AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Study Guide 2023

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Study Guide 2023

Exam Overview

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam is a certification exam offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that test an individual’s understanding of the AWS Cloud. The exam covers various topics, including AWS services, architecture, security, and pricing.

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification is helpful for individuals who want to demonstrate their understanding of the AWS Cloud to potential employers, customers, or partners. It is also a good starting point for those who wish to progress to more advanced AWS certifications. This certification can also help increase one’s marketability and potential for career advancement in the cloud computing industry.

Level Foundational
Length 90 minutes
Cost 100 USD (Visit Exam Pricing Page for more information)
Format 65 multiple-choice or multiple-response questions
Delivery Method Pearson VUE testing center or online proctored exam.
Passing Score 700/1000
Passing Percentage 70%
Renewal period Every three (3) years

Note: The exam includes 15 unscored questions that do not affect your score. AWS collects information about candidate performance on these unscored questions to evaluate these questions for future use as scored questions. These unscored questions are not identified on the exam.

For more details about the exam, how to schedule the exam, and what to expect before, during, and after the exam, follow the link below to the exam details page.

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Exam Content Outline

Domain 1: Cloud Concepts

1.1 Define the AWS Cloud and its value proposition

1.2 Identify aspects of AWS Cloud economics

1.3 Explain the different cloud architecture design principles

Domain 2: Security and Compliance

2.1 Define the AWS shared responsibility model

2.2 Define AWS Cloud security and compliance concepts

2.3 Identify AWS access management capabilities

2.4 Identify resources for security support

Domain 3: Technology

3.1 Define methods of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud

3.2 Define the AWS global infrastructure

3.3 Identify the core AWS services

3.4 Identify resources for technology support

Domain 4: Billing and Pricing

4.1 Compare and contrast the various pricing models for AWS (for example, On-Demand Instances, Reserved Instances, and Spot Instance pricing)

4.2 Recognize the various account structures in relation to AWS billing and pricing

4.3 Identify resources available for billing support

Additional resources

Below is the list of additional resources you can use in your study.

Best of Luck, and share your results with the community once you get certified! 😊💪


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