AWS Billing 101 for Cloud Practitioner Exam

For AWS usage, you are billed for the support plans, and the resources you utilize.  Billing and Pricing is 12% of the Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam, so it's imperative that you get a good grasp on the different support plans and the resource billings, as well as ways you can monitor consumption. Support Plans There are … Continue reading AWS Billing 101 for Cloud Practitioner Exam

AWS Databases

AWS helps to drive down costs of databases, storage and compute by providing relational and non-relational database services.  The database services AWS provides is cheaper, faster, and extremely scalable than options available previously. You can also operate your own database in EC3 and EBS.  There are many options to choose from, depending on your specific … Continue reading AWS Databases

AWS RDS: Relational Database

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a cloud-based managed relational database.  AWS handles routine tasks like provisioning, patching, backup, recovery, failure detection, and repair of your databases. RDS utilizes Read Replicas to enhance performance.  It can also replicate the database across multiple Availability Zones for durability.  Automated backups are stored in S3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjH10T3Miag You can … Continue reading AWS RDS: Relational Database

AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards

It's important to know the details of what each service is.  But at the same time, it helps to know a simple phrase to trigger your memory as a complete newbie.  So I've created this AWS Mnemonics page to help you remember key features and facts. Especially when there are half a dozen services that … Continue reading AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards