There is a high demand for cloud computing architects, developers and administrators. Amazon announced its certificate program for AWS , which will help organizations to choose the right people based on their needs. As of now AWS has only solution architect certification. Hopefully they will launch the Administrator and developer certifications very soon.
A certified solution architect is capable of handling distributed applications and systems. He should posses good knowledge about the cloud infrastructure, networking ,cloud application architecture and cloud security.
A certified SysOps administrator is capable of maintaining the operational health of an application running on Amazon cloud. He should possess good knowledge about the application deployment, how it is automated and how it is monitored and controlled.
A certified AWS developer will be able to build AWS based application and he will be responsible for operating the application running on the AWS cloud.
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