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Day Two Cloud 032: The Foggy Path To Cloud Certification

Learning cloud technologies is a daunting task.

A typical place to start is with certifications, giving you some practical knowledge and a badge for your resume. But where to start?

AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud all have certifications. Too many certifications in fact. Microsoft and AWS have a combined 22 different certifications along multiple paths.

What if you chose poorly? How do you prepare? And how do you deal with failure?

Our guest, Mike Pfeiffer, is here to help us find guidance in the foggy world of cloud certifications.

We discuss:

  • The value of certifications and reasons for getting them
  • Recommendations for people just getting started
  • Can certifications keep up with cloud tech churn and service releases?
  • Non-cloud certs to consider
  • Exam prep tips
  • More

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AWS Certifications

Microsoft Certifications

Google Cloud Certifications

Certified Kubernetes Administrator – CNFC

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Mike Pfeiffer’s Web site

CloudSkills.io

Episode 32