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DevOps Engineer – Professional Certification Preparation for AWS

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Please note that this learning path is out of date as of March 6th 2023 and has been replaced with a new learning path which you can find here.


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

Intended Audience 

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

Prerequisites

This is one of the two 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. 

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 learning path, you will gain all the information and knowledge required to fulfill the domain expectations, gaining a deep understanding of each area.

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