So, my AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification expired a month ago, meaning I had 2 options if I wanted to keep the logo on my website and not get kicked out of the Linked-In group…
- Renew my AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification
- Put life aside for a month and immerse my self completely in the world of AWS in order to pass the Professional exam
Both options came with a 1 year grace period (very handy) however, after having passed the Security Speciality earlier this year, I had a 50% discount off my next exam, meaning the failure of either would not hurt as much as paying the full price.
Summer was basically over anyway, and it wouldn’t hurt to take a break from coding, reading, movies, music, friends and all the other stuff I like to fill my spare time with. So after wincing at the price (even after the discount), and debating for at least an hour on whether the money would be better spent on some new headphones, I decided a month of study should be enough to cover the professional blueprint and booked the exam for the end of the month - there’s no turning back that way…... Read more