Welcome to your AWS Free Test - 8

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A company hosts a website on premises and wants to migrate it to the AWS Cloud The website exposes a single hostname to the internet but it routes its functions to different on-premises server groups based on the path of the URL The server groups are scaled independently depending on the needs of the functions they support The company has an AWS Direct Connect connection configured to its on-premises network

What should a solutions architect do to provide path-based routing to send the traffic to the correct group of servers?

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A company uses a legacy on-premises analytics application that operates on gigabytes of csv files and represents months of data The legacy application cannot handle the growing size of csv files New csv files are added daily from various data sources to a central on-premises storage location The company wants to continue to support the legacy application while users learn AWS analytics services To achieve this, a solutions architect wants to maintain two synchronized copies of all the csv files on-premises and in Amazon S3

Which solution should the solutions architect recommend?

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A company needs a secure connection between its on-premises environment and AWS. This connection does not need high bandwidth and will handle a small amount of traffic. The connection should be set up quickly.

What is the MOST cost-effective method to establish this type of connection?

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A company provides an online service for posting video content and transcoding it for use by any mobile platform. The application architecture uses Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) Standard to collect and store the videos so that multiple Amazon EC2 Linux instances can access the video content for processing As the popularity of the service has grown over time, the storage costs have become too expensive

Which storage solution is MOST cost-effective?

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A company is deploying a multi-instance application within AWS that requires minimal latency between the instances.

What should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company has an application hosted on Amazon EC2 instances in two VPCs across different AWS Regions To communicate with each other, the instances use the internet for connectivity. The security team wants to ensure that no communication between the instances happens over the internet

What should a solutions architect do to accomplish this''

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A company's order fulfillment service uses a MySQL database. The database needs to support a large number of concurrent queries and transactions Developers are spending time patching and tuning the database This is causing delays in releasing new product features

The company wants to use cloud-based services to help address this new challenge The solution must allow the developers to migrate the database with little or no code changes and must optimize performance.

Which service should a solutions architect use to meet these requirements?

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A solution architect must design a solution that uses Amazon CloudFront with an Amazon S3 to store a static website. The company security policy requires that all websites traffic be inspected by AWS WAF.

How should the solution architect company with these requirements?

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A recently created startup built a three-tier web application. The front end has static content. The application layer is based on microservices. User data is stored as JSON documents that need to be accessed with low latency. The company expects regular traffic to be low during the first year, with peaks in traffic when it publicizes new features every month. The startup team needs to minimize operational overhead costs.

What should a solutions architect recommend to accomplish this?

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A company built an application that lets users check in to places they visit, rank the places, and add reviews about their experiences The application is successful with a rapid increase in the number of users every month The chief technology officer fears the database supporting the current Infrastructure may not handle the new load the following month because the single Amazon RDS for MySQL instance has triggered alarms related lo resource exhaustion due to read requests.

What can a solutions architect recommend to prevent service Interruptions at the database layer with minimal changes to code?

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A company is planning to migrate its virtual server-based workloads to AWS The company has internet-facing load balancers backed by application servers. The application servers rely on patches from an internet-hosted repository

Which services should a solutions architect recommend be hosted on the public subnet*?

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An application running on an Amazon EC2 instance needs to access an Amazon DynamoDB table Both the EC2 instance and the DynamoDB table are in the same AWS account A solutions architect must configure the necessary permissions.

Which solution will allow least privilege access to the DynamoDB table from the EC2 instance?

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An application allows users at a company's headquarters to access product data The product data is stored in an Amazon RDS MySQL DB instance. The operations team has isolated an application performance slowdown and wants to separate read traffic from write traffic. A solutions architect needs to optimize the application's performance quickly.

What should the solutions architect recommend?

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A company has 700 TB of backup data stored in network attached storage (NAS) in its data center This backup data need to be accessible for infrequent regulatory requests and must be retained 7 years. The company has decided to migrate this backup data from its data center to AWS. The migration must be complete within 1 month The company has 500 Mbps of dedicated bandwidth on its public internet connection available for data transfer.

What should a solutions architect do to migrate and store the data at the LOWEST cost?

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A company has a live chat application running on list on-premises servers that use WebSockets. The company wants to migrate the application to AWS Application traffic is inconsistent, and the company expects there to be more traffic with sharp spikes in the future.

 

The company wants a highly scalable solution with no server maintenance nor advanced capacity planning

Which solution meets these requirements?

