AWS re:Invent is BACK.

After a strange 2020, AWS is launching a hybrid event and now is the time to jump back into the full sea of offerings available in the lead-up to the conference.

Real-life example of what it feels like to supercharge your re:Invent experience.

Cloud Academy is here to be your partner and help you take your AWS experience, certifications — and CAREER — to the next level. Whether you’re in Vegas or joining re:Invent virtually, with Cloud Academy you’ll be able to get everything you could possibly need for AWS education, certifications, courses, hands-on labs, and connecting with our AWS community.

What do you get for signing up?

Want to level up your career? Want a new job role? Get real experience NOW in the lead-up to and during the show. You’ll have a richer experience when you’re meeting people and exchanging ideas. Here’s what we’re offering:

🏆 AWS Lab Contest — win prizes of $250-$1,000 and prove your AWS skills versus the community

🧪 Over 200 Self-Guided Labs — jump into real AWS deployments and learn at your own pace

💪 All 11 AWS Certification Learning Paths — everything you need to show the world you’re AWS-ready 

AWS Lab Contest

Think you’ve got the best AWS skills? Want to prove it versus some global competition? Prizes range from $250-$1,000 for the fastest and most accurate lab challenges.

🌟 Week 1: Oct. 25 – Nov. 7Amazon SNS Image Resizing Challenge

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Info on upcoming Lab Contests will be released at the start of each session!

🌟 Week 2: Nov. 8 – 14 – coming soon!

🌟 Week 3: Nov. 15 – 21 – coming soon!

🌟 Week 4: Nov. 29 – Dec. 3 – coming soon!

Check out the Lab Contest FAQ for all the details you need.

Over 200 Self-Guided Hands-on Labs 

Real AWS deployments — opened up, no risk. Check out some highlights:

First steps – perfect for someone just getting into AWS

  • Create Your First Amazon S3 Bucket
  • Introduction to IAM
  • Introduction to CloudWatch
  • Introduction to DynamoDB
  • Process Amazon S3 Events with AWS Lambda

Machine Learning – quickly get your hands dirty with image recognition, NLP, etc.

  • Analyzing Sentiments and Entities in Text with Amazon Comprehend
  • Predicting Time-Series Data With Amazon Forecast
  • Using SageMaker Notebooks to Train and Deploy Machine Learning Models
  • Automate Image Labeling with Amazon Rekognition
  • Getting Started with Natural Language Processing

Security – from CloudWatch Security Logs to AWS Secrets, firm up your security posture

  • Monitor Amazon CloudWatch Security Logs for failed SSH attempts
  • Secure API Gateway Endpoints with Custom Authorizers
  • Detecting Malicious Web Requests With AWS Web Application Firewall
  • Storing and Rotating RDS Credentials in Secrets Manager
  • Migrating Hard-coded Secrets in AWS Lambda to AWS Secrets Manager

All 11 AWS Certification LPs 

Here they all are. Jump in and train with the best instructors and get AWS certified.

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional
  • AWS Certified Database – Specialty
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty
  • AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty
  • AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty
  • AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty

Free Content Opened Up For re:Invent

Can’t get enough free AWS training content?

Check out all of our unlocked content for re:Invent.

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