AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

Perform a DevOps role in Amazon AWS

Amazon AWS certification path, how to proceed and pass AWS cloud certification exams Our AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional training gives a technical expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform. By the end of this AWS training you will be able to:
  • Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
  • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS
  • Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes

Prerequisites/Candidate profile

 Download syllabus The AWS DevOps Engineer - Professional exam is intended for individuals who perform a DevOps role.

The table below lists the domains measured by this examination and the extent to which they are represented.
Sr. Domain % of Examination
1 Continuous Delivery and Process Automation 55%
2 Monitoring, Metrics, and Logging 20%
3 Security, Governance, and Validation 10%
4 High Availability and Elasticity 15%
Total 100%
  • Domain 1: Continuous Delivery and Process Automation
    • Demonstrate an understanding of application lifecycle management:
      • Application deployment management strategies such as rolling deployments and A/B.
      • Version control, testing, build tools and bootstrapping.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of infrastructure configuration and automation.
    • Implement and manage continuous delivery processes using AWS services.
    • Develop and manage scripts and tools to automate operational tasks using the AWS SDKs, CLI, and APIs.
  • Domain 2: Monitoring, Metrics, and Logging
    • Monitor availability and performance.
    • Monitor and manage billing and cost optimization processes.
    • Aggregate and analyze infrastructure, OS and application log files.
    • Use metrics to drive the scalability and health of infrastructure and applications.
    • Analyze data collected from monitoring systems to discern utilization patterns.
    • Manage the lifecycle of application and infrastructure logs
    • Leverage the AWS SDKs, CLIs and APIs for metrics and logging.
  • Domain 3: Security, Governance, and Validation
    • Implement and manage Identity and Access Management and security controls.
    • Implement and manage protection for data in-flight and at rest.
    • Implement, automate and validate cost controls for AWS resources.
    • Implement and manage automated network security and auditing.
    • Apply the appropriate AWS account and billing set-up options based on business requirements.
    • Implement and manage AWS resource auditing and validation.
    • Use AWS services to implement IT governance policies.
  • Domain 4: High Availability and Elasticity
    • Determine appropriate use of multi- Availability Zone versus multi-region architectures.
    • Implement self-healing application architectures.
    • Implement the most appropriate front-end scaling architecture.
    • Implement the most appropriate middle-tier scaling architecture.
    • Implement the most appropriate data storage scaling architecture.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of when to appropriately apply vertical and horizontal scaling concepts.
After completing this training, you can appear for AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional.

Exam details:

  • Required Prerequisite: status as AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate or AWS Certified Developer – Associate
  • Pricing: $300
  • Time: 170 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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