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Take the New AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Beta Exam – Closes December 21

Guest post by Maureen Lonergan, Director of Training & Certification, AWS

On Friday, November 7 we announced the availability of our new certification for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional. DevOps practices increase IT efficiency for your business, allowing you to respond more quickly to your customers by providing stable, secure, and predictable IT environments. As the demand for DevOps skills continues to rise, this certification helps APN Partners to differentiate their business practice with AWS in the DevOps area. The beta exam will be open through December 21.

If you take a beta version of the exam and pass, you will earn AWS Certification. AWS typically releases the final exam approximately eight to ten weeks after closing a beta.

Who Should Take This Exam?

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional certification helps IT professionals validate expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform. Intended as the next step for AWS Certified Developers and SysOps Administrators, this beta exam is open to anyone who has achieved AWS Certified Developer – Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate. Visit AWS Certification to learn more and access the Exam Guide to help you prepare.

Beta Exam Details

Registration for the beta exam is USD 150, a 50% discount on the cost of the final exam. If you pass the beta exam, you will earn your AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional credential. This entitles you to be able to use the logo in all your professional collateral.

You can schedule your exam today by going to

I encourage you to take the beta and become one of the first in the industry to achieve the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional.