Amazon AWS-Certified-Developer-Associate Exam
Volume: 255 Questions
Question No: 1
A user is running a MySQL RDS instance. The user will not use the DB for the next 3 months. How can the user save costs?
A. Pause the RDS activities from CLI until it is required in the future
B. Stop the RDS instance
C. Create a snapshot of RDS to launch in the future and terminate the instance now D. Change the instance size to micro
The RDS instances unlike the AWS EBS backed instances cannot be stopped or paused. The user needs to take the final snapshot, terminate the instance and launch a new instance in the future from that snapshot.
Reference: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/Overview.BackingUpAndRestoringAmazonR DSInstances.html
Question No: 2
In DynamoDB, if you create a table and request 10 units of write capacity and 200 units of read capacity of provisioned throughput, how much would you be charged in US East (Northern Virginia) Region?
A. $0.05 per hour B. $0.10 per hour C. $0.03 per hour D. $0.15 per hour Answer: A
To understand pricing in DynamoDB, consider the following example. If you create a table and request 10 units of write capacity and 200 units of read capacity of provisioned throughput, you would be charged: