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AWS Certification Path


Before jumping into the different AWS certification paths, it's good to first learn the benefits of being AWS certified through this short article. It is also important to note that AWS has scrapped the prerequisite for Professional-level exams. Previously, you could only take the Professional-level exams (Solutions Architect Professional and DevOps Engineer Professional) after passing their Associate-level counterparts. Now, you can take any AWS exam without the need to pass any prior AWS exam, which is ideal for those who already have extensive working experience in the industry.   In this short article, we'll learn more about the AWS Certification program [...]

AWS Certification Path2023-03-19T23:26:04+00:00

Unique Ways to Build Credentials and Make a Successful Career Shift to Cloud Computing


In the previous post, we discussed whether having cloud certifications is enough to land a job. You can view the article here. In this section, we'll share some noteworthy activities that you can do to build your credentials and help you land a cloud-related job. Trying to land a job in the field of cloud computing with no prior work experience can drive people mad. Most entry-level positions on job postings demand at least two years of professional experience. But how the heck can you get experience if you can't get a job to acquire that experience in the first [...]

Unique Ways to Build Credentials and Make a Successful Career Shift to Cloud Computing2023-03-09T08:31:42+00:00

Interview Tips to Help You Land a Cloud-Related Job


This is the last part of our Introduction to Cloud Computing blog series. In this article, we'll give some interview tips to help you land a job and build a fruitful career in cloud computing. The average time for a job interview lasts around 30-45 minutes. And within this limited time-frame, you must leave an impressive mark and good impression to your prospective employer. We will clear off the soft skills for now as you can find many of them on the Internet and instead focus on the technical matters that will help you have an excellent interview experience to [...]

Interview Tips to Help You Land a Cloud-Related Job2021-08-12T06:10:56+00:00

Are Cloud Certifications Enough to Land me a Job?


The sad truth is that getting a job with just a certification alone is difficult or almost impossible to achieve. Cloud Certifications are a great way to display your credibility and validate your knowledge. It also shows that you have invested time and money into improving your skill set. But if you want to pursue a career in cloud computing, having certifications alone isn't gonna cut it; you need to have relevant skills and experience to demonstrate your expertise to employers. So does it mean that certifications are just a piece of paper, and you should discard your dream to [...]

Are Cloud Certifications Enough to Land me a Job?2021-03-26T23:32:29+00:00

AWS vs Azure vs GCP – Which One Should I Learn?


In the previous section, we outlined the different certifications paths for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. In this post, we will now compare these top three cloud service providers and share the advantages of learning these technologies. Selecting a cloud platform to learn depends on several factors like your current skills or demands in the job market. There is no absolute rule in learning a particular cloud platform, as most of them can be used to solve the same problems. This article will look at the key takeaways from the prominent three leaders in cloud computing and we’ll analyze them [...]

AWS vs Azure vs GCP – Which One Should I Learn?2021-03-26T23:31:53+00:00

AWS, Azure, and GCP Certifications Path


In cloud computing and the IT industry in general, one way to prove that you know what you’re talking about is through certifications. If you are new to cloud, you might be wondering which AWS, Azure or Google Cloud certification exam is suitable for you. The first thing you need to do before you start is to write down your purpose in getting certifications. Is it for career growth, financial growth, or personal growth? Your purpose will be your driving factor in determining which certification exam is right for you. In this section of our Introduction to Cloud Computing blog [...]

AWS, Azure, and GCP Certifications Path2021-03-01T09:28:04+00:00

Introduction to AWS


In 2006, Amazon launched its own IT Infrastructure Services called Amazon Web Services. AWS is a cloud platform where you can create, build, and deploy applications. The different AWS services can be accessed over the Internet and it provides premium support plans to help companies run their business applications and workloads on the cloud. Amazon Web Services also has the biggest market share in the cloud industry and has the most extensive global cloud infrastructure in the world. Before we proceed to the AWS global infrastructure, pricing, and essential AWS services, let's first go through the basics of Amazon Web [...]

Introduction to AWS2022-10-30T16:51:30+00:00

Why Should I Learn Cloud Computing?


In the previous article, we talked about the fundamentals of cloud computing. In this section, we will give you three reasons why you should learn cloud computing. We have a long history of how technological advancements have influenced the way society thinks and strives. Needless to say, technology has created and destroyed livelihoods. One good example is the rise and fall of switchboard operators. A switchboard operator is a person whose job is to be the intermediary between callers by manually connecting phone plugs to the appropriate jacks in the old telephone switchboard. The emergence of transistors back in the [...]

Why Should I Learn Cloud Computing?2021-03-26T23:25:15+00:00

Fundamentals of Cloud Computing


In the previous post, we discussed what cloud computing is all about. In this section, we'll talk about the fundamentals of cloud computing. Before you deep dive into the different cloud services, let's first take a look at the summary of the fundamentals of cloud computing. Cloud services are usually classified by their general use cases that make up an IT infrastructure. You can think of them as lego blocks. One piece of a lego block looks dull and doesn't really mean much. But once you've learned how to fit those blocks on top of each other in a creative [...]

Fundamentals of Cloud Computing2021-05-04T06:56:29+00:00

What is Cloud Computing?


The first time you hear the term Cloud Computing, you probably have asked yourself these questions: “What exactly is the Cloud in Cloud Computing?” and “Why do so many companies use it?” Basically, cloud computing is an on-demand computing service that you can avail over the Internet to host and run your applications. The “cloud” in cloud computing simply refers to the underlying network or servers that run your web applications, database, and many others. Of course, the term “cloud” does not allude to that white, puffy, and cotton-looking thing in the sky. The physical servers are not hovering above [...]

What is Cloud Computing?2021-05-04T06:57:08+00:00

AWS, Azure, and GCP Certifications are consistently among the top-paying IT certifications in the world, considering that most companies have now shifted to the cloud. Earn over $150,000 per year with an AWS, Azure, or GCP certification!

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