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A beta is now available for the new version of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional exam. This beta exam is available in English from October 22 through December 30, 2018, and registrationwill be open until capacity is reached.

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The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam validates advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform. Example concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS
  • Selecting appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements
  • Migrating complex, multi-tier applications on AWS
  • Designing and deploying enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS
  • Implementing cost-control strategies

Eligible candidates for this exam have:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate  certification recommended
  • Two or more years of hands-on experience designing and deploying cloud architecture on AWS
  • Abilities to evaluate cloud application requirements and make architectural recommendations for implementation, deployment, and provisioning applications on AWS
  • Capabilities to provide best practices guidance on the architectural design across multiple applications, projects, or the enterprise
  • Multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions
  • 170 minutes to complete the exam
  • Exam available in English and Japanese
  • Practice exam registration fee is USD 40
  • Exam registration fee is USD 300
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