AWS Advanced Level Interview Questions & Answers

AWS Advanced Level Interview Questions & Answers

AWS Interview Questions - Advanced Level

Below are the Advanced AWS Interview Questions for Experienced Professionals

1) Is the property of broadcast or multicast supported by Amazon VPC? 

Ans: No, at present, Amazon VPC is not supporting any multicast or broadcast.

2) How many IP addresses are allowed for each account in AWS?

Ans: For each AWS account, 5 VPC elastic addresses are allowed.

3) What is meant by Edge location?

Ans: The actual content is cached at the places called edge locations. So whenever a user searches for the content, he will find the same at the edge locations.

4) What is Snowball? 

Ans: Snowball is an option available in AWS to transport. Using snowball, one can transfer the data into the AWS and out of it. It helps us in transporting massive amounts of data from one destination to another. It helps in lowering the networking expenditure. 

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5) Explain the advantages of auto-scaling?

Ans: Below listed are the advantages of autoscaling.

·        Better availability
·        Better cost management
·        High fault-tolerant

6) What is subnet?

Ans: When a large amount of IP addresses are divided into small chunks, then these tiny chunks are called Subnets.

7) What is the number of subnets that we can have per VPC? 

Ans: Under one VPC, we can have 200 subnets. 

8) What is AWS CloudTrail?

Ans: AWS Cloudtrail is an AWS service that helps you to enable governance, risk auditing and compliance of your AWS account. Cloud trail records event when actions are taken by the role, user or an AWS service. Events include when actions are taken by AWS command-line interface, AWS management console, APIs and AWS SDKs. 

9) What is meant by Elasticache?

Ans: Elasticache is a web service that makes the path easier to deploy and store the data in the cloud easily. 

10) Explain about AWS Lambda?

Ans: AWS Lambda is a computational service that enables you to run code without maintaining any servers. It automatically executes the code whenever needed. You are required to pay for the time that you have used it for. Lambda enables you to run the code virtually for any kind of application without managing any servers.

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11) What is Geo Restriction in CloudFront?

Ans: It is an important feature available in AWS which helps you in preventing the users from accessing the content from specific regions. CloudFront is useful for distributing the content only to desired locations.

12) What is Amazon EMR?

Ans: Amazon EMR is a survived cluster stage and it helps you to create data structures before the intimation. Big data technologies such as Apache Hadoop and Spark are the tools that enable you to investigate a large amount of data. You can use the data for making analytical goals by using the apache hive and other relevant open source technologies.     

13) What is the actual boot time taken to instance stored-backend AMI?

Ans: It takes less than 5 minutes to store the instance-backed AMI.

14) Explain the essential features of the Amazon cloud search?

Ans: Below listed are the essential features of Amazon cloud search. 

·        Prefixes Searches
·        Enter text search
·        Boolean searches
·        Range searches
·        Autocomplete Advice  

15) Give a few examples of DB engines that are used in AWS RDS?

Ans: Following are few examples of DB engines which are used in AWS RDS:

·        MariaDB
·        OracleDB
·        MS-SQL DB
·        MYSQL DB
·        Postgre DB

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16) What is the security group?

Ans: In AWS the in and out traffic to instances is controlled with virtual firewalls which are known as Security groups. Security groups allow you to control traffic based on various aspects such as protocol, port and source destination.      

17) What is the difference between block storage and file storage?

Block Storage: it functions at a lower level and manages the data asset of blocks.
File Storage: The file storage operates at a higher level or operational level and manages data in the form of files and folders.   

18) Explain the types of Routing policies available in Amazon route S3?

·        Latency-based
·        Weighted
·        Failover
·        Simple
·        Geolocation 

19) List the default tables that we get when we create AWS VPC?


·        Network ACL
·        Security group
·        Route table

20) List the different ways to access AWS?

Ans: We have three different ways to access AWS, such as:
·        Console
·        SDK
·        CLI 

21) What are the EBS volumes?

Ans: The EBS is the abbreviation for Elastic Block Stores. These blocks act as a persistent volume which can be attached to the instances. The EBS volumes will store the data even if you stop the instances.

22) How can you control the security to your VPC?

Ans: You can use security groups, network access controls (ACLs) and flow logs to control your VPC security.

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