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Exam AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner topic 1 question 30 discussion

Exam question from Amazon's AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
Question #: 30
Topic #: 1
[All AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Questions]

How does the AWS Cloud pricing model differ from the traditional on-premises storage pricing model?

  • A. AWS resources do not incur costs
  • B. There are no infrastructure operating costs
  • C. There are no upfront cost commitments
  • D. There are no software licensing costs
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41km
Highly Voted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Selected Answer: B
I believe B is correct, because in AWS you pay for stroage, compute, etc. You don't pay for infra ops directly. On the other hand you can make commitments with saving plans or reserved instances.
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SmartLearner
4 months, 2 weeks ago
Best answer is C.
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Blimpy
4 months, 1 week ago
Yes answer is C bcs the question is specific to Storage.. there are no upfront commitments (savings plan etc apply to ec2 instances only)
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amd112b
4 months, 2 weeks ago
I Agree
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Nucleric
6 months, 1 week ago
I think you are right
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oab720
Highly Voted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Selected Answer: C
C. No upfront cost as you don't have to acquire hardware. I disagree with B being correct because you indirectly pay infra ops for the compute services you use albeit through AWS.
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MohamadCh
Most Recent 1 day, 2 hours ago
Selected Answer: C
There are no upfront cost commitments
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et_learner
6 days, 17 hours ago
Selected Answer: C
Upfront expenses include data centers, physical servers, and other resources that you would need to invest in before using computing resources. Instead of investing heavily in data centers and servers before you know how you’re going to use them, you can pay only when you consume computing resources.
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alvalv2006
1 week, 1 day ago
Selected Answer: B
B Since in fact there are no infrastructure operating costs
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elidiojose
1 week, 3 days ago
Selected Answer: C
C. No upfront costs.
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kumaran1000001
2 weeks ago
A - no B - no. No capital costs but do incur operating costs C - yes D - no. If you install MS SQL/Oracle on EC2. it will cost
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GCipry3
2 weeks, 2 days ago
Selected Answer: C
The correct answer is C. There are no upfront cost commitments. In the traditional on-premises storage pricing model, upfront costs are often significant, as hardware, software, and infrastructure must be purchased and maintained. In contrast, AWS Cloud pricing operates on a pay-as-you-go model, where customers only pay for the resources they use. This model allows customers to avoid upfront cost commitments and to easily scale resources up or down as their needs change. However, AWS resources do incur costs, there are infrastructure operating costs associated with running workloads in the cloud, and customers may still incur software licensing costs for certain applications.
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claorden
2 weeks, 5 days ago
Selected Answer: C
C. You indirectly pay for the infra costs.
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Amycert
3 weeks ago
Selected Answer: C
C, very obvious
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Cloudalina
3 weeks ago
Selected Answer: C
C. There are no upfront cost commitments. The AWS Cloud pricing model differs from traditional on-premises storage pricing in that it is based on a pay-as-you-go model with no upfront cost commitments. This means that customers only pay for the resources they consume and can easily scale up or down as needed. There are no minimum fees or long-term commitments, and customers can use AWS resources on demand. Option A is incorrect because AWS resources do incur costs based on usage, although customers only pay for the resources they use. Option B is incorrect because while there may be no infrastructure operating costs associated with using the cloud, customers are still responsible for the cost of the resources they consume. Option D is also incorrect because while some AWS services may include software licensing costs, many services do not. The pricing for each service is transparent and clearly listed on the AWS website.
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davidspp
3 weeks, 4 days ago
Selected Answer: B
The key in the question is "on premise", you have no infrastructure costs using AWS because is IaaS
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noahsark
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Selected Answer: C
There are no upfront cost commitments https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/knowledge-center/savings-plans-considerations/
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AspiringScriptKiddie
3 weeks, 5 days ago
According to ChatGPT: The correct answer is C. There are no upfront cost commitments. The AWS Cloud pricing model differs from the traditional on-premises storage pricing model in that there are no upfront cost commitments for AWS resources. With on-premises storage, organizations must make significant upfront investments in hardware, software licenses, and other infrastructure components. In contrast, AWS offers a pay-as-you-go pricing model, where users pay only for the resources they consume, without any upfront commitments or long-term contracts. This allows organizations to scale their resources up or down as needed, without the need for significant upfront investments. Option A is incorrect because AWS resources do incur costs, which are billed based on usage. Option B is incorrect because there are infrastructure operating costs associated with using AWS resources, such as data transfer costs and storage costs. Option D is incorrect because there may be software licensing costs associated with using AWS resources, depending on the specific services and software used.
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Chels1
3 weeks, 6 days ago
Selected Answer: C
The question specifically stated 'storage pricing model'. Meanwhile you can only pay upfront for compute and not storage so I vote C
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Abzstar
4 weeks, 1 day ago
correct answer is B
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olakenny
1 month ago
C should be the correct choice
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