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    Top Resources for Achieving Your AWS Certification
    Focusing on the right topics and getting all the correct resources can be really helpful for you to get through the AWS certification exams. The best and easiest way would be ample of practical experience. The AWS official site recommends 1-2 years of hands-on experience. It is not mandatory but it will help you immensely when you write the exam.
    What are the certifications that AWS Offers?
    AWS offers a lot of certifications starting from entry level to specialty level based on your experience with AWS servnontecht’s have a quick look at what certifications AWS offers:
    Entry Level: This exam is for absolute beginners. People from non tech background can also take up this exam. This exam is easy compared to other AWS certification exams.
    AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
    Associate Level: The Associate level exams are medium level difficult exams. For the AWS Associate exams the candidates need to know a little bit of all the services AWS offers. There are three associate level exams.
    AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Associate
    AWS Certified Developer Associate
    AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
    Professional Level: These exams are difficult compared to associate level exams and require you to have 1-2 years of experience and need to clear the associate level exam as the prerequisite, there are 2 Professional level exams
    AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Professional
    AWS Certified DevOps Engineer-Professional
    Specialty Level: The specialty exams are higher level exams and are very tough. You need to have in depth knowledge about the AWS services with minimum 5 years of hands-on experience. You must have any one of the Associate level exam certification. There are 3 specialty level exams.
    AWS Certified Advanced Networking Specialty
    AWS Certified Big Data Specialty
    AWS Certified Security Specialty (Still in Beta Version).
    What is the Easiest Way to Pass the AWS Certification Exam?
    The easiest way would be to have as much practical and hands-on experience as you can. On top of that you can go through the following points that will help you pass the AWS certification exam.
    Training: The AWS official website provides 3 days classroom training on their official website for all the AWS certification exams. You can sign up to the free tier account and take up the trainings. The training sessions will lay a strong foundation for you to understand the basic concepts that you need to study for the exam
    Blueprints: Get the exam blueprints that AWS has provided and the study guide. Read the blueprint thoroughly and makes notes. This will act as a reference for your study and will help you remember important details at the time of the exam.
    Books: AWS has recommended the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide for the preparation of the exam. Refer to this book and take notes for your reference, this will help you a lot to clear the concepts related to AWS.
    White Papers: Go through the recommended white papers on the AWS Official website. The white papers are a great resource to prepare for the exam. You can find the link here:
    FAQ’s: Read the commonly asked questions on the AWS FAQ section. This will clear your doubts. It will also help you know what the mainly asked question are in order to get prepared for the exam.
    Videos: Make use of the AWS’s YouTube channel relevant. There are days and days of technical discussions and tech talks. You can view these videos and make notes for the latest developments.
    Practice Tests: You can buy few of the commercial practice tests from where it can help you to get the idea of the real exam. Moreover, these practice tests will help you to build your confidence to take up the real exam.
    User Forums and Discussion Groups: You may want to get some tips and important topics from the people who have already written the exam. Talking to the people who have cleared the exam will help you clear your doubt and they can also give you tips for the D Day.
    Make use of the AWS User groups and Discussion Forums. They are a great source of information.
    Any Tips before Going for the Exam?
    • Take up as many practice tests as you can. There are many courses online where you can take up the trainings as well as practice tests. Make use of them.
    • Sign up the free tier account and get to know all the services that AWS offers. They provide access to almost all the services with limited usage which is enough for you to practice.
    • Before the exam clear all your doubts, so that on the exam day you are confident.
    • Have a good night’s sleep the day before the exam.
    Hope this helps you prepare for the AWS certification exam.

    • This topic was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by  natashasharma.
    • This topic was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by  natashasharma.
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