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Build your cybersecurity skills with these 40 courses and more

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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Hand-Selected for Hands-On Experience: 7 Popular Classroom Courses Now Offered with AWS Jam

Editor’s Note 8/6/2021: You can now schedule a one-day, standalone AWS Jam facilitated by an expert AWS instructor. You have the flexibility to schedule an AWS Jam on any day for your team, regardless of whether they’ve previously joined an AWS Training class. Work with an AWS instructor to create a tailored set of challenges […]

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Build your AWS Cloud knowledge with updated AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials classroom course

Are you new to the AWS Cloud and looking to jumpstart your cloud journey? Do you want to prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam but need live interaction with an instructor? In December 2020, AWS Training and Certification launched the new and improved digital course, AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials. For learners who prefer […]

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“SheDares” free online learning program encourages women to consider a career in tech

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are committed to fostering a more diverse, inclusive, accessible, and equitable workforce. We know that diversity in teams and leadership is a critical driver of innovation. As part of this commitment, we’re collaborating with The Dream Collective, a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultancy, to launch SheDares. SheDares is a […]

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Accelerate your application-development skills with three free Amazon DynamoDB courses

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, multi-region, key-value, durable database with built-in security that delivers single-digit millisecond performance at any scale. DynamoDB can handle more than 10 trillion requests per day and can support peaks of more than 20 million requests per second. DynamoDB reflects a paradigm shift from relational databases in terms of management, […]

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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 […]

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AWS re/Start launches in Kenya as program expands across Africa

AWS re/Start program will launch a new cohort in Kenya and three in South Africa in May, totaling 12 cohorts launched across Africa since October 2020. Amazon Web Services (AWS) re/Start cloud skills training program will be launching four cohorts in Africa this month—including launching for the first time in Kenya—as part of the program’s […]

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Four tips to help you build a future in the AWS Cloud

Today, we’re continuing our series on career changes and looking at how individuals new to the AWS Cloud can get started. Previously, we covered Amazon’s commitment to train 29 million people around the globe with free cloud-computing skills training by 2025, the expected growth of jobs that require cloud skills, and the ways to build […]

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ICYMI: April new courses, stories, and resources from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for April 2021. Explore our training content, stories, and resources. Organizations investing in cloud skills development AWS Skills Guild is now available globally AWS Skills Guild is a comprehensive cloud skills enablement program for large organizations to accelerate their cloud-adoption journey and build […]

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Propel your career with curiosity and a problem to solve

Today, we are continuing our series on career pivots, and looking at what drives individuals to build the AWS Cloud skills they need to propel their careers. If you’ve never heard of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), or if you’ve been wondering how to spin up an EC2 instance yourself, we hope these stories […]

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