Welcome to your AWS Free Test - 6

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A company is designing a new service that will run on Amazon EC2 instance behind an Elastic Load Balancer. However, many of the web service clients can only reach IP addresses whitelisted on their firewalls.

What should a solution architect recommend to meet the clients' needs?

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A solutions architect is using Amazon S3 to design the storage architecture of a new digital media application. The media files must be resilient to the loss of an Availability Zone Some files are accessed frequently while other files are rarely accessed in an unpredictable pattern. The solutions architect must minimize the costs of storing and retrieving the media files.

Which storage option meets these requirements?

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A company has two applications it wants to migrate to AWS. Both applications process a large set of files by accessing the same files at the same time. Both applications need to read the files with low latency. Which architecture should a solutions architect recommend for this situation?

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A company has copied 1 PB of data from a colocation facility to an Amazon S3 bucket in the us-east-1 Region using an AWS Direct Connect link. The company now wants to copy the data to another S3 bucket in the us-west-2 Region. The colocation facility does not allow the use AWS Snowball.

What should a solutions architect recommend to accomplish this?

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A company is migrating a Linux-based web server group to AWS The web servers must access files in a shared file store for some content To meet the migration date, minimal changes can be made

What should a solutions architect do to meet these requirements?

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An application uses an Amazon RDS MySQL DB instance. The RDS database is becoming low on disk space. A solutions architect wants to increase the disk space without downtime Which solution meets these requirements with the LEAST amount of effort?

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A company has a multi-tier application deployed on several Amazon EC2 instances in an Auto Scaling group. An Amazon RDS for Oracle instance is the application'', data layer that uses Oracle-specific PUSQL functions. Traffic to the application has been steadily increasing This is causing the EC2 instances to become overloaded an i RDS instance to run out of storage. The Auto Scaling group does not have any scaling metrics and defines the minimum healthy instance count only. The company predicts that traffic will continue to increase at a steady but unpredictable rate before leveling off.

What should a solutions architect do to ensure the system can automatically scale for the increased traffic?

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A company has several Amazon EC2 instances set up in a private subnet for security reasons These instances host applications that read and write large amounts of data to and from Amazon S3 regularly. Currently, subnet routing directs all the traffic destined for the internet through a NAT gateway The company wants to optimize the overall cost without impacting the ability of the application to communicate with Amazon S3 or the outside internet

What should a solutions architect do to optimize costs?

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A company recently expanded globally and wants to make its application accessible to users in those geographic locations. The application is deploying on Amazon EC2 instances behind an Application Load balancer in an Auto Scaling group. The company needs the ability shift traffic from resources in one region to another.

What should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company receives inconsistent service from its data center provider because the company is headquartered in an area affected by natural disasters. The company is not ready to fully migrate to the AWS Cloud, but it wants a failure environment on AWS in case the on-premises data center fails.

The company runs web servers that connect to external vendors. The data available on AWS and on premises must be uniform.

Which solution should a solutions architect recommend that has the LEAST amount of downtime?

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A company has a 143 TB MySQL database that it wants to migrate to AWS. The plan is to use Amazon Aurora MySQL as the platform going forward. The company has a 100 Mbps AWS Direct Connect connection to Amazon VPC.

Which solution meets the company's needs and takes the LEAST amount of time?

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A company is experiencing growth as demand for its product has increased The company's existing purchasing application is slow when traffic spikes The application is a monolithic three tier application that uses synchronous transactions and sometimes sees bottlenecks in the application tier A solutions architect needs to design a solution that can meet required application response times while accounting for traffic volume spikes.

Which solution will meet these requirements?

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A company runs an online marketplace web application on AWS. The application serves hundreds of thousands of users during peak hours. The company needs a scalable, near-real-time solution to share the details of millions of financial transactions with several other internal applications. Transactions also need to be processed to remove sensitive data before being stored in a document database for low-latency retrieval.

What should a solutions architect recommend to meet these requirements?

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A company hosts a training site on a fleet of Amazon EC2 instances. The company anticipates that its new course, which consists of dozens of training videos on the site, will be extremely popular when it is released in 1 week.

What should a solutions architect do to minimize the anticipated server load?

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A company previously migrated its data warehouse solution to AWS. The company also has an AWS Direct Connect connection. Corporate office users query the data warehouse using a visualization tool. The average size of a query returned by the data warehouse is 50 MB and each webpage sent by the visualization tool is approximately 500 KB. Result sets returned by the data warehouse are not cached.

Which solution provides the LOWEST data transfer egress cost for the company?

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Question:

A development team needs to host a website that will be accessed by other teams. The website contents.consist of HTML, CSS, client side JavaScript, and images.

Which method is the MOST cost-effective for hosting the website?

