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Failed AWS Exam - what to do next
AWS Certification

Failed your AWS certification exam?

Passing your AWS certification exam is a huge accomplishment, but it does not come without its challenges. If you failed...
Hands on Challenge Labs for Cloud Computing
Hands-on Labs

Using Hands On Labs to Build Real-World Cloud Skills

What are "Hands On Labs"? The term "Hands On Labs" can be used to describe a couple of different approaches...
AWS Technical Account Manager
Cloud Career

How I got a job as an AWS Technical Account Manager with No Experience

I recently accepted a new role as a ‘Technical Account Manager’ at AWS. In this article you will learn how...
Cloud Jobs without Industry Experience
Cloud Career

How to Get a Cloud Job without Experience

The big problem with breaking into the world of cloud computing is that there can often be a barrier to...
Create CV Website AWS Tutorial
Cloud Career

How to Create a CV Website on Amazon S3

Today we are going to go through a step-by-step guide on how to take your CV and host it as...
AWS Cloud Skills
Cloud Career

5 Cloud Skills you (may) already have

Cloud Skills: Hard and Soft In recent times, there has been an undeniable boom in the popularity of Cloud Computing,...
AWS Cloud Computing
Amazon Web Services

What is AWS Cloud?

Before we answer the question "What is AWS Cloud" let's explore who and what AWS is. AWS is simply an...
Which AWS Certification is right for me?
AWS Certification

Which AWS Certification should I get?

Which AWS Certification should I get? There are now 11 AWS Certifications under the foundational, professional, and specialty learning paths...
How to jumpstart your cloud career
Cloud Career

10 Tips on How to Enter the Cloud Computing Industry

So you’ve decided to take the plunge into the cloud computing industry. Great for you! It is an exciting field...
AWS Solutions Architect associate
AWS Certification

AWS Certified Solutions Architect SAA-C02 – How to best prepare in 5 Steps

Amazon is still way ahead as the leader in the Cloud Computing market - with Amazon Web Services (AWS) having...
AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Training
AWS Certification

AWS Cloud Practitioner Training – What to Expect in the Exam

Last year Amazon Web Services exceeded $7 billion in fourth-quarter revenue, a jump of over 45% from the year before....
Pass AWS Certification Exam
AWS Certification

How to Pass AWS Certification Exams First Time in 5 steps

I'm a certification junkie! I’ve been earning IT certifications for over 20 years now, have taken over 50 exams in...
AWS Solution Architect Associate
AWS Certification

NEW AWS Certified Solutions Architect Course 2021

We're excited to announce that we're getting close to completing a new version of our AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate...
Cloud Jobs Career Path
Cloud Career

Top-Paying Cloud Certifications and Jobs

Cloud Computing is changing the way we live and work. It's no longer just about having a powerful data center...
Amazon Kinesis vs DynamoDB Streams
Amazon Web Services

Amazon Kinesis vs DynamoDB Streams

Welcome back to our comparison articles where we look at different AWS services, their benefits, and use cases. These articles...
AWS SysOps SOA-C02
AWS Certification

New SOA-C02 Exam for AWS Certified SysOps Administrator released

The new version of the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate certification was released on the 27th of July, 2021. The...
Will I get a job with AWS Certification?
Cloud Career

Why an AWS Certification ALONE won’t get you an AWS job

Students often ask me if gaining a certification like the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate is enough to get them...
How to become a Cloud Architect?
Cloud Career

What is a Cloud Architect?

What is a Cloud Architect and how do you become one? It seems like an easy question, but the answer...
Compare Amazon RDS with DynamoDB
Amazon Web Services

Amazon RDS vs DynamoDB

RDS and DynamoDB are both database services offered by AWS. You might be asking yourself, “If they’re both databases, then...
AWS Cloudwatch vs CloudTrail
Amazon Web Services

CloudWatch vs CloudTrail

Amazon, I love ya to death, but something has got to change with the “Cloud” naming trend. At the time...
AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam
AWS Certification

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam (SAA-C02)

Back in 2020, Amazon Web Services launched a new version of the most popular certification in their program, the AWS...
Amazon AWS ECS EC3 Lambda comparison
Amazon Web Services

ECS vs EC2 vs Lambda

In this comparison article, we’ll be looking at three different computing services on AWS, namely, Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS),...
Difference AWS Storage Services
Amazon Web Services

Amazon S3 vs EBS vs EFS

AWS offers many services, so many that it can often get pretty confusing for beginners and experts alike. This is...
AWS Glue
AWS Tutorials

AWS Glue Tutorial for Beginners

What is AWS Glue? AWS Glue is a serverless tool developed for the purpose of extracting, transforming, and loading data....