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  • Copyright 2020
  • Pages: 352
  • Edition: 1st
  • Premium Edition eBook
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-585328-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-585328-3

AWS Certified Developer Associate (DVA-C01) Cert Guide, Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test

The exciting new AWS Certified Developer Associate (DVA-C01) Cert Guide, Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test is a digital-only certification preparation product combining an eBook with enhanced Pearson IT Certification Practice Test with bonus video mentoring. The Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test contains the following items:

  • The AWS Certified Developer Associate (DVA-C01) Premium Edition Practice Test, including four full practice exams and enhanced practice test features
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About the Premium Edition eBook and Personal Video Mentoring

Learn, prepare, and practice for AWS Certified Developer Associate (DVA-C01) exam success with this Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT certification learning.
  • Explore the AWS Certified Developer - Associate (DVA-C01) exam topics as defined in the latest official exam objectives from Amazon
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AWS Certified Developer Associate (DVA-C01) Cert Guide is a comprehensive exam study guide. Best-selling author and expert instructor Marko Sluga shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

AWS Certified Developer Associate (DVA-C01) Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. End-of-chapter quizzes help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.

The Premium Edition eBook contains access to more than one hour of personal video mentoring from the author. Go to the back pages of your eBook for instructions on how to access the personal video mentoring content.

Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging quizzes, this study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

The study guide helps you master all the topics on the AWS Certified Developer Associate (DVA-C01), including
  • Deployment: CLI, SDKs, CI/CD pipelines, CloudFormation, Elastic Beanstalk, deployment/provisioning processes and patterns, serverless design, and more
  • Security: Authentication via AWS CLI and SDKs; IAM users, groups, roles, and policies; IAM federation with external directories and identity providers; security groups and NACLS
  • Development with AWS services: Implementing designs in code; interacting with infrastructure via AWS CLI, SDKs, and APIs; DevOps approaches and Code tools
  •  Refactoring: AWS data transfer, transport, and transform tools; managed AWS services for refactoring new or migrated applications
  •  Monitoring and troubleshooting: CloudWatch data capture and analysis; application problem solving, scaling, and optimization; CloudTrail tracing and auditing; and more

