As promised in episode 81, today we will talk about passing two AWS exams: Developer Associate and Solution Architect Associate. I’ve managed to get both certifications within a week and I would be happy to share my experience of actual exams, discuss what I did to prepare, list some useful materials, and compare the scope of both certificates.
The Developer and Architect certifications are regarded as the first two, and relatively easiest to obtain on the AWS certification path. Third would be the SysOps, closing the Associate level trio. After completing Developer and SysOps, one can obtain DevOps Professional. Independently, after completing Architect Associate, one can get Architect Professional, which is considered the toughest of initial five certifications. There are also three specialized certifications introduced few months ago, covering the area of security, big data and advanced networking.
How it Looks
In both cases, we need to schedule the exam via our AWS account linked with the exam vendor platform. When I was taking the exams it Read the rest of this entry »