AWS Training and Certification Blog

Addressing the cloud talent drought alongside AWS with online learning

By Leah Belsky, Chief Enterprise Officer at Coursera  As the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds around the world, it is disrupting the nature of jobs and the skills that underpin them. The World Economic Forum predicts that the core skills required to perform most roles will change by more than 42 percent by 2020, meaning that […]

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AWS Training and Certification Always Available to You

For years, AWS Training and Certification has offered free, on-demand courses, as well as live in-person and virtual classes, to help you and your team learn new cloud skills and services when and where it’s convenient for you. AWS digital and virtual classroom trainings are an ideal way for learners who are unable to travel […]

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AWS Certification Exams Now Available Virtually for Added Convenience and Flexibility

AWS Certifications help you build your credibility and confidence by validating your cloud expertise with an industry-recognized credential. For additional convenience and flexibility, you can now take all AWS Certification exams from the comfort of your home or any private space with online proctoring. All you need is a reliable internet connection, a webcam, and […]

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Successful Solutions Architects Do These Five Things

Solutions Architects (SAs, as they are known at AWS) are responsible for managing an organization’s cloud computing architecture. They have in-depth knowledge of the architectural principles and services used to develop technical cloud strategy, assist with cloud migration efforts, review workload architectures, and provide guidance on how to address high-risk issues. At AWS, we decided […]

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Five ways to ramp up on AWS databases

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers the broadest selection of purpose-built databases, with 15 available today. This is exciting and empowering for database specialists and database administrators (DBAs) who have increased options to select the optimal database for specific use cases and application deployment requirements. It’s also a great time for DBAs and those looking to move […]

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Explore the AWS Transit Gateway Networking and Scaling digital course

Are you considering use of AWS Transit Gateway in your AWS Cloud? We have created an interactive training module, called the AWS Transit Gateway Networking and Scaling course to help you learn how to set up a Transit Gateway and connect Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs). This intermediate 200-level course is designed for someone who […]

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AWS Academy’s big bet on higher education

The challenges of higher education around the world are widely known and lamented: rising tuition costs that reduce the perceived return on investment, challenges with equity and accessibility, and the growing gap between the needs of employers and the skills of graduates. These trends are contributing to a crisis of confidence in education systems worldwide. […]

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Building Cloud Skills with Training and Certification

I’m delighted to introduce the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification Blog! Our goal with this blog is to give you insights about AWS Training and Certification (T&C) offerings, industry insights, and best practices so you can grow your cloud skills. I’d love to give you some quick insight into how AWS T&C came […]

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