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A company has an application that generates a large number of files, each approximately 5 MB in size. The files are stored in Amazon S3. Company policy requires the files to be stored for 4 years before they can be deleted. Immediate accessibility is always required as the files contain critical business data that is not easy to reproduce. The files are frequently accessed in the first 30 days of the object creation but are rarely accessed after the first 30 days.

Which storage solution is MOST cost-effective?

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Company is designing a website that uses an Amazon S3 bucket to store static images. The company wants ail future requests have taster response times while reducing both latency and cost.

Which service configuration should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company needs to comply with a regulatory requirement that states all emails must Pe stored and archived externally for 7 years. An administrator has created compressed email files on premises and wants a managed service to transfer the files to AWS storage.

Which managed service should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company that develops web applications has launched hundreds of Application Load Balancers (ALBs) in multiple Regions. The company wants to create an allow list (or the IPs of all the load balancers on its firewall device. A solutions architect is looking for a one-time, highly available solution to address this request, which will also help reduce the number of IPs that need to be allowed by the firewall.

What should the solutions architect recommend to meet these requirements?

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A solutions architect is designing the storage architecture for a new web application used for stonng and viewing engineering drawings. All application components will be deployed on the AWS infrastructure.

The application design must support caching to minimize the amount of time that users wait for the engineering drawings to load. The application must be able to store petabytes of data. Which combination of storage and caching should the solutions architect use?

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Question:

A company is building a document storage application on AWS. The Application runs on Amazon EC2 instances in multiple Availability Zones. The company requires the document store to be highly available. The documents need to be returned immediately when requested. The lead engineer has configured the application to use Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) to store the documents, but is willing to consider other options to meet the availability requirement.

What should a solution architect recommend?

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As part of budget planning, management wants a report of AWS billed items listed by user. The data will be used to create department budgets. A solutions architect needs to determine the most efficient way to obtain this report information.

Which solution meets these requirements?

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A company stores call recordings on a monthly basis Statistically, the recorded data may be referenced randomly within a year but accessed rarely after 1 year Files that are newer than 1 year old must be queried and retrieved as quickly as possible. A delay in retrieving older files is acceptable A solutions architect needs to store the recorded data at a minimal cost

Which solution is MOST cost-effective?

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Question:

A company has an on-premises business application that generates hundreds of files each day. These files are stored on an SMB file share and require a low-latency connection to the application servers A new company policy states all application-generated files must be copied to AWS There is already a VPN connection to AWS

The application development team does not have time to make the necessary code modifications to move the application to AWS

Which service should a solutions architect recommend to allow the application to copy files to AWS?

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A company wants to migrate a workload to AWS. The chief information security officer requires that all data be encrypted at rest when stored in the cloud. The company wants complete control of encryption key lifecycle management.

The company must be able to immediately remove the key material and audit key usage independently of AWS CloudTrail. The chosen services should integrate with other storage services that will be used on AWS.

Which services satisfies these security requirements?

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Question:

A public-facing web application queries a database hosted on a Amazon EC2 instance in a private subnet. A large number of queries involve multiple table joins, and the application performance has been degrading due to an increase in complex queries. The application team will be performing updates to improve performance.

What should a solutions architect recommend to the application team?

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A company wants to build a scalable key management infrastructure to support developers who need to encrypt data in their applications. What should a solutions architect do to reduce the operational burden?

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A company has two AWS accounts Production and Development There are code changes ready in the Development account to push to the Production account In the alpha phase, only two senior developers on the development team need access to the Production account in the beta phase, more developers might need access to perform testing as well.

What should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company has a 10 Gbps AWS Direct Connect connection from its on-premises servers to AWS. The workloads using the connection are critical. The company requires a disaster recovery strategy with maximum resiliency that maintains the current connection bandwidth at a minimum.

What should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company is using Amazon EC2 to run its big data analytics workloads. These variable workloads run each night, and it is critical they finish by the start of business the following day. A solutions architect has been tasked with designing the MOST cost-effective solution.

Which solution will accomplish this?

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Question:

A company is developing a mobile game that streams score updates to a backend processor and then posts results on a leaderboard. A solutions architect needs to design a solution that can handle large traffic spikes, process the mobile game updates in order of receipt, and store the processed updates in a highly available database. The company also wants to minimize the management overhead required to maintain the solution.

What should the solutions architect do to meet these requirements?

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A company is running a multi-tier web application on premises. The web application is containerized and runs on a number of Linux hosts connected to a PostgreSQL database that contains user records. The operational overhead of maintaining the infrastructure and capacity planning is limiting the company's growth A solutions architect must improve the application's infrastructure.

Which combination of actions should the solutions architect take to accomplish this?

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Question:

A company stores user data in AWS. The data is used continuously with peak usage during business hours.

