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February 18, 2019 was a very important day for AWS DevOps Professional Certification aspirants. This is the day that AWS introduced their new exam after having put the exam through a Beta phase in November, 2018. The new…

How to Move into an AWS Role from a Traditional IT job

How to Move into an AWS Role from a Traditional IT job

A few years ago, I was working for one of the largest consulting firms in the world. I was recruited into their Emerging Tech department and was in a traditional software development/consulting role. I am very grateful that this company invested in its talent, and there were always incredible learning opportunities. One of my first clients was a large cruise line and our presence on the project was growing rapidly – I was one of the first on the ground, and it ended up being well over a 200-person project. One area we needed help in was DevOps – which, believe it or not – was a relatively new concept, so I asked my lead to attend a DevOps Academy within the firm. During the DevOps Academy, they touched on AWS; I was immediately in awe, and a mentor that I had respected nudged me and said, “If you like this AWS stuff, they have full training you can attend and will pay for you to get certified.” That was basically it – I was hooked! I took the AWS Developer training (and back then very few people in the firm even had that cert), got certified, and joined the firm’s AWS strategic partnership. OK, so that was how I did it several years ago – but how can you do it now?

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What OpenStack Certification Should You Get?

What OpenStack Certification Should You Get?

So you've realized you might want to get certified in OpenStack, but you're not sure what the benefits might be or even which one you should take. Looking at the Linux Academy website, you know there are several certification courses you can choose from, but how do you know which one is right for you? Each exam makes several different assumptions whether it's job role within the company, how much experience you have, or even what operating system you work with. So let's break it down:

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July New Content

July New Content

Our team has been working hard to give you the latest course information – we just refreshed a Linux course and added two new ones, one in OpenStack and another in Linux! Take a look below:

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