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AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification

AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner examination is designed for individuals who have the knowledge required to demonstrate and validates the understanding of the Amazon web services cloud, independent of specific technical roles.

It is a Foundation level certification given by Amazon Web services. This certification includes the overview of security, networking and cloud pricing services provided by AWS.

The exam can be taken at home office location as an online proctored exam or testing center.

  •  Examination Details:  Examination Name: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification
  •  Examination Code: CLF-C01
  •  Examination Duration: 90 minutes to complete the exam
  •  Examination Format: Multiple Choice, Multiple answer
  •  Delivery Method: online proctored and Testing center exam
  •  Type: Foundational
  •  Number of Questions: 65-68
  •  Passing Score: 65-75%
  •  Exam Fee: 100 USD
  •  Validity:3 years
  •  Language:English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Korean

Abilities that are validated by AWS Cloud Practioner examination: Define what is AWS Cloud and the global infrastructure of AWS


Describe Architectural Principles Of AWS Cloud

  •  Describe value proposition of AWS Cloud
  •  Describe AWS platform key
  •  services and their common use cases (for example, analytics and compute)
  •  Describe pricing models, account management and Billing.
  •  Define security and compliance aspects of the AWS and shared security model
  •  Finding sources of technical assistance and documentation (for example support tickets or whitepapers)
  •  Define core characteristics of operating and deploying in the AWS Cloud

Recommended Experience And Knowledge

 It is recommending associates have at least six months of experience with the AWS Cloud in any role, including managerial, sales, technical, purchasing, or financial
 Associates must have a basic understanding of IT services and their uses in the AWS Cloud platform

Important points to know about AWS Cloud Practioner examination: Main Domains covered in AWS Certified Cloud Practioner Certification are: Cloud Concepts, Technology, Security, Billing, and pricing. Weightage of questions are:> Cloud Concepts- 28% Technology- 24% Security- 24% Billing and Pricing-12%

Recommended prerequisites for AWS Certified Cloud Practioner Certification: Must have at least 6 months of experience with AWS Cloud in any role including sales, managerial, technical, sales financial or purchasing Understanding of IT services and AWS Cloud platform and its uses

Below are the whitepapers for preparation of AWS Certified Cloud Practioner exam are:

  •  How AWS pricing works
  •  Cost management in the AWS Cloud
  •  Overview of Amazon Web Services
  •  Architecting for the Cloud: AWS Best Practices
  •  Compare AWS support Plans

Below are the exam objectives of AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification

  •  Describe the infrastructure of AWS cloud and values of AWS Cloud.
  •  Describe AWS Cloud Architecture and its basic principles
  • Explain compliance concepts and shared security model of AWS Cloud
  • Identifying main sources of Documentation and technical assistance
  • Define Pricing model, account management and billing
  • Define services and common uses cases of AWS Cloud

Average Salary:

According to ZipRecruiter, the average salary for the candidates who have AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification is $130,728. AWS Certified cloud Practioner examination pattern includes: Multiple-choice: Contains one correct answer and three incorrect answers Multiple-answers: contains two or more correct answers out of five or more choices.

Significance of EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) in AWS foundational cloud Practioner exam certification is: Amazon Elastic compute cloud isa service that intended to make web-scale processing simpler for engineers and gives a resizable process limit in the cloud

Prior coding skills required for AWS Certified Cloud Practioner certification candidates: There is no prior coding skill is required but it would be beneficial to have basic programming language knowledge

Practice test for AWS Certified Cloud Practioner certification AWS is offering AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner free tests with 20 practice questions and also we can expect or find a 15% discount coupon inside the free exam.

The Validity of the AWS Certified Cloud Practioner exam certification: Certification will be valid for 3 Years.

Roles and Responsibilities of an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner candidates are:  

  •  Develop, implement and operate highly scalable and complex solutions on the AWS Cloud platform.
  •  Describe the challenges and needs of a client across operation and deployment
  •  Handling network, security and storage operation on AWS Cloud Platform
  •  Design and Build automation to handle continuous integration and delivery process
  •  Assisting cloud Architects to provide migration services and operations

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