Access patterns vary, with some data not being used tor months at a time.

A solution architect must choose a cost that maintains the highest level ot durability while maintaining high availability.

Which storage solution meets these requirements?

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Question:

A company is running an online transaction processing (OLTP) workload on AWS. This workload uses an unencrypted Amazon RDS DB instance in a Multi-AZ deployment. Daily database snapshots are taken from this instance.

What should a solutions architect do to ensure the database and snapshots are always encrypted moving forward?

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Question:

Management has decided to deploy all AWS VPCs with IPv6 enabled After some time a solutions architect tries to launch a new instance and receives an error stating that there is not enough IP address space available in the subnet

What should the solutions architect do to fix this?

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Question:

A company has a Microsoft Windows-based application that must be migrated to AWS. This application requires the use of a shared Windows file system attached to multiple Amazon EC2 Windows instances.

What should a solution architect do to accomplish this?

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A company hosts its web application on AWS using seven Amazon EC2 instances The company requires that the IP addresses of all healthy EC2 instances be returned in response to DNS queries.

Which policy should be used to meet this requirement?

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Question:

A company is developing a new machine learning model solution in AWS. The models are developed as independent microservices that fetch about 1 GB of model data from Amazon S3 at startup and load the data into memory. Users access the models through an asynchronous API. Users can send a request or a batch of requests and specify where the results should be sent.

The company provides models to hundreds of users. The usage patterns for the models are irregular Some models could be unused for days or weeks Other models could receive batches of thousands of requests at a time '

Which solution meets these requirements?

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A company that hosts its web application on AWS wants to ensure all Amazon EC2 instances. Amazon RDS DB instances and Amazon Redshift clusters are configured with tags. The company wants to minimize the effort of configuring and operating this check.

What should a solutions architect do to accomplish this''

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A solutions architect is designing a multi-Region disaster recovery solution for an application that will provide public API access. The application will use Amazon EC2 instances with a userdata script to load application code and an Amazon RDS for MySQL database The Recovery Time Objective (RTO) is 3 hours and the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is 24 hours.

Which architecture would meet these requirements at the LOWEST cost?

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A company is deploying an application in three AWS Regions using an Application Load Balancer Amazon Route 53 will be used to distribute traffic between these Regions.

Which Route 53 configuration should a solutions architect use to provide the MOST high-performing experience?

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A web application must persist order data to Amazon S3 to support neat-real time processing. A solutions architect needs create an architecture that is both scalable and fault tolerant.

Which solutions meet these requirements?

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Question:

An administrator of a large company wants to monitor for and prevent any cryptocurrency-related attacks on the company"s AWS accounts

Which AWS service can the administrator use to protect the company against attacks?

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Question:

A company has no existing file share services. A new project requires access to file storage that is mountable as a drive for on-premises desktops. The file server must authenticate users to an Active Directory domain before they are able to access the storage.

Which service will allow Active Directory users to mount storage as a drive on their desktops?

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A company is running a two-tier ecommerce website using services. The current architect uses a publish-facing Elastic Load Balancer that sends traffic to Amazon EC2 instances in a private subnet. The static content is hosted on EC2 instances, and the dynamic content is retrieved from a MYSQL database. The application is running in the United States. The company recently started selling to users in Europe and Australia. A solution architect needs to design solution so their international users have an improved browsing experience.

Which solution is MOST cost-effective?

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Question:

A database is on an Amazon RDS MYSQL 5.6 Multi-AZ DB instance that experience highly dynamic reads.Application developers notice a significant slowdown when testing read performance from a secondary AWS Region. The developers want a solution that provides less than 1 second of read replication latency.

What should the solutions architect recommend?

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A company is preparing to store confidential data in Amazon S3. For compliance reasons, the data must be encrypted at rest. Encryption key usage must be logged for auditing purposes. Keys must be rotated every year.

Which solution meets these requirements and is the MOST operationally efficient?

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A company hosts its static website content from an Amazon S3 bucket in the us-east-1 Region. Content is made available through an Amazon CloudFront origin pointing to that bucket Cross-Region replication is set up to create a second copy of the bucket in the ap-southeast-1 Region. Management wants a solution that provides greater availability for the website.

Which combination of actions should a solutions architect take to increase availability?

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Question:

A company is using a tape backup solution to store its key application data offsite The daily data volume is around 50 TB The company needs to retain the backups for 7 years for regulatory purposes The backups are rarely accessed and a week's notice is typically given if a backup needs to be restored

The company is now considering a cloud-based option to reduce the storage costs and operational burden of managing tapes The company also wants to make sure that the transition (rom tape backups to the cloud minimizes disruptions

Which storage solution is MOST cost-effective'?

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