Interview Questions

by Mark Nielsen
Copyright Dec 2021

This document is constantly changing. Expect spelling errors and such.
  1. MySQL
  2. AWS RDS MySQL and Aurora
  3. AWS general
  4. Linux SRE


AWS RDS MySQL and Aurora

AWS General

Linux SRE

What is ps, filesystem, lsof and ports, file permissions, symbolic links. How would you transfer files between servers? (NFS, rsync, ftp, any protocol).



  • How would you check what all process running on the host.
  • How would you monitor CPU and memory usage.
  • How would you check what all filesystems are mounted.
  • How is Cassamdra ACID or not?
  • What are different partitioning strategies in distributed Design, develop and manage data on Cassandra cluster.