AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Announcements

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 20 January 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. […]

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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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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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Don’t miss these AWS Training and Certification resources at re:Invent 2020

You don’t want to miss this year’s AWS re:Invent virtual conference. In addition to being free for all participants, it spans three weeks from December 1-18 and includes five keynotes, 18 leadership sessions, and unlimited access to hundreds of breakouts. Over the three weeks, there will be 500+ sessions covering core AWS services and emerging […]

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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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ICYMI: October highlights from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the month of October, including all our new courses launched this month. Dive in and explore! Enterprise skills development CloudCheckr staff earn more than 80 AWS Certifications in 80 days CloudCheckr, an AWS Partner, recently validated its employees’ cloud expertise by completing […]

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Two new digital courses to help you choose the right AWS game server

Are you a game developer using AWS to host your game servers? Are you looking to use AWS Game Tech to provide the right player experience while also meeting business needs? To support game developers in choosing the right game server hosting solution for their needs, we’ve recently launched two new digital courses. Game server […]

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