Lab Challenge

AWS Storage Patterns Challenge

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AWS Storage Patterns Challenge

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Difficulty

Intermediate

Time Limit

1h 10m

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About Lab Challenges

Lab challenges are hands-on labs with the gloves off. You jump into an auto-provisioned cloud environment and are given a goal to accomplish. No instructions, no hints. To pass, you'll have a limited time to demonstrate your problem-solving skills and get the checks that inspect the state of your lab environment.

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Challenge Description

AWS offers many different ways to store your data. They each have advantages and disadvantages and each one is best suited to a particular use case.

Being able to choose the best storage option to use when given a data pattern and a set of requirements is a skill anyone aiming to get AWS certified should be looking to gain.

This hands-on lab challenge will test your practical ability to choose between cost, performance, and features of different storage options 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.

What will be assessed

  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Amazon EC2 Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
  • Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

Intended audience

  • Candidates for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification
  • Cloud Architects
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Data Engineers

Prerequisites

  • Introduction to Amazon S3
  • Storage Fundamentals for AWS
  • Using Amazon EFS to Create Elastic File Systems for Linux-Based Workloads
  • Create Your First Amazon S3 Bucket
  • Introduction to the Elastic File System
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About the Author
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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 the Developer - Associate, Sysops Administrator - Associate, and Solutions Architect – Associate AWS certifications.