Getting certified is a sure way to validate your skills as a SysOps Administrator and prove that you are able to perform the required tasks. The Amazon AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification demonstrates that you are able to deploy, manage, and operate workloads on AWS and have the needed working experience to do it. This is a sought-after certificate that verifies your understanding of AWS networking and security services.
To be eligible for this Amazon certification, it is recommended that the individuals have more than a year of practical experience with AWS technology. The certificate is developed for those system administrators in the Cloud operations roles who want to validate their technical skills. The potential candidates usually have the ability to implement security controls and compliance requirements as well as monitor, log, and troubleshoot. You should also know about the AWS Command Line Interface, networking concepts, AWS Well-Architected Framework, architectural requirements, and AWS Management Console.
Amazon SOA-C02 is the only qualification test of the path, and you need to pass it successfully in order to obtain the certificate. The exam contains 65 questions that can be presented in various formats. Thus, you need to be ready for the multiple-choice items, labs, and multiple-response questions. You will be given 180 minutes to clear all of them and complete the test with 720 or more points. The exam will cost you $150. To be sure that you pay for it only once and take it with flying colors, you should master the following topics:
- Logging, Remediation, and Monitoring – This section covers the details of filters, alarms, and metrics as well as their implementation. You should also know how to use AWS monitoring and logging services in the process. Having the skills in remediating the issues that are based on availability and monitoring metrics is important as well;
- Business Continuity and Reliability – To deal with the questions from this area, the students should be able to implement the required restore and backup strategies. They need to have the relevant skills in implementing the high availability and resilient environments as well as elasticity and scalability;
- Deployment, Automation, and Provisioning – The next topic is all about the automation of manual and repeatable processes. Moreover, you will need to learn about the provisioning and maintenance of Cloud resources. This means that you should be able to create AWS CloudFormation as well as manage and troubleshoot it. Knowing how to select deployment services and scenarios is also important for this part;
- Security and Compliance – As for this domain, it contains the details of the implementation of data and infrastructure protection strategies. The potential candidates need to learn how to implement security and compliance policies as well as manage them;
- Networking and Content Delivery – If talking about this objective, it evaluates the individuals’ skills in troubleshooting different network connectivity issues and implementing networking features and connectivity. Besides that, they should also be able to configure content delivery, domains, and DNS services;
- Cost and Performance Optimization – The last exam part is all about the implementation of cost optimization strategies and performance optimization strategies.
Obtaining this Amazon certification is a good opportunity to validate your skills and prove that you are a valuable asset to your company. It can also help you start getting a higher salary or even find a new job. Thus, you can become a Computer Systems Architect, an AWS SysOps Administrator, an AWS Cloud Architect, a Technical Curriculum Developer, or a Systems Administrator with an average annual salary of $158,777. You will definitely have more opportunities than the non-certified candidates trying for these positions.
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