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Cloud Computing Careers and Certifications: First Steps

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    Do you want to start a career in cloud computing, but don't know where to begin? If so, this course can help by providing an ideal foundational mapping of the career paths and certifications that IT professionals should consider if they're interested in transitioning to cloud computing. Instructor and cloud architect Lynn Langit covers a variety of career paths, including IT pro, developer, analyst, and architect roles. Throughout the course, she focuses on the major cloud platforms—AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google, and Alibaba—discusses certifications available for each, and explores the future of cloud computing careers.


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      Lynn Langit

      CEO Lynn Langit Consulting LLC

      Lynn Langit is a cloud architect who works with Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.

      Lynn specializes in big data projects. She has worked with AWS Athena, Aurora, Redshift, Kinesis, and the IoT. She has also done production work with Databricks for Apache Spark and Google Cloud Dataproc, Bigtable, BigQuery, and Cloud Spanner.

      Lynn is also the cofounder of Teaching Kids Programming. She has spoken on data and cloud technologies in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

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  • Moving towards the cloud

    - [Instructor] For the next mapping, I'll use the broad term analyst. Now, who's an analyst? Do you have an analyst working on your team? Is that a full time role? Do you have somebody who has analytical skills? Is that person working as a network admin and maybe doing analysis on log files? Is that person at DBA and doing analysis on slow database queries? Is that person working in the finance team, and working with business analysis using tools like Excel? I often find that the person who moves into the Cloud analyst roles is somebody more with a mindset rather than a particular job title. It's a person who is inquisitive around data, and likes working with data. So very often, I'll find that type of person can be very productive in Cloud roles that involve building data pipelines, as I said in the previous movie, or I often also have developers. So the pairing of the analyst with the traditional developer has yielded very good results for some of my clients. And notice both of the…

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