Fundamentals of pricing
Cost estimating tools
AWS Simple Monthly Calculator
AWS Cost Explorer
AWS Trusted Advisor
AWS Support Plans
Q1 - Which of the following is an advantage of consolidated billing on AWS?
A. Volume pricing qualification
B. Shared access permissions
C. Multiple bills per account
D. Eliminates the need for tagging
Q2 - A company is migrating an application that is running non-interruptible workloads for a three-year time frame. Which pricing construct would provide the MOST cost-effective solution?
A. Amazon EC2 Spot Instances
B. Amazon EC2 Dedicated Instances
C. Amazon EC2 On-Demand Instances
D. Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances
Q3 - Which of the following is an AWS Cloud architecture design principle?
A. Implement single points of failure.
B. Implement loose coupling.
C. Implement monolithic design.
D. Implement vertical scaling.
Q4 - Which AWS support plan includes a dedicated Technical Account Manager?
Q5 - In which scenario should Amazon EC2 Spot Instances be used?
A. A company wants to move its main website to AWS from an on-premises web server.
B. A company has a number of application services whose Service Level Agreement (SLA) requires 99.999% uptime.
C. A company’s heavily used legacy database is currently running on-premises.
D. A company has a number of infrequent, interruptible jobs that are currently using On-Demand Instances.
Q6 - Which is the MINIMUM AWS Support plan that provides technical support through phone calls?
Q7 - One benefit of On-Demand Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) pricing is:
A. the ability to bid for a lower hourly cost.
B. paying a daily rate regardless of time used.
C. paying only for time used.
D. pre-paying for instances and paying a lower hourly rate.
Q8 - When is it beneficial for a company to use a Spot Instance?
A. When there is flexibility in when an application needs to run.
B. When there are mission-critical workloads.
C. When dedicated capacity is needed.
D. When an instance should not be stopped.
Q9 - How does AWS charge for AWS Lambda?
A. Users bid on the maximum price they are willing to pay per hour.
B. Users choose a 1-, 3- or 5-year upfront payment term.
C. Users pay for the required permanent storage on a file system or in a database.
D. Users pay based on the number of requests and consumed compute resources.
Q10 - A company has multiple AWS accounts and wants to simplify and consolidate its billing process. Which AWS service will achieve this?
A. AWS Cost and Usage Reports
B. AWS Organizations
C. AWS Cost Explorer
D. AWS Budgets
AWS Trusted Advisor* https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/technology/trusted-advisor/
AWS Support Plans* https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/plans/
AWS Organization* https://aws.amazon.com/organizations/
AWS Artifact* https://aws.amazon.com/artifact/
AWS Service Health Dashboard* https://status.aws.amazon.com/
AWS Personal Health Dashboard https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/technology/personal-health-dashboard/
Estimate your AWS billing https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/knowledge-center/estimating-aws-resource-costs/
AWS Potential Account Compromise https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/knowledge-center/potential-account-compromise/
Consolidated Billing Discount https://docs.aws.amazon.com/awsaccountbilling/latest/aboutv2/useconsolidatedbilling-discounts.html
RI Consolidated Billing https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/knowledge-center/ec2-ri-consolidated-billing/