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AWS Certified Developer Official Study Guide Associate (DVA-C01) Exam

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Foreword by Werner Vogels,
Vice President and Corporate Technology Officer, Amazon

The AWS exam has been updated. Your study guide should be, too.

The AWS Certified Developer Official Study GuideAssociate Exam is your ultimate preparation resource for the latest exam! Covering all exam objectives, this invaluable resource puts a team of AWS experts at your side with expert guidance, clear explanations, and the wisdom of experience with AWS best practices. You’ll master core services and basic architecture, and equip yourself to develop, deploy, and debug cloud-based applications using AWS. 

The AWS Developer certification is earned by those who demonstrate the technical knowledge and skill associated with best practices for building secure, reliable cloud-based applications using AWS technology. This book is your official exam prep companion, providing everything you need to know to pass with flying colors.

  • Study the AWS Certified Developer Exam objectives
  • Gain expert insight on core AWS services and best practices
  • Test your understanding of key concepts with challenging chapter questions
  • Access online study tools including electronic flashcards, a searchable glossary, practice exams, and more

Cloud computing offers businesses the opportunity to replace up-front capital infrastructure expenses with low, variable costs that scale as they grow. This customized responsiveness has negated the need for far-future infrastructure planning, putting thousands of servers at their disposal as needed—and businesses have responded, propelling AWS to the number-one spot among cloud service providers. Now these businesses need qualified AWS developers, and the AWS certification validates the exact skills and knowledge they’re looking for. When you’re ready to get serious about your cloud credentials, the AWS Certified Developer Official Study GuideAssociate Exam is the resource you need to pass the exam with flying colors. 

NOTE: As of October 7, 2019, the accompanying code for hands-on exercises in the book is available for downloading from the secure Resources area in the online test bank. You'll find code for Chapters 1, 2, 11, and 12. 

Author Biography


The AWS Certified Developer Official Study Guide – Associate (DVA-C01) Exam is written by a team of leading AWS subject-matter experts. AWS offers a broad set of global compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment products and services. These offerings help businesses scale and build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability, and reliability.

