Be Noticed as a Certified Person | Part 3

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As we mentioned in the previous 2 articles “Be Noticed as a Certified Person | Part 1 | Part 2”, Becoming certified is the credibility you need to grow with your career and keep going with the tech trends.

In this Part, We will continue talking about the remaining 3 certifications of the top 2020 Cloud Certifications with less than 1 year, How to prepare your self to pass the exams with the best tips and tricks!

Google Cloud Certifications | Opportunities

Two months after I finished AWS Certifications, I joined Google Developers Groups within GDG Amman. This movement inspired me with: Why not to start working also with Google Cloud and explore their services through their certifications.

3 weeks later, I have successfully be recognized as a Google Cloud Engineer and Professional Architect.

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Recommended resources

I recommend you to get your preparation from Linux Academy, Courses will provide you a full theoretical knowledge for the certificates needs with practice exams.

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You can gain practical experience from Qwiklabs; which provides labs learning environment that helps you get hands-on experience working with the leading cloud platforms.

Associate Cloud Engineer Certification

An Associate Cloud Engineer deploys applications, monitors operations, and manages enterprise solutions on Google Cloud.

Professional Cloud Architect Certification

A Professional Cloud Architect enables organizations to leverage Google Cloud technologies. With a thorough understanding of cloud architecture and Google Cloud Platform, this individual can design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions to drive business objectives.

Need to check before Google Cloud exams

  • LinuxAcademy practice exams: Do it more than once and get above 90%.
    a lot of questions here will come the same as in the exam.
  • Read Google certification FAQs.

Google Cloud, What’s Next?

After the associate level certifications, Google offers you different paths for the professional level.

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Kubernetes | The Future

As you all know, Kubernetes is one of the hottest topics when we are talking about Cloud and DevOps. Preparations take the longest time in comparison with the old certifications because the exam is totally practical and you need to practice well.

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KodeKloud labs will provide you a full hands-on experience on Kubernetes, mimics the exam environment and tasks that you will be asked to finish.

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CKA exam is allowing you to open one tab from the Documentation.

  • Bookmark the important links.
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After finishing the CKA, It will be very easy for you to pass the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer exam since it has fewer requirements than you already passed with the CKA. This will add a new certification to your collection with no extra efforts.

Conclusion

You are ready now to start your path to Be Noticed as A Certified Person. Give the needed efforts for the first certificate, after that it will be an easy win to get others.

Also, remember if you still have no experience with the cloud you can start with the Foundational-level Certification first to get the credibility needed to start a job.

Need more help, you can send me an Email or contact me via Twitter or LinkedIn. I will be happy to support with time and resources.

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Written by

DevOps Engineer & Cloud Solution Architect, Google Cloud Expert at Google Developers Experts, Cloud Instructor/Mentor at Google Developers Group.

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