AWS EKS Deep Dive  –  Part 1  -  Six components of effective Cloud-Native platform

Amazon EKS Deep Dive is a series of blogposts that will describe and provide hands-on examples of the essential parts required to create an EKS cluster and manage your container environment successfully. Kubernetes + AWS = Love EKS Over the past few years, Kubernetes has made a revolution in application development and become a standardContinue reading “AWS EKS Deep Dive  –  Part 1  -  Six components of effective Cloud-Native platform”

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation exam – explained in detail

Over the last few years, Ansible has rapidly become one of the most popular IT automation tools in the world. We’ve seen the open source community expand from the launch of the project in 2012 to over 1200 individual contributors nowadays. This article describes the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation exam; it alsoContinue reading “Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation exam – explained in detail”

Certified Jenkins Engineer Exam: Hot or Not?

This September, I became a Certified Jenkins Engineer. To help you decide if this certification is for you, let me walk through what I did. What is it? Jenkins is the leading open source automation server that provides hundreds of plugins to support building, deploying and automating any project. It’s very easy to install and itContinue reading “Certified Jenkins Engineer Exam: Hot or Not?”

CKA vs CKAD - Which Exam Should You Take?

After passing both the Certified Kubernetes Administrator and the Application Developer exams, I started receiving a lot of questions about which one is better to take. This post will answer this frequently asked question by highlighting similarities and differences between the two. Also, as a bonus, I’ll share some tips that may help to increaseContinue reading “CKA vs CKAD - Which Exam Should You Take?”

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Beta 2019 — My Impressions

This Monday, November 4th the brand-new version of the “AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Associate” exam was released. Because my AWS certification expires next June, I decided to take advantage of the beta offering, refresh my knowledge, and challenge myself with a new version of the exam. While waiting for the exam results (for betaContinue reading “AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Beta 2019 — My Impressions”

AWS Certified Database Specialty - exam guide

Once you stop learning, you start dying; this is a quote that I live by. I continue to challenge myself by taking various IT certification exams. Today, it’s time for a brand-new AWS Certified Database — Specialty exam. Below, you will find a summary of my experience and, as usual, some preparation materials, tips, and tricks. WhatContinue reading “AWS Certified Database Specialty - exam guide”