A Cloud Guru - Certified Solutions Architect Associate - EC2 Exam Tips

17 May 2018

EC2 Exam Tips

EC2 Instance Types

Family Speciality Use case
D2 Dense Storage Fileservers/Data Warehousing/Hadoop
R4 Memory Optimized Memory Intensive Apps/DBs
M4 General Purpose Application Servers
C4 Compute Optimized CPU Intensive Apps/DBs
G2 Graphics Intensive Video Encoding/ 3D Application Streaming
I2 High Speed Storage NoSQL DBs, Data Warehousing, etc.
F1 Field Programmable Gate Array Hardware acceleration for your code.
T2 Lowest Cost, General Purpose Web Servers/Small DBs
P2 Graphics/General Purpose GPU Machine Learning, Bit Coin Mining, etc
X1 Memory Optimized SAP HANA/Apache Spark etc

EBS Consists of:

EBS vs Instance Store

How can I take a Snapshot of a RAID array

AMI

CloudWatch

Roles

Instance Meta-data

EFS

Lambda