Amazon Web Services (AWS), Certifications: News & Overviews

Amazon is one the most innovative and internet-focused companies of our time. It’s more than just one of the largest shopping platforms. Amazon Web Services is a collection of remote computing services, which make up a cloud computing platform that offers over the Internet. Amazon EC2 is the most well-known and widely used of these services.
Amazon Web Services customers include NASA and the Obama Campaign, Pinterest and Kempinski Hotels. Netflix and the CIA are also among them.
Amazon Web Services also offers certification programs. This certification program is particularly useful for professionals who want to make a career in cloud computing and related services, especially in the United States.
Amazon launched its latest professional-level cloud certification, the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, last week. Let’s take a closer look at Amazon’s web services certification portfolio and this new credential.
AWS Certifications
AWS Certifications are awarded to IT professionals who have the technical skills and knowledge required to design, deploy, and operate AWS-based applications and infrastructure. You can gain visibility and credibility for your experience working with AWS. It also contributes to the proficiency of your organization with AWS-based apps.
AWS Certifications are awarded to individuals who have demonstrated proficiency in AWS services. AWS Certification exams validate technical knowledge and skills required to build and maintain applications and services on AWS Cloud. Kryterion offers exams in more than 750 locations across the globe.
Earning AWS Certification enables you to:
Demonstrate your ability to design, implement, and manage highly available, secure, and cost-effective applications on AWS
AWS will help you gain recognition and visibility for your skills and expertise
Establish credibility with your employer, and with your peers
AWS currently offers the following credentials
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
AWS Certified Developer – Associate
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate
AWS Certified DevOps Engineering – Professional (Beta).
Here’s the latest credential. AWS Certified DevOps Engineering – Professional (Beta).
According to Amazon’s official website, the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional exam validates technical competence in provisioning, operating and managing distributed applications on the AWS platform. This exam requires you to be able to:
Continuous delivery systems and methods on AWS can be implemented and managed.
Automate, understand, and implement security controls, governance processes, compliance validation, and other processes.
Define and deploy monitoring, metrics and logging systems in AWS
AWS Platform allows you to implement systems that are highly scalable, reliable, and self-healing.
Automate operational processes by designing, managing, and maintaining tools
Candidates who are eligible for this exam must:
AWS Certified Developer – Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate
Two years or more of experience in provisioning, operating, managing AWS environments
Develop code in at least one high level programming language
Automation and testing via scripting/programing
Understanding agile development and other methodologies
AWS Certified DevOps Engineering – Professional Beta Exam Information
Prerequisite: AWS Certified Developer – Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administration – Associate
Multiple choice and multiple answer questions
It took 170 minutes to complete this exam
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