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Tag: Virtual Training

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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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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Don’t miss episode 4 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

We’re heading into our fourth episode of the eight-week series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications on Twitch. Time flies when you’re having fun with code! If you haven’t joined the fun yet, it’s not too late to get caught up. Catch all previous episodes on demand and then join us this Thursday, February 18, […]

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Top Posts of 2020 on the Training and Certification Blog

We kicked off the AWS Training and Certification Blog in March of 2020 with the purpose of sharing news and updates about AWS Training, AWS Certification, and our cloud skills education programs—for learners of all skill levels. Our articles seek to keep you informed, whether you’re an individual who wants to grow your cloud knowledge […]

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Dive into AWS Lambda and Amazon DynamoDB in episode two of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

Have you had the chance to stream our latest Twitch series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications? This eight-week, free training on Twitch is built by developers, for developers, so you can take a hands-on approach to learning architecture practices and how to build cloud-native applications. Each weekly episode livestreams on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. […]

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New free Twitch training – AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

Do you have the skills needed to build modern cloud applications that are designed and distributed for scale and agility? If you’re interested in learning to build cloud-native applications and architecture practices, join us for our newest Twitch series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications. Presented by AWS Training and Certification, AWS Dev Hour is […]

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Episode 5: Learn AWS Well-Architected Framework in AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner

There are just two more weeks of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner. Catch up on the previous episodes on demand at your convenience. Then, join us next week for episode five. We offer two live, 60-minute shows each week: Mondays at 7:30 a.m. PT and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. PT. As a friendly reminder, the […]

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Today’s cloud-based databases create new possibilities—and require new skills

As more organizations move to the cloud, expanding their cloud database skills improves operational efficiency, increases business agility, and accelerates innovation. Not long ago, 95 percent of Autodesk’s databases were on-premises. This leading company found that traditional and commercial databases no longer met their need to grow in new markets; moving to the cloud was […]

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Don’t miss episode 3 of the machine learning training series on Twitch

We are now two episodes into the seven-week AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning series. Are you caught up? If not, catch the recorded streams! And make sure you join us for Episode 3 this Thursday, August 6 at 4 p.m. PST on Twitch. Episode 2 Recap Kashif Imran, AWS Principle Solution Architect, joined hosts Jon […]

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Why Virtual Training Is (and Isn’t) Completely Different

Telecommuting, work-shifting, flexible workspace, teleworking, mobile work, working from home– these are ever-evolving modalities that have existed in some form or another since the advent of the personal computer. Many tasks that at one time required an in-office presence are rapidly being moved to virtual contexts. Cloud adoption has always natively been office-less, but one […]

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