AWS Training and Certification Blog

New free Twitch training – AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

Do you have the skills needed to build modern cloud applications that are designed and distributed for scale and agility? If you’re interested in learning to build cloud-native applications and architecture practices, join us for our newest Twitch series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications. Presented by AWS Training and Certification, AWS Dev Hour is […]

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AWS Partners: Learn how to establish continuous governance and management at scale

To stay competitive, organizations must innovate faster and operate more efficiently. IT departments are under pressure to simplify their end-to-end life-cycle management, support business agility, and empower builders. However, they often must choose between governance control and business agility. Cloud IT teams and builders typically have different objectives. Cloud IT teams want governance and control, […]

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Digital courses on Coursera and edX: Identity and Access Management (IAM), Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Lakes

Editor’s Note 1/20/2021: article updated to reflect newly available Introduction to Designing Data Lakes on AWS digital course, on Coursera and edX. Are you looking to build foundational security knowledge? Maybe you’re ready to use Internet of Things (IoT) to connect systems together, lowering the cost of production and improving your customer experience. Perhaps you’re […]

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Three new digital courses for Amazon S3

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is an object storage service that offers industry-leading scalability, data availability, security, and performance. You can use Amazon S3 to store and protect data for a range of use cases, such as data lakes, websites, mobile applications, backup and restore activities, archiving, enterprise applications, IoT devices, and big data […]

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Gain cloud industry credentials using online, self-paced resources

Updated 1.19.2021 to include French translation of the blog post. See below. Bill Wang, a tenth-grade student at West Point Grey Academy, recognized that he had some free time on his hands during the early months of the pandemic. Even though his classes continued remotely full time, Wang had more time in his day as […]

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New beta exam for AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

Registration is now open for the new AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate beta exam, which will be available from February 16, 2021, to March 26, 2021. For the first time, exams may include a combination of multiple choice, multiple response, and exam lab items. To complete an exam lab, candidates build solutions with the […]

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40 courses and more to build your cybersecurity skills

The shift toward more digital and remote work is placing increasing demands on security professionals to support the deployment of secure IT infrastructures and applications. However, IT leaders identify cybersecurity as the most challenging domain for finding qualified talent, as reported in the 2020 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report. This skills gap illustrates […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Make the most of AWS Training and Certification free offerings

At re:Invent 2020, Amazon announced our commitment to provide free cloud computing skills training to 29 million people globally by 2025 through AWS-designed programs. This is part of our continued efforts to support our employees, customers, partners, and communities by democratizing access to cloud skills training. We know that skills training can help you—whether you […]

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Four reasons you should pursue AWS Certifications, according to 2020 Global Knowledge survey

Each year, Global Knowledge, an AWS Training Partner, conducts a worldwide survey of IT leaders and professionals to share changes and trends within the technology industry. More than 9,500 responded to this year’s survey from the United States (37%), Canada (4%), Latin America (6%), EMEA (34%), and APAC (19%). This year’s results offer insights about […]

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re:Invent 2020 – Cloud skills training for everyone

Maureen Lonergan, global leader of AWS Training and Certification, was one of a handful of AWS leaders who presented during the 2020 re:Invent Leadership Series. This post summarizes her talk. Whether you’re starting a new cloud career, upskilling your team, or transforming your entire workforce, our programs empower the diverse builders of today and tomorrow […]

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