First Contact!

Cloud Certification
The only constant is... change! So... yesterday, I published My Cloud Certification Journey detailing my (ambitious) plan for obtaining the AWS and Azure Solutions Architect certifications. In a rare, but prescient moment, I included the following quote: No plan survives first contact (with the enemy) Well, less than 24 hours later, plans have changed! I happened to come across this blog post today: Updates to Several Azure and Data & AI Certifications are Coming Soon In the post, the author discusses how Microsoft is reviewing some of the certification exams to ensure the skills being tested are more closely aligned to their respective roles. In other words, test for the skills a role should have and don't necessarily test for the skills that the role does not have. With this…
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My Cloud Certification Journey

My Cloud Certification Journey

Cloud Certification
Clouds on the Horizon While I have been using various aspects of Microsoft Azure for years now, I have not taken the time to go deep into some (many) of the services that Azure offers. For many years now, I have spent most of my time focusing on the Microsoft technology stack. Given that, spending time in Azure has made a lot of sense. We have made some decisions recently within the organization that I work for to start making use of Salesforce. If you are not familiar with Salesforce, just know that it provides a lot of capabilities using a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. It is a cloud platform in its own right. As part of this, we are also, for the first time, seriously digging into the capabilities of…
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