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A company has established a new AWS account. The account is newly provisioned and no changed have been made to the default settings. The company is concerned about the security of the AWS account root user.

What should be done to secure the root user?

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A company has a web server running on an Amazon EC2 instance in a public subnet with an Elastic IP address The default security group is assigned to the EC2 instance. The default network ACL has been modified to block all traffic. A solutions architect needs to make the web server accessible from everywhere on port 443

Which combination of steps will accomplish this task?

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A company recently launched its website to serve content to its global user base. The company wants to store and accelerate the delivery of static content to its users by leveraging Amazon CloudFront with an Amazon EC2 instance attached as its origin.

How should a solutions architect optimize high availability for the application?

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A solutions architect is designing a new API using Amazon API Gateway that will receive requests from users The volume of requests is highly variable, several hours can pass without receiving a single request The data processing will take place asynchronously but should be completed within a few seconds after a request is made

Which compute service should the solutions architect have the API invoke to deliver the requirements at the lowest cost?

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A company recently deployed a new auditing system to centralize information about operating system versions, patching, and installed software for Amazon EC2 instances. A solutions architect must ensure all instances provisioned through EC2 Auto Scaling groups successfully send reports to the auditing system as soon as they are launched and terminated.

Which solution achieves these goals MOST efficiently?

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An application running on an Amazon EC2 instance needs to securely access tiles on an Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon I tile system. The EFS tiles are stored using encryption at rest. Which solution for accessing the tiles is MOST secure?

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A company uses Amazon Redshift for its data warehouse. The company wants to ensure high durability for its data in case of any component failure. What should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company's website hosted on Amazon EC2 instances processes classified data stored in Amazon S3 Due to security concerns, the company requires a private and secure connection between its EC2 resources and Amazon S3

Which solution meets these requirements?

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A company is preparing to launch a public-facing web application in the AWS Cloud The architecture consists of Amazon EC2 instances within a VPC behind an Elastic Load Balancer (ELB). A third party service is used for the DNS. The company's solutions architect must recommend a solution to detect and protect against large scale DDoS attacks

Which solution meets these requirements?

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A company is moving its legacy workload to the AWS Cloud. The workload files will be shared, appended, and frequently accessed through Amazon EC2 instances when they are first created The files will be accessed occasionally as they age

What should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company has an automobile sales website that stores its listings in an database on Amazon RDS When an automobile is sold, the listing needs to be removed from the website and the data must be sent to multiple target systems.

Which design should a solutions architect recommend?

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A company is designing a message-driven order processing application on AWS. The application consists of many services and needs to communicate the results of its processing to multiple consuming services. Each of the consuming services may take up to 5 days to receive the messages

Which process will meet these requirements?

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A company is hosting multiple websites for several lines of business under its registered parent domain. Users accessing these websites will be routed to appropriate backend Amazon EC2 instances based on the subdomain. The websites host static webpages, images, and server-side scripts like PHP and JavaScript.

Some of the websites experience peak access during the first two hours of business with constant usage throughout the rest of the day. A solutions architect needs to design a solution that will automatically adjust capacity to these traffic patterns while keeping costs low.

Which combination of AWS services or features will meet these requirements?

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A user wants to list the 1AM role that is attached to their Amazon EC2 instance The user has login access to the EC2 instance but does not have 1AM permissions

What should a solutions architect do to retrieve this information?

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A company relies on an application that needs at least 4 Amazon EC2 instances during regular traffic and must scale up to 12 EC2 instances during peak loads. The application is critical to the business and must be highly available

Which solution will meet these requirements?

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A company has two VPCs named Management and Production. The Management VPC uses VPNs through a customer gateway to connect to a single device in the data center The Production VPC uses a virtual private gateway with two attached AWS Direct Connect connections. The Management and Production VPCs both use a single VPC peering connection to allow communication between the applications.

What should a solutions architect do to mitigate any single point of failure in this architecture?

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An application is running on Amazon EC2 instances Sensitive information required for the application is stored in an Amazon S3 bucket The bucket needs to be protected from internet access while only allowing services within the VPC access to the bucket.

Which combination of actions should a solutions archived take to accomplish this''

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A company is running a multi-tier web application on AWS. The application runs its database tier on Amazon Aurora MySQL The application and database tiers are in the us-east-1 Region A database administrator who regularly monitors the Aurora DB cluster finds that an intermittent increase in read traffic is creating high CPU utilization on the read replica and causing increased read latency of the application

What should a solutions architect do to improve read scalability?

