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Getting started on your learning journey for .Net on AWS

Are you a .NET developer who wants to leverage cloud technologies to build fully hosted .NET applications? Would you like your application to automatically scale up and down, be available worldwide, and be easy to maintain? Amazon Web Services (AWS) has the services, .NET-specific tooling, and third-party integrations you need to easily, securely, and reliably […]

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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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Propel your career with curiosity and a problem to solve

Today, we are continuing our series on career pivots, and looking at what drives individuals to build the AWS Cloud skills they need to propel their careers. If you’ve never heard of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), or if you’ve been wondering how to spin up an EC2 instance yourself, we hope these stories […]

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Move your career forward with AWS Training

Guest article submitted by Myles Brown, Senior Cloud and DevOps Advisor at ExitCertified, an AWS Training Partner Program member   When hockey legend Wayne Gretzky was little, his dad coached him with the following advice: “Skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.” As it happens, this famous piece of guidance […]

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Pivot your career to the cloud

Today, we’re kicking off a series of three blog posts about career pivots—more specifically, how organizations and individuals succeed at building cloud skills that propel careers and business transformation. In December, AWS announced we will help 29 million people around the globe grow their technical skills with free cloud-computing skills training. As AWS Training and Certification, […]

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10 study areas for the AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty exam

This blog post shares 10 specific topics that candidates should understand before taking the AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty exam. The reader will learn what to expect during the exam and how to prepare. The post is geared toward IT professionals who are pursuing the certification and looking for advice on their preparation to […]

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Overcoming 5 common roadblocks in the ML learning journey

According to forecast predictions from Forbes, the global machine learning (ML) market in 2017 was valued at $1.58B and is expected to reach $20.83B in 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44.06% between 2017 and 2024. The same report indicates there are 44,864 jobs in the US today (98,371 worldwide) that list ML […]

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

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for March 2021. Explore our training content, stories, and resources. Skills Development Changing landscape of skills development during the pandemic How has the pandemic changed the landscape of organizational learning and development? Why are inclusion and diversity so important in technology training? How […]

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10 study tips for the AWS Certified Database – Specialty Certification

I’ve worked in the IT industry for a little over 20 years. I began my career as a junior database administrator learning relational database administration skills from a group of seasoned professionals. At that time, relational database engines were the predominant technology for data processing, and I focused exclusively on commercial database engines from Oracle […]

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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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