AWS DevOps Engineer Professional - Summary

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Specifically designed to help you prepare for the AWS DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification, this hands-on oriented Course provides over 60 hours of interactive content comprised of hands-on labs, video lessons, and a preparation exam. This training content has been carefully created to help you study for this AWS certification.

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Learning Objectives

The aim of the certification is to validate your knowledge across a number of different key areas, which have been defined by AWS as being able to:

  • Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
  • Implement and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS
  • Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform
  • Design, manage and maintain tools to automate operational processes 

As a means of demonstrating this knowledge, you will be tested across 6 different domains, with each domain contributing to a total percentage of your overall score. These domains are broken down as:

  • Domain 1: SDLC Automation 22%
  • Domain 2: Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code 19%
  • Domain 3: Monitoring and Logging 15%
  • Domain 4: Policies and Standards Automation 10%
  • Domain 5: Incident and Event Response 18%
  • Domain 6: High Availability, Fault Tolerance and Disaster Recovery 16%

As you progress through the course, you will gain all the information and knowledge required to fulfill the domain expectations, gaining a deep understanding within each area.

Intended Audience 

This course is suitable for those wanting to pass the AWS DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification Exam.

Prerequisites

This is one of the 2 Professional level certifications available with AWS and it's guided to those who already have experience with AWS, and ideally, have already passed the AWS Certified Developer - Associate exam, but this is not a prerequisite in taking this certification.

 
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