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A development team is collaborating with another company to create an integrated product. The other company needs to access an Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) queue that is contained in the development team's account. The other company wants to poll the queue without giving up its own account permissions to do so.

How should a solutions architect provide access to the SQS queue?

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A company is using a fleet of Amazon EC2 instances to ingest data from on-premises data sources. The data is in JSON format and ingestion rates can be as high as 1 MB/s. When an EC2 instance is rebooted, the data

in-flight is lost. The company's data science team wants to query ingested data in near-real time. Which solution provides near-real-time data querying that is scalable with minimal data loss?

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A company wants to host its web application on AWS using multiple Amazon EC2 instances across different AWS Regions Since the application content will be specific to each geographic region, the client requests need to be routed to the server that hosts the content for that clients Region.

What should a solutions architect do to accomplish this?

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Question: What should a solutions architect do to ensure that all objects uploaded to an Amazon S3 bucket are encrypted?

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A company is deploying a web portal. The company wants to ensure that only the web portion of the application is publicly accessible. To accomplish this, the VPC was designed with two public subnets and two private subnets. The application will run on several Amazon EC2 instances in an Auto Scaling group. SSL termination must be offloaded from the EC2 instances. What should a solutions architect do to ensure these requirements are met?

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A company is migrating a NoSQL database cluster to Amazon EC2. The database automatically replicates data to maintain at least three copies of the data. I/O throughput of the servers is the highest priority. Which instance type should a solutions architect recommend for the migration?

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A company has a three-tier environment on AWS that ingests sensor data from its users' devices. The traffic flows through a Network Load Balancer (NLB) then to Amazon EC2 instances for the web tier, and finally to EC2 instances for the application tier that makes database calls

What should a solutions architect do to improve the security of data in transit to the web tier?

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A company has data stored in an on-premises data center that is used by several on-premises applications. The company wants to maintain its existing application environment and be able to use AWS services for data analytics and future visualizations.

Which storage service should a solutions architect recommend?

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An operations team has a standard that states IAM policies should not be applied directly to users. Some new members have not been following this standard. The operation manager needs a way to easily identify the users with attached policies.

What should a solutions architect do to accomplish this?

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A company has an API-based inventory reporting application running on Amazon EC2 instances The application stores information in an Amazon DynamoDB table The company's distribution centers have an on-premises shipping application that calls an API to update the inventory before printing shipping labels The company has been experiencing application interruptions several times each day, resulting in lost transactions

What should a solutions architect recommend to improve application resiliency?

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A company is planning to migrate a legacy application to AWS. The application currently uses NFS to communicate to an on-premises storage solution to store application data. The application cannot be modified to use any other communication protocols other than NFS for this purpose. Which storage solution should a solutions architect recommend for use after the migration?

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A company is running a media store across multiple Amazon EC2 instances distributed across multiple Availability Zones in a single VPC. The company wants a high-performing solution to share data between all the EC2 Instances, and prefers to keep the data within the VPC only.

What should a solutions architect recommend?

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A solutions architect must provide a fully managed replacement for an on-premises solution that allows employees and partners to exchange files The solution must be easily accessible to employees connecting from on-premises systems, remote employees, and external partners

Which solution meets these requirements?

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A company is looking for a solution that can store video archives in AWS from old news footage. The company needs to minimize costs and will rarely need to restore these files. When the files are needed, they must be available in a maximum of five minutes.

What is the MOST cost-effective solution?

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A company is planning to transfer multiple terabytes of data to AWS. The data is collected offline from ships. The company want to run complex transformation before transferring the data.

Which AWS service should a solutions architect recommend for this migration?

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A company is selling up an application to use an Amazon RDS MySQL DB instance. The database must be architected for high availability across Availability Zones and AWS Regions with minimal downtime.

How should a solutions architect meet this requirement?

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A company requires that all versions of objects in its Amazon S3 bucket be retained Current object versions will be frequently accessed during the first 30 days, after which they will be rarely accessed and must be retrievable within 5 minutes Previous object versions need to be kept forever, will be rarely accessed, and can be retrieved within 1 week. All storage solutions must be highly available and highly durable

What should a solutions architect recommend to meet these requirements in the MOST cost-effective manner?

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