of security groups that can be applied per instance?

  • 100
  • 5 (Ans)
  • 10
  • 50

Which of the following is not an Amazon S3 feature?

  • Versioning
  • Snapshots (Ans)
  • Cross Region Replication
  • Data lifecycle management

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

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

Which of the following is not a VPN type supported at the AWS platform level?

  • Remote Office (Ans)
  • Direct Connect
  • Site-to-Site
  • VPC Peering

Reserved instances also reserve capacity:

  • True (Ans)
  • False

In order to point your own domain to your AWS static website hosting:

  • You must host your domain on Amazon Route S3
  • You cannot point an external doimain to AWS S3 static website hosting
  • You can host your DNS anywhere and point to S3 website (Ans)

Best practices dictate that you only use the root account for very specific functions.

  • False (Ans)
  • True

What methods does Auto Scaling support for configuring an EC2 instance during deployment?

  • Bootstrapping
  • Scripting
  • All of the above (Ans)
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