AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Technical How-to

How the AWS Storage Data Migration learning plan helped a Sr. Solutions Architect and AWS Instructor refresh his skills

During AWS Storage Day 2022, the AWS Storage team announced three new digital learning badges by AWS Training and Certification on AWS Skill Builder, including the AWS Learning: Data Migration badge. This badge, which is associated with the Storage Learning Plan: Data Migration, demonstrates an individual’s knowledge of AWS Storage services for creating, managing, and architecting highly available storage solutions. Learn more about building your data migration skills with this learning plan in order to earn the latest digital badge.

New professional certificate pathway on Coursera: build cloud solutions architect expertise

Are you trying to figure out how to build the skills to become a cloud architect or solutions architect? The AWS Cloud Solutions Architect Professional Certificate on Coursera is a new Professional Certificate to help you get job-ready in less than a year through a combination of hands-on demos, quizzes, assessments, exercises, video walk-throughs, and graded projects. It will also help you prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam.

Build your cloud skills at AWS re:Invent 2022

Are you looking for ways to accelerate your cloud skills and make valuable new connections? The 11th annual AWS re:Invent conference is almost here, and we hope you’ll join us in Las Vegas from November 28 through December 2. As always, the AWS Training and Certification team will be on hand to answer your questions, […]

Two new Twitch trainings to help grow your app building and machine learning skills

You’re invited to join one or both of our two newest, free Twitch training series: Let’s Ship It—with AWS, launching on Monday, August 23, and Quick Start on AWS: Machine Learning, launching on Tuesday, August 24. Designed for Twitch with developers of all skill levels in mind, these new training series mark the sixth and […]

Building your machine learning skill set for today’s rising demand

This blog is ideal for those new to ML who want to understand the foundational skills needed for ML and how to acquire them, as well as those who want to deepen their ML knowledge and expertise. For each, there are AWS Training, resources, and documentation to help you build your knowledge and comfortably participate […]

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 […]

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 […]

Surprise! Bonus episode of AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning

We are excited to announce that AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning is back (sooner than expected) with a bonus 8th episode! If you missed the 7-episode series earlier this summer, you can catch all the episodes via recorded streams, and mark your calendar for Episode 8 next Thursday, September 24 at 4 p.m. PST on […]

Don’t miss the final episode of our machine learning series on Twitch

We can hardly believe it, but this week marks the season finale of our AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning series! I’m sure you’ll agree the time has flown by. We hope you’ve tuned in and had a blast! You can get caught up on the series by viewing the recorded streams, or just jump in […]

Explore new machine learning insights on episode 6 of Twitch AWS Power Hour

If you’ve been following along with our AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning series, you know our hosts are obsessed with some pretty specific topics (aliens and maple syrup?!). But you also know we’re more than half way through the season! You can catch the recorded streams to get caught up, or just jump in with […]