AWS Training and Certification Blog

Support for AWS Certification candidates

As we all navigate changes to life and business in response to COVID-19, we are committed to supporting AWS Certified professionals and candidates. Many of the testing centers managed by our test delivery providers, PSI and Pearson VUE, have temporarily closed. With all the disruption to daily life happening around the world, we understand candidates […]

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New AWS security classroom course – giving you confidence in cloud security

If you ask Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) what keeps them up at night, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that cloud security is a leading concern. Dozens of new positions in cloud security have been created to address the complexities of securing the cloud, including Chief Information Security Officers (CISO), Security Analysts, Security Consultants, Data […]

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Helping learning and development climb the artificial intelligence ladder

A little over a year ago, I stood in the expo hall at a learning and development (L&D) conference with JD Dillon, founder and principal at LearnGeek. We watched demos of chatbots, predictive learning management systems, and gamified courses. As vendors touted their artificial intelligence (AI) solutions as “AI-enabled” to power “the future of work,” […]

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Addressing the cloud talent drought alongside AWS with online learning

By Leah Belsky, Chief Enterprise Officer at Coursera  As the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds around the world, it is disrupting the nature of jobs and the skills that underpin them. The World Economic Forum predicts that the core skills required to perform most roles will change by more than 42 percent by 2020, meaning that […]

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AWS Training and Certification always available to you

For years, AWS Training and Certification has offered free, on-demand courses, as well as live in-person and virtual classes, to help you and your team learn new cloud skills and services when and where it’s convenient for you. AWS digital and virtual classroom trainings are an ideal way for learners who are unable to travel […]

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AWS Certification exams now available virtually for added convenience and flexibility

Editor’s Note 3 February 2021: The latest information on AWS Certification testing options is available on our website. Looking for tips for your online proctored exam? Check out our post “5 tips for a successful online-proctored AWS Certification exam.”   AWS Certifications help you build your credibility and confidence by validating your cloud expertise with […]

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Successful solutions architects do these five things

Solutions Architects (SAs, as they are known at AWS) are responsible for managing an organization’s cloud computing architecture. They have in-depth knowledge of the architectural principles and services used to develop technical cloud strategy, assist with cloud migration efforts, review workload architectures, and provide guidance on how to address high-risk issues. At AWS, we decided […]

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Five ways to ramp up on AWS databases

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers the broadest selection of purpose-built databases, with 15 available today. This is exciting and empowering for database specialists and database administrators (DBAs) who have increased options to select the optimal database for specific use cases and application deployment requirements. It’s also a great time for DBAs and those looking to move […]

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Explore the AWS Transit Gateway Networking and Scaling digital course

Are you considering use of AWS Transit Gateway in your AWS Cloud? We have created an interactive training module, called the AWS Transit Gateway Networking and Scaling course to help you learn how to set up a Transit Gateway and connect Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs). This intermediate 200-level course is designed for someone who […]

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