AWS certification


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I'm beginner in aws. Which certification is required to get a fresh job. By this I mean that what should I prefer to give exam.

AWS cloud practioner course​

Passing Score: 700 out of 1000( about 70%)​

This exam validates an examinee’s ability to:​

  • Define what the AWS Cloud is and the basic global infrastructure
  • Describe basic AWS Cloud architectural principles Best Practice Whitepaper
  • Describe the AWS Cloud value proposition
  • Describe key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases (for example, compute and analytics)
  • Describe basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Define the billing, account management, and pricing models
  • One of our Core Philosophy: Identify sources of documentation or technical assistance (for example, whitepapers or support tickets)
    • we will open a support ticket
    • Documentation
    • Github
    • Forums
    • Support plans
  • Describe basic/core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud.

Course Contents​

Domain 1: Cloud Concepts(26%)​

Domain 2: Security(24%)​

Domain 3: Technology (36%)​

  • 3.1 Define methods of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud
    • Fault Tolerant
    • Scalable and Elastic
    • Infrastructure as Code
    • Opsworks
    • Elastic Beanstalk
    • AWS DevOps Suite
  • 3.2 Define the AWS global infrastructure
    • Region , Zones and Edge location
  • 3.3 Identify the core AWS services
    • Compute
    • Network
    • Storage
    • Databases
    • IAM and security
    • Integration (SQS, SNS)
    • Deployment (CF, Beanstalk) : just touch on this topic
  • 3.4 Identify resources for technology support
    • Support Center
    • Documentation

Domain 4: Billing and Pricing (12%)​

  • 4.1 Compare and contrast the various pricing models for AWS
    • Reserved Instanced, Reserved Capacity
    • Pay as you go
    • Spot instances
    • Fundamental Of Pricing ( request, data transfer, storage cost)
  • 4.2 Recognize the various account structures in relation to AWS billing and pricing
    • Consolidated Billing
    • Billing info access
    • AWS Free Tier
  • 4.3 Identify resources available for billing support


  1. Intro to Cloud computing . Intro to AWS.
  2. What's the value proposition of Cloud Computing?
  3. Types of Cloud computing and Design Principles
  4. AWS Global Infrastructure
  5. Major Services Overview
  6. Security
  7. Storage
  8. Compute
  9. Database
  10. IAM
  11. App Integration
  12. Monitoring and Logginh
  13. Other Services
  14. Summary
  15. Quiz