Table of Contents

Introduction xxix

Assessment Test xxxv

Chapter 1 Introduction to AWS Cloud API 1

Introduction to AWS 2

Calling an AWS Cloud Service 5

Working with Regions 9

API Credentials and AWS Identity and Access Management 14

Summary 24

Exam Essentials 24

Resources to Review 25

Exercises 26

Review Questions 33

Chapter 2 Introduction to Compute and Networking 37

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud 38

Running Applications on Instances 44

Customizing the Network 51

Managing Your Resources 64

Developer Tools 66

Summary 66

Exam Essentials 67

Resources to Review 68

Exercises 69

Review Questions 80

Chapter 3 Hello, Storage 85

Introduction to AWS Storage 86

Storage Fundamentals 87

AWS Block Storage Services 92

AWS Object Storage Services 99

AWS File Storage Services 136

Storage Comparisons 142

Cloud Data Migration 145

Summary 154

Exam Essentials 154

Resources to Review 159

Exercises 162

Review Questions 170

Chapter 4 Hello, Databases 175

Introduction to Databases 176

Relational Databases 178

Nonrelational Databases 195

Data Warehouse 217

In-Memory Data Stores 226

Graph Databases 230

Cloud Database Migration 232

Running Your Own Database on Amazon Elastic Compliance and Security 236

Summary 237

Exam Essentials 237

Resources to Review 239

Exercises 242

Review Questions 256

Chapter 5 Encryption on AWS 259

Introduction to Encryption 260

AWS Key Management Service 260

AWS CloudHSM 262

Controlling the Access Keys 263

Summary 273

Exam Essentials 273

Resources to Review 274

Exercises 275

Review Questions 279

Chapter 6 Deployment Strategies 281

Deployments on the AWS Cloud 282

AWS Elastic Beanstalk 290

Deployment Strategies 299

Monitoring and Troubleshooting 303

Summary 307

Exam Essentials 307

Resources to Review 308

Exercises 309

Review Questions 313

Chapter 7 Deployment as Code 317

Introduction to AWS Code Services 318

Using AWS CodePipeline to Automate Deployments 320

Using AWS CodeCommit as a Source Repository 332

Using AWS CodeBuild to Create Build Artifacts 344

Using AWS CodeDeploy to Deploy Applications 352

Summary 371

Exam Essentials 372

Resources to Review 373

Exercises 374

Review Questions 377

Chapter 8 Infrastructure as Code 381

Introduction to Infrastructure as Code 382

Infrastructure as Code 382

Using AWS CloudFormation to Deploy Infrastructure 383

Summary 432

Exam Essentials 434

Resources to Review 436

Exercises 437

Review Questions 440

Chapter 9 Configuration as Code 445

Introduction to Configuration as Code 446

Using AWS OpsWorks Stacks to Deploy Applications 447

Using Amazon Elastic Container Service to Deploy Containers 471

Summary 483

Exam Essentials 485

Resources to Review 487

Exercises 488

Review Questions 491

Chapter 10 Authentication and Authorization 495

Introduction to Authentication and Authorization 496

Summary 508

Exam Essentials 509

Resources to Review 509

Exercises 510

Review Questions 517

Chapter 11 Refactor to Microservices 519

Introduction to Refactor to Microservices 521

Amazon Simple Queue Service 523

Amazon Simple Notification Service 534

Amazon Kinesis Data Streams 540

Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose 543

Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics 544

Amazon Kinesis Video Streams 545

Amazon DynamoDB Streams 546

AWS IoT Device Management 547

Amazon MQ 550

AWS Step Functions 551

Summary 568

Exam Essentials 569

Resources to Review 570

Exercises 573

Review Questions 582

Chapter 12 Serverless Compute 585

Introduction to Serverless Compute 586

AWS Lambda 586

AWS Lambda Functions 588

Inside the AWS Lambda Function 593

Configuring the AWS Lambda Function 596

Invoking AWS Lambda Functions 601

Monitoring AWS Lambda Functions 602

Summary 605

Exam Essentials 605

Resources to Review 606

Exercises 607

Review Questions 618

Chapter 13 Serverless Applications 621

Introduction to Serverless Applications 622

Web Server with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Presentation Tier) 622

Dynamic Data with Amazon API Gateway (Logic or App Tier) 627

User Authentication with Amazon Cognito 634

Standard Three-Tier vs. the Serverless Stack 640

Amazon Aurora Serverless 642

AWS Serverless Application Model 643


AWS Serverless Application Repository 647

Serverless Application Use Cases 647

Summary 647

Exam Essentials 649

Resources to Review 650

Exercises 651

Review Questions 660

Chapter 14 Stateless Application Patterns 663

Introduction to the Stateless Application Pattern 664

Amazon DynamoDB 664

Amazon ElastiCache 739

Amazon Simple Storage Service 747

Amazon Elastic File System 773

Summary 781

Exam Essentials 782

Resources to Review 785

Exercises 786

Review Questions 793

Chapter 15 Monitoring and Troubleshooting 797

Introduction to Monitoring and Troubleshooting 798

Amazon CloudWatch 800

AWS CloudTrail 818

AWS X-Ray 820

Summary 823

Exam Essentials 823

Resources to Review 825

Exercises 826

Review Questions 829

Chapter 16 Optimization 833

Introduction to Optimization 834

Cost Optimization: Everyone’s Responsibility 834

Right Sizing 838

Using Instance Reservations 840

Using Spot Instances 843

Using AWS Auto Scaling 845

Using Containers 849

Using Serverless Approaches 850

Optimizing Storage 851

Optimizing Data Transfer 858

Relational Databases and Amazon DynamoDB 859

Monitoring Costs 864

Monitoring Performance 868

Summary 869

Exam Essentials 871

Resources to Review 874

Exercises 876

Review Questions 881

Appendix Answers to Review Questions 885

Index 917

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