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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level

Achieving Amazon Web Services Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Level exam validates technical expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform.

Before taking this exam you should understand and have the ability to:

  • Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
  • Understand, 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

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Knowledge

  • AWS Services: Compute and Network, Storage and CDN, Database, Analytics, Application Services, Deployment, and Management
  • Minimum of two years hands-on experience with production AWS systems
  • Effective use of Auto Scaling
  • Monitoring and logging
  • AWS security features and best practices
  • Design of self-healing and fault-tolerant services
  • Techniques and strategies for maintaining high availability

General IT Knowledge

  • Networking concepts
  • Strong system administration (Linux/Unix or Windows)
  • Strong scripting skillset
  • Multi-tier architectures: load balancers, caching, web servers, application servers, databases, and networking
  • Templates and other configurable items to enable automation
  • Deployment tools and techniques in a distributed environment
  • Basic monitoring techniques in a dynamic environment

Required Training and Exam

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level exam includes multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions. You will have 170 minutes to complete it.

Required Exam
Recommended Training
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level exam
DevOps Engineering on AWS (GK1979)