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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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Learn database basics in episode three of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner

We’ve hit the half-way point in our six-week Twitch series, AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner. You can get caught up on the previous episodes on demand at your convenience. Then, join us next week for episode three. We offer two live, 60-minute shows each week: Mondays at 7:30 a.m. PT and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. […]

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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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Episode two of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner is on deck!

Have you had the chance to stream our latest Twitch series, AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner? You can watch this week’s episodes on demand at your convenience or before you join us for next week’s episode. We offer two live, 60-minute shows each week—Mondays at 7:30 a.m. PT and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. PT. As […]

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AWS re/Start program builds US cloud skills and job readiness on east and west coasts

The AWS re/Start program is building new cohorts in five cities across the US: San Jose and San Francisco, CA; Martinsville, VA; New York, NY; and Newark, NJ. AWS re/Start has cohort locations in 18 cities across six countries throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America to help unemployed and underemployed individuals from all backgrounds […]

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Now available: 5 new, free AWS Cloud, machine learning, and security training webinars

Earlier this year, AWS Training and Certification launched a series of free, live virtual training events led by expert AWS instructors. Today, we are adding five new classes to our free webinar series. These introductory courses are for individuals looking to increase their cloud knowledge. Each is designed to provide you with a fundamental understanding […]

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3 Ways to Go from Database Administrator to Database Innovator

As organizations re-evaluate their database strategies, they’re rapidly transitioning from on-premises deployments and embracing the cloud model to gain both efficiency and agility. One-size-fits-all relational databases are quickly giving way to purpose-built databases optimized for specific use cases to help enable higher performance and lower costs. This industry-wide transition is hastened by a new generation of […]

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New Amazon Connect digital courses for developers

Editor’s Note: updated from original publish date (20 August 2020) to reflect a new Amazon Connect digital course below. We now offer seven courses to help customers and AWS Partners build their skills in Amazon Connect. Amazon Connect is a simple, scalable solution that enables businesses to have a fully operational contact center that can […]

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Coming to Twitch–AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner

It’s hard to carve out time to add to our professional skills and earn credentials. We hear this sentiment from our customers, and, of course, we feel it ourselves. One thing we hear consistently from AWS Certified customers is that setting a specific, time-bound goal—like getting certified by AWS re:Invent—enables you to work backwards, stay […]

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CloudCheckr takes AWS skills development to new level with 80 in 80 certification challenge

By guest contributor, Alana Fitts, director of sales strategy at CloudCheckr AWS Partner, CloudCheckr, recently validated its employees’ cloud expertise by completing an 80 in 80 professional development program to earn AWS Certifications. Hear how CloudCheckr staff across all functions exceeded this goal and learn tips for implementing similar skills development challenges in your organization. […]

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