AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

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This credential helps organizations identify and develop talent with critical skills for implementing cloud initiatives. Earning AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional validates the ability to automate the testing and deployment of AWS infrastructure and applications.

Who should take this exam?

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional is intended for individuals with two or more years of experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments. Before you take this exam, we recommend you have:

  • Experience developing code in at least one high-level programming language; building highly automated infrastructures; and administering operating systems
  • Understanding of modern development and operations processes and methodologies
  • Ability to implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
  • Ability to implement and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  • Ability to define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS

What does it take to earn this certification?

To earn this certification, you’ll need to take and pass the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional exam (DOP-C01). The exam features a combination of two question formats: multiple choice and multiple response. Additional information, such as the exam content outline and passing score, is in the exam guide.

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Exam overview

Level: Professional
Length: 180 minutes to complete the exam
Cost: 300 USD (Practice exam: 40 USD)

Format: 75 questions, either multiple choice or multiple response
Delivery method: Pearson VUE and PSI; testing center or online proctored exam

Languages offered

This exam is offered in the following languages: English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese.

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You’ve set your goal. Now it’s time to build knowledge and skills to propel your career. Check out these resources from AWS Training and Certification that are relevant to AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional. We don’t require that you take any specific training before you take an exam. These recommended resources are opportunities to learn from the experts at AWS.

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