AWS Training and Certification Blog

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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New Research: Enterprise Strategy Group report quantifies advantages for organizations with AWS Certified Staff

As more organizations are moving the cloud, they are finding their biggest challenge isn’t technical. It’s people and culture. They simply do not have enough people with the right cloud skills to achieve their goals. We developed AWS Certification seven years ago, starting with the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate certification, in order to help […]

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New and improved AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course to build your AWS Cloud knowledge

Editor’s Note 5/3/2021: originally published 12/11/2020. Article has been updated to reflect availability of AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course on Coursera and edX. Whether you’re watching a show on a video streaming service, depositing a check using your mobile device, participating in a virtual meeting, or even ordering a latte from a coffee shop, many […]

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Incorporating Amazon SQS on episode 6 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

There are just a few episodes left in our eight-week series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications, on Twitch, but there’s still time for you to be part of this free, live, and interactive series. Designed for developers of all skill levels, the series explores a hands-on experience building an end-to-end serverless application in the […]

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ICYMI: February new courses, stories, and resources from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for February 2021. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. Skills Development National Australia Bank trains thousands in AWS Cloud Back in 2018, National Australia Bank (NAB) was one of the first organizations globally to embark on a comprehensive skills […]

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Build your cloud-native DevOps expertise with free courses

Are you an experienced on-premises DevOps engineer and want to expand your expertise to DevOps in the cloud? Or maybe you’re an aspiring cloud-native DevOps engineer? We’ve got you covered! Amazon Web Services (AWS) has the services and third-party integrations you need to securely and reliably develop, deliver, and maintain applications at high velocity. There […]

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Three free resources to build skills in media services workflows

More organizations than ever before are looking to connect with their customers and communities via livestreaming or on-demand video and are eager to learn how to build cloud or hybrid media workflows. If you’re a company whose primary business is video streaming or if you’re exploring how video streaming can create new ways for you […]

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Six free courses for building modern apps with purpose-built databases

Choosing the right database for the workload is one of the most important decisions developers can make to create performant and responsive cloud-based applications. Aligning the type of database with the data-access patterns of the application can also promote agile application development. We offer a portfolio of purpose-built databases for all types of applications—from small, […]

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Deploying serverless application in Amazon S3 on episode 5 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

I can’t believe we’ve passed the halfway mark in our eight-week series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications, on Twitch. This free, interactive series is designed for developers of all skill levels who want to get hands-on experience building an end-to-end serverless application in the AWS Cloud. If you’re just learning about this series, it’s […]

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AWS Partners: build your AWS knowledge with free training for sales professionals

We’re introducing a new digital training series called Solutions Training for Partners: Sales Best Practices to introduce sales professionals at AWS Partner organizations to cloud concepts and help support their business development. These 30-minute, fundamental courses also cover the AWS solutions that customers leverage most to innovate and transform their business, such as AWS analytics, […]

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AWS Skills Guild empowers National Australia Bank staff with cloud innovation

The AWS Skills Guild is a comprehensive enablement program that helps large enterprises with their transformational objectives—both technical and cultural—by building cloud fluency across the business, including at the executive level, driving collaboration and partnership with the technologists and accelerating AWS adoption. Back in 2018, National Australia Bank (NAB) was one of the first organizations […]

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Don’t miss episode 4 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

We’re heading into our fourth episode of the eight-week series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications on Twitch. Time flies when you’re having fun with code! If you haven’t joined the fun yet, it’s not too late to get caught up. Catch all previous episodes on demand and then join us this Thursday, February 18, […]

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