Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a paid subscription basis. The technology allows subscribers to have at their disposal a virtual cluster of computers, available all the time, through the Internet. Amazon Web Services is the most used and popular cloud service platform which is used worldwide.
Amazon Web Services is also ranked in the Top Trending Software Technologies 2018survey list. The job opportunities are also more for AWS cloud developers with huge pay scale, since AWS Certification is ranked as the top paid certification.
Foundational – Validates overall understanding of the AWS Cloud. Prerequisite to achieving Specialty certification or an optional start towards Associate certification.
Associate – Technical role-based certifications. No prerequisite.
Professional – Highest level technical role-based certification. Relevant Associate certification required.