AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Best Practices

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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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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Top Posts of 2020 on the Training and Certification Blog

We kicked off the AWS Training and Certification Blog in March of 2020 with the purpose of sharing news and updates about AWS Training, AWS Certification, and our cloud skills education programs—for learners of all skill levels. Our articles seek to keep you informed, whether you’re an individual who wants to grow your cloud knowledge […]

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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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Gain cloud industry credentials using online, self-paced resources

Updated 1.19.2021 to include French translation of the blog post. See below. Bill Wang, a tenth-grade student at West Point Grey Academy, recognized that he had some free time on his hands during the early months of the pandemic. Even though his classes continued remotely full time, Wang had more time in his day as […]

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40 courses and more to build your cybersecurity skills

The shift toward more digital and remote work is placing increasing demands on security professionals to support the deployment of secure IT infrastructures and applications. However, IT leaders identify cybersecurity as the most challenging domain for finding qualified talent, as reported in the 2020 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report. This skills gap illustrates […]

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3 ways cloud security skills free you to innovate with confidence 

While many organizations start their journey to the cloud with the primary goal of reducing IT costs, they quickly discover the advantages of faster innovation. The ability to provision resources quickly and run iterative experiments can help your organization bring products and services to market much faster. And if the experiment isn’t successful, you can […]

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Tips for solutions architects to keep skills sharp

In my years working toward becoming an AWS Solutions Architect, I read blog posts and articles, attended meetups, watched online sessions, and attended training courses to learn new skills and knowledge. I studied for and earned my AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional certifications. Today, if you are on […]

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