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Dec 17
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What is AWS certification?

AWS is one of the leading cloud-based solutions many organisations opt for. Employers look for candidates who have worked in AWS cloud or are certified with the demand. AWS certified candidates are given priority during the selection process due to emerging cloud-based solutions. 

In this article, we will discuss high-level details on the certificates offered by AWS and the knowledge that it provides on acquiring these certifications. 

AWS offers eleven certificates categorised as foundational certification, three associate-level certifications, two professional-level certifications, and five specialty certifications. Here are the details 


Foundational certification 

§ AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

· This certificate course is designed for a basic understanding of AWS. It is designed to validate the overall candidate knowledge of AWS concepts. Prior experience of 6 months on any cloud-based experience roles is recommended to take up this exam. 


Associate-level certification

§ AWS Certified Developer – Associate

· This is designed for developers who have developing and maintaining capability in AWS based applications. Candidates will develop custom business applications using AWS resources to connect AWS software with AWS applications.

§ AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

· This course provides knowledge on administration and operation of AWS environment.

§ AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

· This course provides an ability to design and build AWS solutions to understand better.


Professional level certification

§ AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

· This exam will concentrate mainly on providing, operating, and managing applications in the cloud-based environment. Its DevOps focuses on the critical factors of DevOps like continuous improvement and automation.

§ AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

· This certification is designed for professionals who can understand the needs of an organisation and make architectural recommendations for implementing and deploying AWS solutions. 


Speciality level certification

§ AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty

· This is designed for candidates who have experience in data analytics designing and developing Big Data solutions using AWS services.

AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty

· This is designed to access candidate knowledge on complex network topology and should have experience in performing complex networking tasks on AWS and hybrid networking.

§ AWS Certified Security – Specialty

· This is designed to assess candidates’ capabilities on security concepts and deep understanding of security fundamentals, security pros, best practices. It will touch upon security aspects like encryption, identity and access management, incident management, monitoring and logging. 

§ AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty

· This certification will test your capability in designing, creating, testing, and maintaining Amazon Alexa skills.

§ AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty

· This will test your ability to create, implement and maintain your machine learning capability.


If you are looking to do an AWS certification or interested in AWS in Australia, please call Logitrain 1800 159 151

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