AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level

Achieving AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level certification validates your experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS. It confirms your ability to identify and gather requirements to define a solution to be built and operated on Amazon Web Services. It also validates your ability to provide AWS operations and deployment guidance and recommend best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project.Before attempting the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level exam, you should have the following required knowledge, skills, and experience:

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Knowledge

  • At least one year of hands-on experience with the AWS platform
  • Professional experience managing/operating production systems on AWS
  • A firm grasp of AWS seven principles for architecting for the cloud
  • Hands-on experience with the AWS CLI and SDKs/API tools
  • Understanding of network technologies as they relate to AWS
  • Good grasp of fundamental security concepts with hands-on experience implementing security controls and compliance requirements

General IT Knowledge

  • 1 to 2 years of experience as a systems administrator in a systems operations role
  • Understanding of virtualization technology
  • Experience monitoring and auditing systems
  • Knowledge of networking concepts (DNS, TCP/IP, and firewalls)
  • Ability to collaborate with developers and the business team across your organization

Required Training and Exam

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level exam includes multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions. You will have 80 minutes to complete it.

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level exam tests your ability to:

  • Deliver the stability and scalability needed by a business on AWS
  • Provision systems, services, and deployment automation on AWS
  • Ensure data integrity and data security on AWS technology
  • Provide guidance on AWS best practices
  • Understand and monitor metrics on AWS

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