Networking is a pivotal concept in cloud computing. Knowing it is a must to be a successful Cloud Architect. Of course you won’t be physically peeling the cables to put RJ45 connectors on but you must know various facets of logical networking.
You never know exactly what is going to be on the exam but that’s what exams are all about. In order to prepare for AWS Cloud Architect Associate exam you must thoroughly read and understand the following from AWS documentation:
Before you read above, it would be very beneficial if you also go and learn following networking concepts:
- IP addressing
- Difference between IPV4 and IPV6
- OSI Layers
- Router, Switch
- Internet Gateway
- Virtual Private Gateway
- Caching, Latency
- Networking commands like Route, netstat, ping, tracert etc
- Identity Federation
- Proxy servers
These generic networking concepts are valid for all the cloud platforms. Feel free to add any other network concept in comments which I might have missed.
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