This month our team of expert certification specialists released 12 new or updated learning paths, 15 courses, 25 hands-on labs, and four lab challenges!
New content on Cloud Academy
You can always visit our Content Roadmap to see what’s just released as well as what’s coming soon. January’s new content fell into these categories:

Google Cloud
Microsoft Azure
Big Data & AI

COURSE: Configuring Operational Parameters for AWS Databases
This course explores how to configure operational parameters for AWS Databases.
COURSE: Protecting your Databases through Encryption
This course looks at the different encryption mechanisms that can be utilized across different AWS Database services, thereby enhancing the security posture and protection of your data. We’ll take a look at encryption in Amazon RDS, DynamoDB, and ElastiCache.
COURSE: Building Amazon CloudWatch Dashboards
This course is geared toward helping you understand the value of building your own dashboards within CloudWatch, to give you unparalleled visibility into your architecture and dedicated systems.
COURSE: Using AWS Trusted Advisor to Follow and Implement Best Practices
This course looks at how to use AWS Trusted Advisor to implement some best practices and recommendations across your AWS environment within your organization.
LAB CHALLENGE: Amazon SNS Image Resizing Challenge
Put your Amazon SNS, AWS Lambda, and Amazon S3 skills to test in this challenge as you are tasked with creating an image resizing solution.
HANDS-ON LAB: AWS Lambda Functions Playground
Explore AWS Lambda functions in this hands-on playground lab.
LAB CHALLENGE: Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Challenge
Put your Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) skills to the test in this hands-on lab challenge.
LEARNING PATH: Exam Prep: Acing the AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification
This learning path consists of five different webinars which have been carefully designed to help prepare you for any last-minute study sessions and answer some of the common questions you may have prior to taking your exam.
LEARNING PATH: UPDATE: Solutions Architect – Professional Certification

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