Memo of AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01)

Memo of AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01)

Takahiro Iwasa
(岩佐 孝浩)
Takahiro Iwasa (岩佐 孝浩)
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AWS Certification

I have successfully passed AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) exam. I will be sharing some tips on how to obtain this certification.

AWS Skill before Taking Exam

I have already passed the following exams and have been using AWS for years in my daily work.

DateExam
Mar. 2017Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C00)
Dec. 2019Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP-C01)

Preparation

I began learning just after passing Solutions Architect - Professional, and made a plan to take the exam in January 2020.

Taking Exam

I took the exam on January 5th and successfully passed with a score of 881 out of 1,000.

Reference Materials

Blog

Jayendra’s Blog

This was an excellent resource for understanding the exam topics. The content is well-organized, and I recommend following this guide from start to finish on your learning path.

AWS Official Documentation

Practice Tests

Udemy - AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional Practice Exams

The in-depth explanations were useful and I could practice time management in Udemy platform.

Conclusion

The exam includes a lot of questions about CloudFormation, OpsWorks, Elastic Beanstalk, and Code Series. I found the deployment strategies, such as Blue/Green and rolling updates with AWS services, to be particularly interesting.

Takahiro Iwasa
(岩佐 孝浩)

Takahiro Iwasa (岩佐 孝浩)

Software Developer at iret, Inc.
Architecting and developing cloud native applications mainly with AWS. Japan AWS Top Engineers 2020-2023