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AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional content outline updated to align with latest trends and innovations

Registration for the updated AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam is open now. This updated version aligns with the AWS Well-Architected Framework and focuses on specific pillars such as reliability and resilience. The first date to take the updated exam is November 15, 2022. Candidates who are preparing for the current exam will need to take it by November 14, 2022.

New AWS Power Hour: Specialty Certification starts October 3

Join us for six, all-new Twitch training series focused on each of the domain areas corresponding to the specialty-level AWS Certifications, starting October 3 on Mondays and Fridays. And, sign up for our Get AWS Certified: Specialty Challenge and get a 50% off exam voucher.

New digital courses from AWS Training and Certification in September 2022

Learn about new free, digital courses from Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification released in September 2022. New fundamental-level courses help you learn about threat modeling, AWS Fargate, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Neptune, and Amazon Keyspaces. New intermediate-level courses focus on AWS Cloud Game Development, AWS for Games – Databases, and the AWS Transfer Family.

New Twitch show! All Things AWS, a variety-style show for the cloud-curious

We’re rolling out a brand-new Twitch series called All Things AWS! This new series helps you learn cloud concepts while having a little bit of goofy fun. All Things AWS features a mix of everything that makes learning great, with informative segments, Q&As with AWS leaders, skits, spoofs, and games. Join us on Thursday, September 29, at 4:00 p.m. PT.

Find a role in the cloud—even if you’re not technical

Curious about the options for a job in cloud? It’s no longer limited to individuals in historically technical roles. Explore your options at our free Cloud Career Exploration Day event on September 14, 2022 at the AWS Skills Center in Seattle and virtually. We’ll explore what the cloud is, what you need to know, what job roles are available, and why so many employers are hiring people with cloud skills.

image of eight AWS storage learning path badges a learner can earn

Earn new badges by building your cloud storage knowledge

AWS Training and Certification provides flexible Storage learning plans through AWS Skill Builder to help you build in-demand cloud storage knowledge by progressing from foundational to advanced concepts. AWS Storage digital learning badges are available to showcase your knowledge once you score 80% or higher on the associated online assessment for any of these learning plans.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam updated to align with latest trends and innovations

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam is updated as of August 30, 2022. The updates reflect increased enterprise demand for optimizations in fast-changing areas such as security, resiliency, data volume, cost optimization, and the design of high-performance systems. Learn about the changes and how to prepare for the new exam.