AWS Certification Catalog

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Certification doesn’t guarantee a job! What should it do is to make you well aware about the topic for which you want to acquire certification. Acquiring certificates without understanding it is a complete waste of time!

AWS Certification Catalog

AWS Certification has been classified into four different levels – AWS Certification Foundational, AWS Certification Associate, AWS Certification Professional and AWS Certification on specialties.

AWS Certification Catalog

AWS Certification Exams Learning Path

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – Learning path
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02) learning path
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01) learning path
  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate (DVA-C01) learning path
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect – Professional (SAP-C01) learning path
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional (DOP-C01 )learning path
  • AWS Certified Advanced Networking – (ANS-C00) Specialty learning path
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty (SCS-C01) learning path
  • AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty (DAS-C01) learning path
  • AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty (MLS-C01) learning path
  • AWS Certified Database – Specialty (DBS-C01) Exam learning Path
  • AWS Certification Exam Resources, Courses, Quizzes

AWS Services Cheat Sheet

  • AWS Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Security & Identity Service Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Networking Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Compute Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Storage Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Content Delivery Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Database Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Analytics Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Application Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Machine Learning Services Cheat Sheet
  • AWS Management Tools Cheat Sheet

AWS Whitepapers

  • AWS Services Overview
  • Architect the Cloud – Best Practices
  • AWS Storage Options
    • AWS Storage Options – S3 & Glacier
    • AWS Storage Options – EBS & Instance Store
    • AWS Storage Options – RDS, DynamoDB & Database on EC2
    • AWS Storage Options – SQS & Redshift
    • AWS Storage Options – CloudFront & ElastiCache
    • AWS Storage Options – Storage Gateway & Import/Export
  • AWS High Availability & Fault Tolerance Architecture
  • AWS Encrypting Data at Rest
  • AWS Security
  • AWS DDoS Resiliency – Best Practices
  • AWS Disaster Recovery
  • AWS Blue Green Deployment
    • AWS Elastic Beanstalk Deployment Strategies
    • AWS OpsWorks Deployment Strategies
  • AWS Risk and Compliance
  • AWS Cloud Migration
  • AWS Cloud Migration Services
  • AWS Network Connectivity Options

AWS Fundamentals

  • AWS Regions, Availability Zones and Edge Locations
  • AWS Global vs Regional vs AZ resources
  • AWS Services with Root Privileges
  • AWS Tags – Resource Groups – Tag Editor
  • AWS Interaction Tools

AWS Services

AWS Security, Identity & Compliance

  • AWS IAM
    • AWS IAM Role
    • IAM Role – Identity Providers and Federation
    • IAM Policy and Permissions
    • AWS IAM Roles vs Resource Based Policies
    • AWS IAM Best Practices
  • AWS Key Management Service – KMS
  • AWS CloudHSM
  • AWS Directory Services
  • AWS Web Application Firewall – WAF
  • AWS Intrusion Detection & Prevention System IDS/IPS
  • Amazon Cognito
  • Amazon GuardDuty
  • Amazon Inspector
  • Amazon Macie
  • AWS Artifact
  • AWS Shield

AWS Networking & Content Delivery

  • AWS Virtual Private Cloud
    • VPC Endpoint
    • VPC Peering
    • VPC VPN CloudHub Connections
    • VPC NAT
    • Security Group vs NACLs
    • AWS Bastion Host
  • AWS Elastic Load Balancing – ELB
    • AWS Application Load Balancer
    • AWS Network Load Balancer
    • AWS Classic Load Balancer vs Application Load Balancer
    • AWS ELB Monitoring
  • AWS Route 53 Overview
    • AWS Route 53 Routing Policy
    • AWS Route 53 Resolver
  • AWS API Gateway
  • AWS CloudFront
  • AWS Direct Connect – DX
  • AWS Transit Gateway
  • AWS PrivateLink

