AWS CSA Pro Study Guide – Security

Percent of Exam 20% Domain Focus Areas Design information security management systems and compliance controls Design security controls with the AWS shared responsibility model and global infrastructure Design identity and access management controls Design protection of Data at Rest controls Design protection of Data in Flight and Network Perimeter controls   AWS Services IAM STS…

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AWS CSA Pro Study Guide – Network Design

Percent of Exam 10% Domain Focus Areas Demonstrate ability to design and implement networking features of AWS Demonstrate ability to design and implement connectivity features of AWS   AWS Services VPC NAT DirectConnect HPC ELB   AWS Documentation Amazon VPC Network Connectivity Options https://d0.awsstatic.com/whitepapers/aws-amazon-vpc-connectivity-options.pdf VPC FAQ https://aws.amazon.com/vpc/faqs/ DirectConnect FAQ https://aws.amazon.com/directconnect/faqs/ Route 53 FAQ https://aws.amazon.com/route53/faqs/  …

AWS CSA Pro Study Guide – Data Storage

Percent of Exam 15% Domain Focus Areas Demonstrate ability to make architectural trade off decisions involving storage options Demonstrate ability to make architectural trade off decisions involving database options Demonstrate ability to implement the most appropriate data storage architecture Determine use of synchronous versus asynchronous replication   AWS Services S3 Glacier Database EBS   AWS Documentation…

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AWS CSA Pro Study Guide – Deployment Management

Percent of Exam 10% Domain Focus Areas Ability to manage the lifecycle of an application on AWS Demonstrate ability to implement the right architecture for development, testing, and staging environments Position and select most appropriate AWS deployment mechanism based on scenario   AWS Services CloudFormation Elastic Beanstalk OpsWorks   AWS Documentation Overview of Deployment Options…

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AWS CSA Pro Study Guide – Costing

Percent of Exam 5% It may only count for 5%, but it seemed like every question had a cost consideration in the solution. Domain Focus Areas Demonstrate ability to make architectural decisions that minimize and optimize infrastructure cost Apply the appropriate AWS account and billing set-up options based on scenario Ability to compare and contrast…

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AWS CSA Pro Study Guide – High Availability and Business Continuity

Percent of Exam 15% Domain Focus Areas Demonstrate ability to architect the appropriate level of availability based on stakeholder requirements Demonstrate ability to implement DR for systems based on RPO and RTO Determine appropriate use of multi-Availability Zones vs. multi-Region architectures Demonstrate ability to implement self-healing capabilities Content may include the following: High Availability vs. Fault…

Return to RunAsRadio!

Richard from RunAsRadio and I had a chance to catch up again earlier this week. We had last talked in 2011 so we had a lot to catch up on. We last talked in show number 223: Cameron Fuller Monitors with Operations Manager. That discussion focused on Windows 8, and we had a chance to…

Notifying when a server is offline based on when agents last added data to OMS

[Update 11/29/2017: This blog post series has been superseded by a solution built to visualize server and client information which is available at: https://www.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2017/11/28/updating-the-server-and-client-performance-solution-to-the-new-query-language/. Please note that query examples in this deprecated blog post are for the old query language and will not work in the current query language.]   The first part of this blog…