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Harlan Shaw's story

Harlan Shaw
“It's a good platform, it's easy to get into the content I like and the instructors are good. There's a lot to learn. If one of my friends wanted to learn AWS or any cloud provider, I would definitely recommend it.”
Systems Administrator
Calgary - Canada
April 20, 2016

Who is Harlan?

Based in Calgary, Canada, Harlan has been working in IT for the past four years, moved from Deskside support in the oilsands to Systems Administrator (Windows). He got the AWS Solutions Architect Associate Level Certification and he aims to get all five AWS Certifications in a short time.

“I like how easy it is to get into the content and the instructors are good. The quizzes gave me some good insight into how the AWS questions were going to be structured and where I needed improvement and review.”

In a few years, Harlan would like to be working in a DevOps or SysOps role.

Harlan’s Cloud Academy experience

Harlan really appreciated the content quality and mentioned that the instructors don't repeat things unnecessarily, the breadth of quizzes is wonderful, and there's a lot to learn. He worked through all of our quizzes, from the beginner to advanced level, and this practiced helped him achieve a high score on his exam.

“If one of my friends wanted to learn AWS or any cloud provider, I would definitely recommend you.”

He realized getting all the AWS Certifications is a great idea! Harlan recognized Cloud Academy provides a great way to jumpstart his career and really helps people along the way to get certified.

“That's fantastic! Either way I'm learning a bunch that I didn't know before.”
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