AWS Certification – Associate Level

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Solutions Architect Associate

AWS offers three role-based learning paths at the associate level. To get certified, you need to pass the exam with a score of at least 720 within 130 minutes.

Purpose

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate is the most popular associate-level certificate and the most common entry point for those who want to learn and start a career in AWS. This is for individuals who design systems and deploy effective solutions on the Amazon Web Services platform. If you want to show to your customers and your employers that you have the knowledge and the skills to architect solutions in AWS, then this should be the next exam in your lineup. This exam will also measure your preparedness for the Professional level of the AWS Solutions Architect path.

Knowledge

A Solutions Architect Associate focuses more on architecting solutions using commonly used tools such as EC2RDSS3, and the likes. Be sure to have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of AWS, such as networking, security, cost optimization, designing scalable and highly available solutions, and the best practices in architecting in AWS. Being an AWS Solutions Architect is all about knowing how to apply the best practices in the industry to help meet your customer’s needs.

You can check out the official AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam guide here. For additional learning materials, check out our exam study guide, which contains a list of services to focus on and also includes some exam tips. Also, go through some online courses, and labs, and verify your knowledge with our up-to-date practice exams.

Exam Details: The exam consists of 65 questions, has a time limit of 130 minutes, and a passing score of 720 out of 1000.

Cost: 150 USD