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Cloud Computing Careers and Certifications: First Steps

Azure certifications

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  • Course details

    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] The next most viable certification around cloud is on Microsoft Azure. I find that there's a high demand for my enterprise clients for Azure certified technical professionals. There is at this recording a relatively small number of exams in comparison to some of the other vendors but you know again you're going to want to check back when you're taking a look at this recording. And their exams are part of their series, of course Microsoft has had professional exams for years and years and they're really layering on Azure in a role-based fashion. So you'll see as we go out to their website that they layer on depending on if you're a developer, IT pro, so on and so forth. So let's take a look. So here I am at the Microsoft Learning site and you can see that we have job roles and they're similar to what was on Amazon. Not exactly the same but similar so Developer, Administrator, Solutions Architect, and Functional Consultant. And if I click in to Developer Certifications…

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