AWS Compute Services

  • AWS Elastic Cloud Compute – EC2
    • AWS EC2 Amazon Machine Image
    • AWS EC2 Instance Types
    • AWS EC2 Instance Purchase Options
    • AWS EC2 Instance Lifecycle
    • AWS EC2 Instance Metadata – Userdata
    • AWS EC2 – Placement Groups
    • AWS EC2 VM Import/Export
    • AWS EC2 Network – Enhanced Networking
    • AWS EC2 Network
    • AWS EC2 Security
    • AWS EC2 Best Practices
    • AWS EC2 Monitoring
    • AWS EC2 Troubleshooting
    • AWS Auto Scaling & ELB
  • AWS EC2 Auto Scaling
    • AWS Autoscaling Troubleshooting
  • AWS Lambda
    • AWS Lambda Event Sources
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Amazon Elastic Container Service
  • Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service
  • Amazon Lightsail
  • AWS Fargate

AWS Storage Services

  • AWS Simple Storage Service – S3
    • Amazon S3 Consistency Model
    • Amazon S3 Subresources
    • Amazon S3 Storage Tiers
    • Amazon S3 Object Versioning
    • Amazon S3 Lifecycle Management
    • Amazon S3 Permission
    • Amazon S3 Data Protection
    • Amazon S3 Best Practices
  • AWS EC2 Storage
    • AWS EC2 Instance Store Storage
    • AWS Elastic Block Store Storage – EBS
      1. EBS Volume Types
      2. EBS Snapshot
      3. EBS Performance
    • AWS EBS vs Instance Store
  • AWS Storage Gateway
  • AWS S3 Glacier
  • AWS Snow Family
  • AWS Elastic File System
  • AWS Automated Backups

AWS Database Services

  • AWS RDS
    • AWS RDS Replication – Multi-AZ & Read Replica
    • RDS Storage
    • RDS Snapshots, Backup & Restore
    • RDS Security
    • RDS Maintenance & Upgrades
    • RDS Monitoring & Notification
    • RDS Best Practices
  • AWS DynamoDB
    • AWS DynamoDB Secondary Indexes
    • AWS DynamoDB Throughput Capacity
    • AWS DynamoDB Advanced
  • AWS ElastiCache
  • Amazon Aurora
  • AWS Redshift
    • AWS Redshift Advanced
    • AWS Redshift Best Practices

AWS Application Integration Services

AWS Management & Governance

  • AWS CloudWatch
    • AWS CloudWatch Monitoring Supported AWS Services
    • AWS CloudWatch logs
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • AWS CloudFormation
    • AWS CloudFormation Best Practices
  • AWS Trusted Advisor
  • AWS Config
  • AWS OpsWorks
  • AWS Service Catalog
  • AWS Organizations
    • AWS Organizations SCP
  • AWS Systems Manager
  • AWS Personal Health Dashboard
  • AWS Well Architected Tool

AWS Billing and Cost Management

  • AWS Cost Explorer
  • AWS Consolidated Billing

AWS Migration & Transfer Services

  • AWS Cloud Migration Services
  • AWS Import/Export
  • AWS Data Transfer Services

AWS Analytics Services

  • AWS Analytics Services
  • AWS Kinesis
    • AWS Kinesis Data Streams
    • AWS Kinesis Data Firehose
    • Kinesis Data Streams vs Kinesis Firehose`
  • AWS Elasticsearch
  • AWS CloudSearch
  • AWS Data Pipeline
  • AWS Elastic Map Reduce – EMR
  • Amazon Athena
  • Amazon QuickSight
  • AWS Glue

AWS Machine Learning Services

  • AWS SageMaker
    • AWS SageMaker Built-in Algorithms

AWS Developer Tools

AWS Media Services

AWS End User Computing Services

Application Integration

Customer Enablement

AWS Practice Exam & Courses

If you’ve gathered enough understanding on the above mentioned topics, then it is the time to judge your knowledge by taking various practice examinations. These examinations will tell you if your preparation is complete. I will come up with the list of good practice exam details soon. So, please bear with me.

For those who want a special guide in order to complete your AWS knowledge, you may want to consult the below online course(s).

Please note that these are NOT the sponsored link. These are the links that I came across at various stages of my cloud journey and based on public ratings. So, these links may not be persistent as I will continuously update them soon I find a better one. I suggest you consult this section every time you opt or renew your course subscriptions with any vendors!