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Free AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate SAA-C03 Practice Question

A company's application hosted on AWS uses a database that is read-heavy and experiences occasional spikes in read traffic, causing performance degradation. To optimize for cost and performance, which of the following is the MOST appropriate caching strategy to implement?

  • Utilizing Amazon ElastiCache for Redis to store and retrieve commonly accessed data.

  • Increasing the size and computation power of the database to handle the spikes in read traffic.

  • Implementing Amazon S3 Select to quickly retrieve necessary data from S3 buckets instead of the database.

  • Deploying compute instances configured with ephemeral storage to cache frequent database queries.

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