As we mentioned in an earlier post, the old AWS slogan, “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. Really, cloud has been the new normal for a while now and getting credentials has become an increasingly effective way to quickly showcase your abilities to recruiters and companies.
With all that in mind, the specific question we’ll be trying to answer in this blog is: “Which certifications should I get?” You have only a set amount of time to spend on studying and professional development, and we’re going to help focus on the most important certifications in the cloud space.
To answer the question, it’s good to remind yourself about the general state of the cloud – let’s recall that its components and services are in everything from mobile computing to IoT and email campaigns. At the same time, there is still a large skills gap when it comes to finding the right competencies in the workforce. As companies embrace a hybrid or multi-cloud environment, there is a growing demand for fluency across a variety of platforms.
If you are a professional who wants to add cloud experience to your resume or if you’re just starting out, you may be wondering: Which certifications should I get? In this post, we’ll look at some of the most popular certifications across the three major platforms: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform, as well as other certifications for Kubernetes, Security, etc.
Which certifications should I get? The major platforms
So, which certifications should you get? The answer depends on a range of factors, from your background and experience to the sector you’re working in (or plan to work in), and your long-term goals.
While many companies have already committed to a platform, there is an increasing trend for a multi-platform approach. In the beginning of your training, choosing a platform

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