AWS Certification Updates: July 20,21 – Testprep Training blog

AWS certification has been a key component of cloud computing’s IT infrastructure. This has allowed businesses to replace their upfront capital infrastructure costs with lower variable costs for scaling up. It is also no longer necessary to plan ahead for the purchase of servers and other IT infrastructure.
AWS certifications are a benefit to thousands of organizations and businesses. They help them obtain a cloud-based infrastructure platform that is highly reliable, scalable, and low-cost. This has increased the AWS certification’s value to a higher level. AWS must keep up with the latest technology and innovations in order to keep everything on course. This means that certifications and their content must be updated to reflect the latest technology. Candidates can benefit from upgrading their skills so that they are more up-to-date.
This blog will discuss the most recent AWS July 2021 exam updates. We will also discuss the active AWS exams as well as how to maintain certifications.
AWS Certification: What’s New?
AWS certification is crucial for validating technical skills and cloud knowledge for a successful career. AWS certification helps professionals to highlight high-demand skills and organizations to build effective teams for cloud initiatives.
But what’s new for 2021? The following section will provide the answer.
AWS Exam: New Modification
1. AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate (SOA–C02)
According to an Amazon update, June 30, 2021, the new exam is now available: AWS Certified SysOps Administration – Associate (SOA–C02). Candidates can now take the updated version of AWS Certified SysOps Administration – Associate (SOA–C02).
The registration for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate exam is now open. Candidates can register now and take the exam beginning July 27, 2021.
Exam Important Details
The 29th of June 2021 is the first day to register for SOA-C02.
Next, the 29th of June 2021 is the first day to take the SOA-C02 practice exam.
Last day to take SOA-C01 is 26 July 2021.
The 27th of July 2021 is the first day for SOA-C02 exam appointments.
What’s new?
AWS is updating the AWS Certified SysOps Administration – Associate exam to keep you up to date on the most recent innovations in AWS and the best practices for the SysOps administrator position.
AWS exams can include multiple-choice, multiple answers, and lab items starting with this exam.
Finally, you will have completed exam labs and demonstrated skills that are relevant to a SysOps administrator position by building solutions using the AWS Management Console or AWS CLI.
AWS SOA-C02 Exam Details
AWS Certified SysOps Administration – Associate exam is for system administrators who work in a role that involves systems operations. They must have at most one year of experience in managing and deploying AWS. This certification can be used to help organizations identify and develop talent that has the necessary skills to implement cloud initiatives. AWS certifications allow builders to showcase their AWS experience.
Optimization strategies
Configure your network
Security implementation and compliance policies
New Course Outline
Monitoring, Logging and Remediation 20%
Reliability and Business Continuity – 16%
Automated Provisioning, Deployment and Automation 18%
Security and Compliance 16%
Networking and Content Delivery 18%
Cost and Performance Optimization 12%
The new SOA-C02 exam is available in English, Japanese and Korean. The exam costs 150 USD and can be taken at Pearson VUE or from home using online proctoring. The exam takes 180 minutes to complete.
2. Introduction of new languages in AWS Exam
AWS introduced new languages on June 1, 2021 for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam. A new language will be added to the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exams. It can be accessed through Pearson VUE, our delivery provider. These languages include:
LanguageAWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01)AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02)EnglishAvailable nowAvailable nowIndonesianAvailable nowNot availableJapaneseAvailable nowAvailable nowKoreanAvailable nowAvailable nowSimplified ChineseAvailable nowAvailable nowFrench (France)July 20, 2021August 26, 2021GermanJuly 20, 2021August 26, 2021ItalianJuly 20, 2021August 26, 2021Portuguese (Brazil)July 08, 2021August 26, 2021Spanish (Latin America)July 08, 2021August 26, 20213. AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty (DAS-01)
This certification was previously known as AWS Certified Big Data Specialty. The certifications with this name are valid for three years after they are earned.
This exam is intended for individuals who work in data analytics-focused roles. The exam validates the candidate’s knowledge of AWS services for designing and building, securing, maintaining, and reporting analytics solutions that provide insight from data.
Data Analytics Updated Course Outline
Collection 18%
Storage and Data Management 22%
Processing 24%
Analysis and Visualization 18%
Security 18%
Summarizing the modifications and changes made in the AWS Examinations:
Exam NameExam CodeAWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-01Language UpdatesAWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty AANS-C00No UpdateAWS Certified Big Data SpecialistThe exam has been retired and updated toAWS Certified Data Analytics-Specialty (DAS-01).Processing (24%)Analysis & Visualization (18%)Security (18%)AWS Cert