lab challenge

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Challenge

Up to 1h
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Push your limitsComplete an unguided mission within the time limit.
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Lab description

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is a widely used storage service provided by AWS. It is extremely versatile and is a great fit for many different use cases.

People aiming to take AWS certifications should be familiar with Amazon S3 concepts and comfortable configuring buckets to achieve different outcomes.

This lab challenge assumes familiarity with the following Amazon S3 features and concepts:

  • Bucket and object properties
  • Bucket policies

If you are unfamiliar with the above, Cloud Academy recommends completing the courses and labs mentioned in the prerequisites before attempting this lab challenge.

In this lab challenge, you will be tested on your practical ability to build out a solution in a production-like AWS environment. You are presented with a task and a set of requirements that you must fulfill to pass the challenge. This is a real environment, which means you can prove your knowledge in an applied situation, leaving behind multiple-choice questions for a dynamic performance-based exam situation.


October 17th, 2023 - Updated checks for clarity and to accord with the latest changes in Amazon S3 

  • Using Amazon S3 Bucket Properties & Management Features to Maintain Data
  • Using S3 Bucket Policies and Conditions to Restrict Specific Permissions
  • Configuring a Static Website With S3 And CloudFront
Intended audience
  • Candidates for the AWS Certified Developer - Associate certification
  • Candidates for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate certification
  • Cloud Engineers
What will be assessed
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
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 Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Challenge