AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Announcements

Hand-Selected for Hands-On Experience: 7 Popular Classroom Courses Now Offered with AWS Jam

Editor’s Note 8/6/2021: You can now schedule a one-day, standalone AWS Jam facilitated by an expert AWS instructor. You have the flexibility to schedule an AWS Jam on any day for your team, regardless of whether they’ve previously joined an AWS Training class. Work with an AWS instructor to create a tailored set of challenges […]

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A closer look at AWS Certification exam security

Here at Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification, we understand that the credibility of AWS Certifications is important to you and your career goals. You worked hard to build the knowledge and skills required to earn the certification, and you value the recognition and opportunities that come with your credential. AWS Certified individuals often ask us […]

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Four new free learning opportunities now available on Coursera, edX, and Udemy

Are you interested in learning how to build .NET applications? Maybe you’re curious about the cloud-procurement process? Or perhaps you’ve been wondering how Amazon CodeGuru can help you proactively improve your code? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re in luck. AWS Training and Certification recently teamed up with Coursera, edX, and […]

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Learn to perform large-scale migrations with the newly updated Migrating to AWS course

Cloud migration continues to be one of the top priorities for organizations, and demand is expected to grow. An IDC study found that customers migrating to the AWS Cloud see several benefits, including infrastructure cost savings, an increase in IT staff productivity, a reduction in downtime, and an increase in the number of features that […]

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Build your AWS Cloud knowledge with updated AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials classroom course

Are you new to the AWS Cloud and looking to jumpstart your cloud journey? Do you want to prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam but need live interaction with an instructor? In December 2020, AWS Training and Certification launched the new and improved digital course, AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials. For learners who prefer […]

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“SheDares” free online learning program encourages women to consider a career in tech

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are committed to fostering a more diverse, inclusive, accessible, and equitable workforce. We know that diversity in teams and leadership is a critical driver of innovation. As part of this commitment, we’re collaborating with The Dream Collective, a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultancy, to launch SheDares. SheDares is a […]

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Accelerate your application-development skills with three free Amazon DynamoDB courses

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, multi-region, key-value, durable database with built-in security that delivers single-digit millisecond performance at any scale. DynamoDB can handle more than 10 trillion requests per day and can support peaks of more than 20 million requests per second. DynamoDB reflects a paradigm shift from relational databases in terms of management, […]

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New training and resources to build skills in systems operations on AWS

Are you responsible for operating production environments, including systems and databases that support critical business operations? Do you need to administer and analyze multiple production environments and recommend novel solutions to improve availability, performance, and support ability? Do you see an opportunity to combine your deep technical knowledge with knowledge of AWS Cloud infrastructure? If […]

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AWS re/Start launches in Kenya as program expands across Africa

AWS re/Start program will launch a new cohort in Kenya and three in South Africa in May, totaling 12 cohorts launched across Africa since October 2020. Amazon Web Services (AWS) re/Start cloud skills training program will be launching four cohorts in Africa this month—including launching for the first time in Kenya—as part of the program’s […]

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Four tips to help you build a future in the AWS Cloud

Today, we’re continuing our series on career changes and looking at how individuals new to the AWS Cloud can get started. Previously, we covered Amazon’s commitment to train 29 million people around the globe with free cloud-computing skills training by 2025, the expected growth of jobs that require cloud skills, and the ways to build […]

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