Certifications

Certifications are the key to assess your knowledge and to make the next step in your career as a Cloud Professional

Micro-Blog 2 of 3: What I Wish I Knew Before I Took the CKAD: Bourne Again

Jonathan Lewey
Jonathan Lewey
January 18, 2021

What I wish I knew before I took the CKAD: Bourne Again You’re given two hours from the start of the exam to when you run out of time, or you requ...

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Micro-Blog 1 of 3: What I Wish I Knew Before I Took the CKAD: Multi-What?

Jonathan Lewey
Jonathan Lewey
January 14, 2021

I recently sat for the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam. And as someone who has taken over 10 certification exams (read more ...

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The Art of the Exam: Get Ready to Pass Any Certification Test

Jonathan Lewey
Jonathan Lewey
November 20, 2020

“Did I study enough? Did I study too much? What if they ask about this topic? Should I drink water before starting? Can they see me now through thi...

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From Infrastructure to Analytics: Brandon Croom’s Tech Journey

Elisa Birolini
Elisa Birolini
November 10, 2020

Let’s talk about Brandon Croom’s cloud journey. Brandon started his work in IT infrastructure, which is where he first got introduced to Cloud Acad...

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  • upskilling

How Simon Beck Sets Himself Up for Success With Certifications

Elisa Birolini
Elisa Birolini
November 9, 2020

Wondering if certifications matter in the job-seeking process? Meet Simon Beck, our Champion who is working towards two certs to stand out in the j...

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A CTO Who’s Always Learning: Meet Nathaniel Engelsen

Elisa Birolini
Elisa Birolini
November 8, 2020

Meet Nathaniel Engelsen. He’s worked in tech in various leadership roles, from CTO at smaller companies to Senior Director at large organizations. ...

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  • upskilling

How an AWS Solutions Architect Certification Helped David Chang Get Real Job Offers

Elisa Birolini
Elisa Birolini
October 24, 2020

Want to make an immediate impact in your career? Getting the AWS Solutions Architect certification helped David Chang do just that in the Data Scie...

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Bringing Current Tech to Learning & Organizational Development – Lori Dyer’s Career Path

Elisa Birolini
Elisa Birolini
October 20, 2020

Lori comes from the Learning and Organizational Development field and takes that philosophy to heart, using the AWS Cloud Practitioner cert to stay...

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  • upskilling

Future-Proofing Himself With the AWS Solutions Architect Cert – Meet Nitin Thakral

Elisa Birolini
Elisa Birolini
October 15, 2020

Learn how our Champion, Nitin – a Database Administrator with tons of experience across different cloud providers – stays ahead of the game with th...

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Migrating to the Cloud and Getting AWS Developer Certified – Meet Bill Youngman

Elisa Birolini
Elisa Birolini
October 1, 2020

Introducing Bill Youngman, the first Cloud Academy Champion. His AWS Developer Certification cemented him as the “cloud guy” at work, a...

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  • upskilling

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