AWS Developer Certifications

AWS Developer Certifications

Amazon web services offer many courses that lead to the It professional. The time limit of AWS certifications lasts about 2 years after which it becomes necessary to recertify it. Other than AWS developer certifications, the certificates offered by AWS include cloud Practitioner, Architect, Developer, and Operations. There are additional paths attached to these courses. To be specific, in this article the AWS Developer Certifications will be discussed and the important information will be provided.

AWS Certified Developer – Associate

The AWS certified developer- associate course aims at those individuals who have a development role and not only this it also requires having a practical experience of 1 year in developing and maintaining AWS-based applications.

After the completion of this course you will learn to demonstrate an understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices and also demonstrate proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS. This course is particularly designed for the students to pass their AWS Certified Developer Associate (CDA) Exam. The new AWS Certified Developer Associate (CDA) exam code is DVA-C01.

The main objectives of this course are to give in-depth knowledge, and methodologies about CI/CD, Serverless, and the decoupling of architecture to design, implement, and support optimized and resilient applications at scale. The advantages of this course include that you will be able to make your skills more professional and master them and you will also be able to write the code that optimizes the performance of AWS services used by your application.

Not to forget the fact, that achieving this certificate will boost your CV, and Certified AWS employees are paid more than the non-certified. It’s your way to go. 

Who this course aims at?

  • AWS absolute beginners. No prior AWS experience is necessary
  • Existing developers
  • People interested in hosting highly scaleable, fault-tolerant applications on the AWS cloud

DevOps Engineer – Professional Certification Preparation for AWS

This is another developer course offered by the Amazon Web series (AWS). This course is designed for the students to help students prepare for WS DevOps Engineer – Professional Certification. This course will provide you with practical learning, labs, and video tutorials that make 60 credit hours. The objectives of this course are to provide students with in-depth learning so that you will be able to Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS, implement and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation, and implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform, design, manage and maintain tools to automate operational processes.

The new AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional exam code is DOP-C01.

You can only get enrolled in this course, only if you have previous experience with the AWS certification and also have passed the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam. The latter is not a necessary prerequisite.

For testing your knowledge, you will be tested in six domains that have different percentages broken into parts:

  • Domain 1: SDLC Automation 22% 
  • Domain 2: Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code 19% 
  • Domain 3: Monitoring and Logging 15% 
  • Domain 4: Policies and Standards Automation 10% 
  • Domain 5: Incident and Event Response 18%
  • Domain 6: High Availability, Fault Tolerance and Disaster Recovery 16%