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Three new digital courses for Amazon S3

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is an object storage service that offers industry-leading scalability, data availability, security, and performance. You can use Amazon S3 to store and protect data for a range of use cases, such as data lakes, websites, mobile applications, backup and restore activities, archiving, enterprise applications, IoT devices, and big data […]

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Gain cloud industry credentials using online, self-paced resources

Updated 1.19.2021 to include French translation of the blog post. See below. Bill Wang, a tenth-grade student at West Point Grey Academy, recognized that he had some free time on his hands during the early months of the pandemic. Even though his classes continued remotely full time, Wang had more time in his day as […]

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New beta exam for AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

Registration is now open for the new AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate beta exam, which will be available from February 16, 2021, to March 26, 2021. For the first time, exams may include a combination of multiple choice, multiple response, and exam lab items. To complete an exam lab, candidates build solutions with the […]

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40 courses and more to build your cybersecurity skills

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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Make the most of AWS Training and Certification free offerings

At re:Invent 2020, Amazon announced our commitment to provide free cloud computing skills training to 29 million people globally by 2025 through AWS-designed programs. This is part of our continued efforts to support our employees, customers, partners, and communities by democratizing access to cloud skills training. We know that skills training can help you—whether you […]

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Four reasons you should pursue AWS Certifications, according to 2020 Global Knowledge survey

Each year, Global Knowledge, an AWS Training Partner, conducts a worldwide survey of IT leaders and professionals to share changes and trends within the technology industry. More than 9,500 responded to this year’s survey from the United States (37%), Canada (4%), Latin America (6%), EMEA (34%), and APAC (19%). This year’s results offer insights about […]

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re:Invent 2020 – Cloud skills training for everyone

Maureen Lonergan, global leader of AWS Training and Certification, was one of a handful of AWS leaders who presented during the 2020 re:Invent Leadership Series. This post summarizes her talk. Whether you’re starting a new cloud career, upskilling your team, or transforming your entire workforce, our programs empower the diverse builders of today and tomorrow […]

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How Miami Dade College is preparing students for in-demand cloud roles

With AWS courses and learning resources, Miami Dade College is preparing students for success, including three recent graduates who were hired at Florida Power and Light Company. “What will help our students find high-quality, high-paying jobs?” That’s the question driving the leadership at Miami Dade College (MDC)—and it’s the question that brought them to AWS. […]

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Advance your edge computing skills with three new AWS Snowcone courses

AWS Snowcone is the smallest member of the AWS Snow Family of edge computing, edge storage, and data transfer devices, weighing in at 4.5 pounds (2.1 kilograms) with eight terabytes of usable storage. Snowcone is rugged, secure, and purpose-built for use outside of a traditional data center. Its small size makes it ideal for tight […]

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ICYMI: November news from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the month of November. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. Events AWS Training and Certification at AWS re:Invent 2020 Explore and take advantage of skill-building resources from AWS Training and Certification during re:Invent. You can go from learning […]

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