lab challenge

Amazon ElastiCache Challenge

Get challenged in a real environmentProve your skills in a real-world, provisioned environment.
Push your limitsComplete an unguided mission within the time limit.
See resultsTest your problem-solving skills and track your progress.
Lab description

Amazon ElastiCache is an in-memory caching service from AWS. It is fully managed and highly scalable. It supports several in-memory database engines including Redis and Memcached.

Learning how to create and configure an Amazon ElastiCache cluster will make you more able to engineer systems that require high performance.

Please note that creating a new Amazon ElastiCache cluster can take up to fifteen minutes to complete. Please ensure you have enough time available before starting this lab challenge.

This hands-on lab challenge will test your practical ability to configure a solution in a production-like AWS environment. You will be presented with a task and set of requirements you must fulfill to pass the challenge.

This is a real environment, which means you can prove your knowledge in an applied way, substituting multiple choice questions for a dynamic performance-based exam situation.

  • Create your first Amazon ElastiCache Cluster (Lab)
  • Create Your First Amazon EC2 Instance (Linux) (Lab)
  • Linux Command Line Byte Session (Course)
  • Python for Beginners (Course)
Intended audience
  • Candidates for AWS certification
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Cloud Architects
  • Software Engineers
What will be assessed
  • Amazon ElastiCache
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • AWS Systems Manager
  • The Linux command line
  • The Python scripting language
About the author
Learning paths

Andrew is a Labs Developer with previous experience in the Internet Service Provider, Audio Streaming, and CryptoCurrency industries. He has also been a DevOps Engineer and enjoys working with CI/CD and Kubernetes.

He holds multiple AWS certifications including Solutions Architect Associate and Professional.

Covered topics
Amazon ElastiCache Challenge