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Join us for episode 8 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

It’s hard to believe we’ve arrived at the last episode of our eight-week AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications series! Join us this Thursday, March 18, at 4:00 p.m. PST on the AWS Twitch channel. If you’re just hearing about the show, you can learn more about each episode and watch all previous episodes on […]

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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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CI/CD and AWS CodePipeline on episode 7 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

We’re down to two final episodes of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications on Twitch. Have you been joining? This free, live, and interactive series is designed for developers of all skill levels to gain hands-on experience building an end-to-end serverless application in the AWS Cloud. You can catch all previous episodes on demand and […]

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New and improved AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course to build your AWS Cloud knowledge

Editor’s Note 5/3/2021: originally published 12/11/2020. Article has been updated to reflect availability of AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course on Coursera and edX. Whether you’re watching a show on a video streaming service, depositing a check using your mobile device, participating in a virtual meeting, or even ordering a latte from a coffee shop, many […]

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Incorporating Amazon SQS on episode 6 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

There are just a few episodes left in our eight-week series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications, on Twitch, but there’s still time for you to be part of this free, live, and interactive series. Designed for developers of all skill levels, the series explores a hands-on experience building an end-to-end serverless application in the […]

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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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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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Three free resources to build skills in media services workflows

More organizations than ever before are looking to connect with their customers and communities via livestreaming or on-demand video and are eager to learn how to build cloud or hybrid media workflows. If you’re a company whose primary business is video streaming or if you’re exploring how video streaming can create new ways for you […]

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Six free courses for building modern apps with purpose-built databases

Choosing the right database for the workload is one of the most important decisions developers can make to create performant and responsive cloud-based applications. Aligning the type of database with the data-access patterns of the application can also promote agile application development. We offer a portfolio of purpose-built databases for all types of applications—from small, […]

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