Cloud certifications

Introduction New Year’s Eve found me thinking that something was happening in 2020 - a little bit of digging to get to AWS Recertification and on to Certmetrics, and I see that 3 exams all have a Recertification Deadline of Apr 13, 2020: AWS Certified Developer - Associate AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional However, all is not lost, because on the recertification page we read: []

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.

The exam itself 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. []