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Study Guide: Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Exam

Evan Ng 14th February 2019
Cloud Systems Developer, Evan Ng, shares his lessons-learned after tackling the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) program examination. I recently sat the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) program examination.  Developed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), in collaboration with The Linux Foundation, the CKAD program aims to help expand the Kubernetes ecosystem through standardized […]

Certification Advice: AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Beta Exam

Daniel Tovey 10th December 2018
Thinking of taking the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Beta exam? Fear not, these top tips will help ensure you are best prepared for the big day! I have never been great as exams. However, as a Cloud Engineer with years of experience working with different clients, I now feel confident I have seen, […]

A New Day For Microsoft Azure Certifications

Christos Kotsidimos 20th November 2018
Christos Kotsidimos, Cloud Architect at Cloudreach, shares his experience of taking the new AZ-302 Azure Transition exam as the Microsoft platform lays the groundwork for more role-based Certifications. During Ignite 2018, Microsoft announced a number of new role-based certifications for Azure. The goal was to create a clear and coherent roadmap for candidates focusing on […]

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam: resources and tips

Richard Bennett 31st August 2018
Cloudreach have been working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for 9 years, and during this time we’ve grown to over 600 people and have more than 500 AWS certs between us. “Promote personal growth” is one of Cloudreach’s core values and as such we strongly encourage everyone in the business, from Project Managers to Sales, […]

Google Cloud Certified: Comparing and Contrasting GCP exams

Stanley Zheng 20th August 2018
The Google Cloud Certified designation means you’ve demonstrated the necessary skills to leverage Google Cloud technology in a way that transforms businesses and meaningfully impacts the people and customers they serve. Largely, the exams aim to be a practical baseline assessment of day-to-day duties at a Google Cloud Platform-oriented company. Previously, I have done the […]

MCSA Data Engineering with Azure: Exam 70-775 study guide

Dwayne Monroe 11th July 2018
One of Cloudreach’s core beliefs is that as a company, and as individual Cloudreachers, we should strive to be “one step ahead”. For me, this means building a strong competency in one of Azure’s most exciting offerings with data engineering, analytics and if I’m feeling especially ambitious, machine learning (further down the road). My plan […]

Passing the ‘Architecting Azure Solutions (70-534 & 70-535)’ exams resource

Tudor Toma 13th June 2018
Azure 70-535 certification overview As the title describes, the Azure 70-535 certification, which is part of a larger certification (MCSA and MCSP), is actually the last (and in my opinion the most complex) of the Azure certifications. The passing of this Azure exam acknowledges that you are able to identify cloud and hybrid solutions correctly […]

How I became fully certified on AWS

Carlos Martell 5th June 2018
Back in February 2017, I got my first Amazon Web Services certification: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate. I immediately became fascinated by the technology, to the point that I decided to challenge myself and obtain all AWS certifications (with the exception of the Cloud Practitioner certification) within one year. I am very lucky to […]