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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certifications

Published: November 22, 2022

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional certification focuses on individuals who will perform senior level single organization provisioning, development, deployment, management and operational tasks. This certification is the professional level for both the Developer and SysOps tracks. You can find the exam blueprint here. At a high level, the certification is split into four different domains:

  • Continuous Delivery and Process Automation (55 percent)
  • Monitoring, Metrics, and Logging (20 percent)
  • Security, Governance, and Validation (10 percent)
  • High Availability and Elasticity (15 percent)

Candidates have a total of 170 minutes to complete the exam. Currently, there is no practice exam available for this one; the cost of the main exam is $300.

Get started on exam prep with the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Learning Path.

With Amazon leading in market share of the Cloud infrastructure marketplace (over twice of any competitor) it’s obvious that it will continue playing a large role in the cloud market. This means that if you’re working with Cloud technologies, it’s vital that you’re well versed in Amazon’s offerings. As you can see, the specific area of focus depends greatly on what you’ll be doing – thankfully, Amazon has options across the board.