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  • Copyright 2025
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 352
  • Edition: 2nd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-828599-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-828599-9

Learn, prepare, and practice for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02 exam success with this Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning.

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02 Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification helps you prepare to succeed on the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02 exam by directly addressing the exams objectives as stated by AWS. Leading cloud instructor Anthony Sequeira shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.

This complete study package includes

  • Complete coverage of the exam objectives and a test-preparation routine designed to help you pass the exams
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  • Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

This study guide helps you master all the topics on the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02 exam, deepening your knowledge of:

  • Cloud Concepts: benefits; design principles; migration strategies; cloud economics
  • Security and Compliance: AWS shared responsibility model; security, governance, and compliance concepts; access management; security features and services
  • Cloud Technology and Services: deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud; AWS global infrastructure; compute, database, network, and storage services; AWS AI/ML services and analytics services
  • Billing, Pricing, and Support: pricing models; billing, budget, and cost management; technical resources and support options

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Table of Contents

    Introduction xxii

Part I: Domain 1: Cloud Concepts

Chapter 1 The AWS Cloud Defined 3

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 3

    Foundation Topics 5

    Introduction to the Cloud 5

    Introduction to the AWS Cloud 8

    Exam Preparation Tasks 20

    Review All Key Topics 20

    Define Key Terms 20

    Q&A 20

Chapter 2 Some Benefits of the AWS Cloud 23

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 23

    Foundation Topics 25

    Economic Benefits 25

    The Benefits of the Global Infrastructure 26

    High Availability, Elasticity, and Agility 28

    Exam Preparation Tasks 33

    Review All Key Topics 33

    Define Key Terms 33

    Q&A 33

Chapter 3 Design Principles of the AWS Cloud 37

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 37

    Foundation Topics 41

    The AWS Well-Architected Framework 41

    Operational Excellence 43

    Security 44

    Reliability 46

    Performance Efficiency 47

    Cost Optimization 48

    Sustainability 49

    Exam Preparation Tasks 51

    Review All Key Topics 51

    Define Key Terms 51

    Q&A 51

Chapter 4 Strategies for Migration to the AWS Cloud 53

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 53

    Foundation Topics 55

    The AWS Cloud Adoption Framework 55

    Resources for Migration Support 59

    Exam Preparation Tasks 63

    Review All Key Topics 63

    Define Key Terms 63

    Q&A 63

Chapter 5 Concepts of Cloud Economics 65

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 65

    Foundation Topics 67

    Cloud Economics 67

    Other Benefits 70

    Exam Preparation Tasks 72

    Review All Key Topics 72

    Define Key Terms 72

    Q&A 72

Chapter 6 Creating and Using an AWS Free Tier Account 75

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 75

    Foundation Topics 77

    Creating Your Free Tier Account 77

    Building a Web Server with the Free Tier 85

    Exam Preparation Tasks 91

    Review All Key Topics 91

    Define Key Term 91

    Q&A 91

Part II: Domain 2: Security and Compliance

Chapter 7 The AWS Shared Responsibility Model 93

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 93

    Foundation Topics 96

    Understanding the Shared Responsibility Model 96

    AWS Responsibilities 97

    Customer Responsibilities 98

    Exam Preparation Tasks 100

    Review All Key Topics 100

    Define Key Terms 100

    Q&A 100

Chapter 8 AWS Cloud Security, Governance, and Compliance 103

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 103

    Foundation Topics 105

    An Introduction to AWS Security 105

    AWS Security Compliance Programs 108

    Exam Preparation Tasks 111

    Review All Key Topics 111

    Define Key Terms 111

    Q&A 111

Chapter 9 AWS Access Management 113

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 113

    Foundation Topics 115

