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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification and Beyond

By : Adam Book
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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification and Beyond

By: Adam Book

Overview of this book

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification is one of the highest AWS credentials, vastly recognized in cloud computing or software development industries. This book is an extensive guide to helping you strengthen your DevOps skills as you work with your AWS workloads on a day-to-day basis. You'll begin by learning how to create and deploy a workload using the AWS code suite of tools, and then move on to adding monitoring and fault tolerance to your workload. You'll explore enterprise scenarios that'll help you to understand various AWS tools and services. This book is packed with detailed explanations of essential concepts to help you get to grips with the domains needed to pass the DevOps professional exam. As you advance, you'll delve into AWS with the help of hands-on examples and practice questions to gain a holistic understanding of the services covered in the AWS DevOps professional exam. Throughout the book, you'll find real-world scenarios that you can easily incorporate in your daily activities when working with AWS, making you a valuable asset for any organization. By the end of this AWS certification book, you'll have gained the knowledge needed to pass the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer exam, and be able to implement different techniques for delivering each service in real-world scenarios.
Table of Contents (31 chapters)
Section 1: Establishing the Fundamentals
Section 2: Developing, Deploying, and Using Infrastructure as Code
Section 3: Monitoring and Logging Your Environment and Workloads
Section 4: Enabling Highly Available Workloads, Fault Tolerance, and Implementing Standards and Policies
Section 5: Exam Tips and Tricks

Study tips for preparing for the exam

Although we have covered a lot of material throughout this book, passing the certification exam takes study and discipline. After taking and both passing and failing multiple AWS exams, some tips can be passed on to help you try and have the best chance of success.

One of the first things to note about the exam is that it is an exercise in reading and comprehension as much as it is on AWS services and knowledge. Skimming through the questions and answers can lead to missing a critical piece of information and therefore missing the question altogether. Even though you only have around 2 and a half minutes to read, comprehend, and answer each of the questions, each of those questions must be carefully read for the correct details and components. Practicing reading the large question format is an important key to success, I have found. The ability to focus on this long format exam can help, especially when you look up at the timer and see that...