Cloud Computing Careers and Certifications: First Steps

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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.

    Instructor

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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.

    Skills covered in this course

  • Moving towards the cloud

    - [Lynn] Cloud computing is hot. Have you ever wondered, "What's the best path?", as your next step in your technical career to support the growth of cloud computing? I'm Lynn Langit, a working cloud architect and educator. In this course, I'm going to take you through the process of understanding how you can map your current skills across the IT stack, whether you are an IT pro, a developer, a software architect, or a business analyst, and map those skills to the hottest cloud career paths. I'm also going to cover various vendor certifications including AWS, Azure, GCP, and Alibaba. We have lots to learn, so let's get started.

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