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Table of Contents

Introduction     xv
Chapter 1  Overview of AWS     2
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz     4
Foundation Topics     6
Overview of Cloud Computing     6
    Basics of Cloud Computing     7
    IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS     9
    Virtualization and Containers     11
The Shared Responsibility Model     12
AWS Services     14
    Foundation Services     14
        Network Services     14
        Compute Services     15
        Storage Services     16
        Security and Identity Services     16
        End-User Applications     17
    Platform Services     17
        Databases     18
        Analytics Tools     18
        Application Services     19
        Developer Tools     19
        Specialized Services for Mobile, IoT, and Machine Learning     19
    Management Services     20
AWS Global Architecture     20
     Datacenters     21
     Availability Zones     21
     Regions     22
     Edge Locations     22
Accessing AWS     23
     Creating an AWS Account     23
     AWS Management Console     25
     AWS CLI     29
     AWS SDKs     32
Accessing AWS Through APIs     33
Summary     34
Exam Preparation Tasks     34
     Review All Key Topics     35
     Define Key Terms     35
     Q&A     35
Chapter 2  Authentication, Identity, and Access Management     36
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz     37
Foundation Topics     39
Overview of IAM     39
Identity Principals in IAM     39
     Users     42
     Groups     45
     Roles     47
     Policies     50
Identity Providers and Federation     52
     Web Identities     54
     OpenID     55
     LDAP and Active Directory     56
     SAML 2.0     56
Implementing Application Authentication and Authorization     56
     Using IAM with Applications     56
Encryption in AWS Services     57
     Encryption at Rest     57
     Encryption in Transit     58
Exam Preparation Tasks     59
     Review All Key Topics     59
     Define Key Terms     59
     Q&A     60
Chapter 3  Compute Services in AWS     62
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz     63
Foundation Topics     65
Computing Basics     65
Networking in AWS     70
     Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)     71
     Connecting a VPC to the Internet     72
     Connecting the VPC to Other Private Networks     75
Computing in AWS     76
     Amazon EC2     77
     Amazon ECS and Fargate     83
Storing Persistent Data     87
     Amazon EBS     88
Scalability and High Availability     89
     High Availability Design Patterns     89
     AWS Elastic Load Balancer     90
     Auto Scaling     91
     Amazon Route     53     93
Orchestration and Automation     95
     Basics of Cloud Orchestration and Automation     96
     AWS Elastic Beanstalk     97
     AWS CloudFormation     101
Exam Preparation Tasks     106
     Review All Key Topics     106
     Define Key Terms     107
     Q&A     107
Chapter 4  Storing Data in AWS     108
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz     109
Foundation Topics     112
Storing Static Assets in AWS     112
     Amazon S3     112
     Delivering Content from S3     113
     Working with S3 in the AWS CLI     114
     Hosting a Static Website     116
     Versioning     117
     S3 Storage Tiers     118
     Data Life Cycling     118
     S3 Security     119
Relational Versus Nonrelational Databases     120
Deploying Relational Databases in AWS     123
     Amazon RDS     123
     Supported Database Types     124
     Scaling Databases     127
Handling Nonrelational Data in AWS     129
     Amazon DynamoDB     130
     Planning for DynamoDB Capacity     133
     Global Tables     134
     Accessing DynamoDB Through the CLI     135
     User Authentication and Access Control     136
Caching Data in AWS     137
     Amazon ElastiCache     138
     Memcached     138
     Redis     138
     Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator     138
     Amazon CloudFront     138
Exam Preparation Tasks     145
     Review All Key Topics     145
     Define Key Terms     145
     Q&A     145
Chapter 5  Going Serverless in AWS     148
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz     149
Foundation Topics     151
Going Serverless     151
     The AWS Serverless Application Model     152
     AWS Lambda     153
     Writing Code for Lambda     153
     Permissions and Roles for Lambda     157
     Invoking Lambda     160
Automating Serverless Processing Flows     161
     Step Functions     161
     Amazon Simple Work Flow     164
Messaging and Queueing     165
     Amazon SQS     166
     Amazon SNS     171
Exam Preparation Tasks     175
     Review All Key Topics     175
     Define Key Terms     176
     Q&A     176
Chapter 6  AWS Development Tools     178
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz     178
Foundation Topics     181
DevOps Basics     181
     Waterfall     181
     Agile     182
     DevOps     182
     CI/CD in the Cloud     184
     Continuous Integration     184
     Continuous Delivery     185
     Continuous Deployment     185
     Continuous Reaction     185
Developing Code in AWS Cloud9     186
     Creating a Cloud9 Environment     187
Storing Code in AWS CodeCommit     196
     Using CodeCommit with Git     196
Using AWS CodeBuild to Build Artifacts     198
     Automating the Build Process with CodeBuild     198
Using AWS CodeDeploy to Deploy Applications     206
     Deploying Code to EC2 Instances with CodeDeploy     208
Building a CI/CD Pipeline with AWS CodePipeline     214
     Automating the CI/CD Process     214
     Integrating the CI/CD Pipeline into Your Code     220
Exam Preparation Tasks     224
     Review All Key Topics     224
     Define Key Terms     225
     Q&A     225
Chapter 7  Migrating and Refactoring     226
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz     226
Foundation Topics     228
Migrating to AWS     228
AWS Migration Tools and Services     230
     VM Import/Export     231
     Server Migration Service     234
     Database Migration Service and Schema Conversion Tool     234
     Transferring Files to AWS     249
     AWS Storage Gateway     254
     Snowball and Snowball Edge     255
     Snowmobile     256
Exam Preparation Tasks     256
     Review All Key Topics     256
     Define Key Terms     256
     Q&A     257
Chapter 8  Monitoring and Troubleshooting     258
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz     258
Foundation Topics     260
Amazon CloudWatch     261
     The CloudWatch Management Console     262
     Collecting Logs and Metrics     269
Amazon CloudTrail     277
     CloudTrail Security     277
     CloudTrail Log Structure     277
AWS Config     279
Troubleshooting an Application in AWS     279
Exam Preparation Tasks     280
     Review All Key Topics     281
     Define Key Terms     281
     Q&A     281
Chapter 9  Final Preparation     282
Exam Information     282
Getting Ready     284
Tools for Final Preparation     286
     Pearson Cert Practice Test Engine and Questions on the Website     286
     Customizing Your Exams     287
     Updating Your Exams     288
     Chapter-Ending Review Tools     289
Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study     289
Summary     289
Glossary of Key Terms     290
Appendix A  Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes and Q&A Sections     298
Appendix B  AWS Certified Developer—Associate (DVA-C01) Exam Updates     306
Index     308
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