Amazon AWS Certified Developer - Associate

Based on the official syllabus for Amazon AWS Certified Developer - Associate exam


Amazon AWS certification path, how to proceed and pass AWS cloud certification exams The AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam validates technical expertise in developing and maintaining applications on the AWS platform. By the end of this AWS training you will be able to:

  • Pick the right AWS services for the application
  • Design, develop and deploy cloud based solutions using AWS
  • Understand the core AWS services, uses, and basic architecture best practices
  • Develop and maintain applications written for Amazon Simple Storage Services (S3), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS), Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF), AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and AWS CloudFormation
  • Leveraging AWS SDKs to interact with AWS services from your application
  • Writing code that optimizes performance of AWS services used by your application
  • Code-level application security (IAM roles, credentials, encryption, etc.)

Prerequisites/Candidate profile

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  • IT developers or IT professionals having simple programming skill set
  • Should know the development process
  • Should have a general understanding of cloud concepts. Join our FREE introductory webinar: Cloud computing essentials
The AWS Certified Developer – Associate Level exam is intended for individuals who perform a Developer role.

The table below lists the domains measured by this examination and the extent to which they are represented.
Sr. Domain % of Examination
1 AWS Fundamentals 10%
2 Designing and Developing 40%
3 Deployment and Security 30%
4 Debugging 20%
Total 100%
  1. Domain 1.0: AWS Fundamentals
    Identify and recognize cloud architecture considerations, such as fundamental components and effective designs.
    • How to design cloud services
    • Database concepts
    • Planning and design
    • Familiarity with architectural trade-off decisions (high availability vs. cost, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) vs. installing your own database on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2))
    • Amazon S3, Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF), and Messaging
    • DynamoDB, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS CloudFormation
    • Elasticity and scalability
  2. Domain 2.0: Designing and Developing
    Identify the appropriate techniques to code a cloud solution.
    • Configure an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
    • Programming with AWS APIs
  3. Domain 3.0: Deployment and Security
    • 3.1 Recognize and implement secure procedures for optimum cloud deployment and maintenance. Content may include the following:
      • Cloud Security Best Practices
    • 3.2 Demonstrate ability to implement the right architecture for development, testing, and staging environments.
      • Shared Security Responsibility Model
      • AWS Platform Compliance
      • AWS security attributes (customer workloads down to physical layer)
      • Security Services
      • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
      • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
      • CIA and AAA models, ingress vs. egress filtering, and which AWS services and features fit
  4. Domain 4.0: Debugging
    • General troubleshooting information and questions
    • Best Practices in debugging
After completing this training, you can appear for AWS Certified Developer – Associate.

Exam details:

  • Pricing: $150
  • Time: 80 minutes
  • Question types: Multiple choice and multiple answer questions
  • Passing: AWS Certification passing scores are set by using statistical analysis and are subject to change. AWS does not publish exam passing scores because exam questions and passing scores are subject to change without notice.
  • All Amazon exams are online at Kryterion exam centers.

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