Cloud certifications

At any given point, I’m usually studying an online course - often for a certification for a cloud platform. Here are the ones I’m planning to take in 2020

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Studying and passing the AWS DevOps Engineer Pro exam

I’m going to share a few pointers on my journey to studying for, and passing, the AWS DevOps Engineer Professional exam.

If the exam had been called, “AWS Solutions Architect - DevOps Professional”, I feel that would have been closer to what’s in the exam. The 80 questions were all mini-scenarios requiring a “solution”. In the exam blueprint, one of the bullet-points in “General IT Knowledge” was

Multi-tier architectures: load balancers, caching, web servers, application servers, databases, and networking

and these formed the basis of most scenarios, so ensure that you are comfortable with multi-tier architectures, particularly load balancers, database back-ends, what can be cached.

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