How to crack the Alibaba Cloud Certified Associate in 90 days.

Review By: Skant Gupta



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Hi Readers

Finally, I’ve successfully passed the Alibaba Cloud Certified Associate (ACA). It was almost more than 2-3 months that I’ve been preparing for this certification.

The Exam contains 50 questions which are technically designed for personnel who can use Alibaba Cloud Computing products. It covers Alibaba Cloud's core products including computing, storage, networking and security. To earn this certification you need to get 60% marks.

This was the result of the journey: Alibaba Cloud Certified Associate

In this post you will find:

  • A path to achieve it
  • Study Materials
  • Exam Detail & Score

How to Achieve this Certification?

Before appearing to this exam you must have the vast knowledge of Alibaba Cloud's core products including computing, storage, networking and security.

List of exam topics

Alibaba Cloud-related knowledge:

  • Familiar with the concepts of Alibaba Cloud Computing related products, including ECS, Server Load Balancers, Auto Scaling, OSS, Alibaba Cloud Security services and Cloud?Monitor (the same below).
  • Aware of the main application scenarios of Alibaba Cloud Computing-related products and how they shall be used together.
  • Familiar with operations of Alibaba Cloud Computing-related products, including activating, creating, configuring, starting and stopping and deleting a service instance.
  • Familiar with features of Alibaba Cloud Computing-related products and key product implementation principles.
  • Able to discover and resolve common issues emerged during the use of Alibaba Cloud Computing-related products.

How to prepare for the exam?

There is only one way to study for this exam for enrolling cloud learning.

Certification examination structure and composition:

  • Total mark and examination duration: The examination paper contains 50 questions, evaluated out of 100 marks and must be completed within 90 minutes.
  • Examination registration: Please register online: (
  • Examination type: Close-book examination.:
  • Examination content and ratio
Product name
Proportion in examination
Server Load Balancer
Object Storage Service (OSS)
Relation Database (RDS)
Auto Scaling
Alibaba Cloud Security Service and Cloud Monitor
General knowledge about Cloud Computing
  • Question types
Question type
Number of questions
Single-Selection30 Questions2 score per question
Multiple Selections10 Questions2 score per question
True/False Questions10 Questions2 score per question

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Benefits From Certification

  • Pay Hike
  • Promotion
  • My Job Needed It
  • Knowledge is Power
  • I just did it for the giggles