    Identity and Access Management 115

    Best Practices with IAM 118

    Other Access Management-Related AWS Services 122

    Exam Preparation Tasks 124

    Review All Key Topics 124

    Define Key Terms 124

    Q&A 124

Chapter 10 Components and Resources for Security 127

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 127

    Foundation Topics 129

    Some AWS Security Features 129

    Tools for Security Support 132

    Additional Security Support Resources 133

    Exam Preparation Tasks 136

    Review All Key Topics 136

    Define Key Terms 136

    Q&A 136

Part III: Domain 3: Cloud Technology and Services

Chapter 11 Methods of Deploying and Operating in AWS 139

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 139

    Foundation Topics 142

    Automation 142

    Orchestration 143

    Management Options 145

    Deployment and Connectivity Options 147

    Exam Preparation Tasks 149

    Review All Key Topics 149

    Define Key Terms 149

    Q&A 149

Chapter 12 The AWS Global Infrastructure 151

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 151

    Foundation Topics 154

    Regions 154

    Availability Zones 156

    Other Global Infrastructure Components 157

    Exam Preparation Tasks 163

    Review All Key Topics 163

    Define Key Terms 163

    Q&A 163

Chapter 13 AWS Compute Services 165

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 165

    Foundation Topics 167

    EC2 167

    Container Options 170

    Serverless Compute 172

    Exam Preparation Tasks 175

    Review All Key Topics 175

    Define Key Terms 175

    Q&A 175

Chapter 14 AWS Database Services 177

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 177

    Foundation Topics 179

    Relational Database Services 179

    Other Database Services 181

    Exam Preparation Tasks 185

    Review All Key Topics 185

    Define Key Terms 185

    Q&A 185

Chapter 15 AWS Network Services 187

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 187

    Foundation Topics 190

    Fundamental Network Services 190

    Other Network Services 192

    Exam Preparation Tasks 194

    Review All Key Topics 194

    Define Key Terms 194

    Q&A 194

Chapter 16 AWS Storage Services 197

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 197

    Foundation Topics 199

    Fundamental Storage Services 199

    Other Storage Services 205

    Exam Preparation Tasks 208

    Review All Key Topics 208

    Define Key Terms 208

    Q&A 208

Chapter 17 AWS Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Services 211

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 211

    Foundation Topics 214

    Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Services 214

    Data Analytics Services 217

    Exam Preparation Tasks 221

    Review All Key Topics 221

    Define Key Terms 221

    Q&A 221

Chapter 18 Other AWS Services 223

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 223

    Foundation Topics 226

    Business Application Services 226

    Customer Engagement Services 228

    Developer Services 230

    End-User Compute Services 234

    IoT Services 236

    Exam Preparation Tasks 239

    Review All Key Topics 239

    Define Key Terms 239

    Q&A 239

Part IV: Domain 4: Billing, Pricing, and Support

Chapter 19 AWS Pricing Models Compared 241

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 241

    Foundation Topics 244

    General AWS Pricing Practices 244

    Fundamentals of Compute Pricing 245

    Exam Preparation Tasks 252

    Review All Key Topics 252

    Define Key Terms 252

    Q&A 252

Chapter 20 Resources for Billing, Budgets, and Cost Management 255

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 255

    Foundation Topics 257

    AWS Billing and Cost Management 257

    AWS Organizations 260

    Exam Preparation Tasks 262

    Review All Key Topics 262

    Define Key Terms 262

    Q&A 262

Chapter 21 AWS Technical Resources and AWS Support Options 265

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 265

    Foundation Topics 268

    AWS Technical Resources 268

    AWS Support Options 273

    Exam Preparation Tasks 277

    Review All Key Topics 277

    Define Key Terms 277

    Q&A 277

Part V: Final Preparation

Chapter 22 Final Preparation 279

    Exam Information 279

    Getting Ready 281

    Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study 282

    Summary 283

Part VI: Appendixes

Glossary of Key Terms 285

Appendix A Answers to the Do I Know This Already? Quizzes and Q&A Sections 299

Appendix B AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02 Cert Guide

Exam Updates 313

Appendix C Online only

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