AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Level (ACSOAA)

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Level exam validates technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on the AWS platform. Exam concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
  • Migrating an existing on-premises application to AWS
  • Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms

Prerequisites

Eligible candidates for this exam have:

  • One or more years of hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications
  • Experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS
  • Ability to identify and gather requirements to define a solution to be built and operated on AWS
  • Capabilities to provide AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project

Exams

Exam Overview

  • Multiple choice and multiple answer questions
  • 80 minutes to complete the exam
  • Available in English and Japanese
  • No prerequisites; recommend taking Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS)
  • Click here to review full details in the exam blueprint
  • Click here to preview sample questions for the exam