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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

    - The next set of role mappings is around developer or dev. I find the typical definition of on-premise developer or application developer too narrow when you start to think about cloud developer. Of course, you may go one-to-one and become a cloud application developer and write the same sort of front-end, middleware or back-end, or full-stack services that you created for private data center hosted applications or on prime applications, however, there's a lot more to it in the cloud. You could additionally work with the increasing data pipeline kind of solutions that I'm building with my teams, many of which require knowledge of machine learning. Or, you could be a data scientist in the cloud designing data experiments around probabilistic compute. Now, you'll notice in my present roles, I combine developer and DBA and for some people that might seem a bit strange because DBAs traditionally had more of an operational role, but not doing traditional programming. A thing I have found…

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