Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

563 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 89

Topic # 152351 24-Sep-2014 08:24
Send private message

Have seen a few threads asking about it recently. Have also done it myself and well worth it;

See details here:

In conjunction with our training partner Bespoke Training Services, we are delighted to invite you to attend the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification Prep Workshop in Auckland on 9 October, 2014 from 1:30pm - 6:00pm.  Earning Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification validates your technical skills and expertise with the AWS platform, as well as contributes to your organisation¹s proficiency with AWS-based applications.  This workshop is designed to help you prepare for the AWS Certified Solution Architect ­ Associate exam.  It¹s intended for individuals who have completed the Architecting on AWS course. The AWS Certified Solutions Architect ­ Associate exam is intended for individuals with experience designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform.  Eligible candidates have one or more years of hands-on experience designing available, cost efficient, fault tolerant, and scalable distributed systems on AWS.  Candidates also have the ability to identify and define requirements for an AWS-based application, experience with deploying hybrid systems with on-premises and AWS components, and the capability to provide best practices for building secure and reliable applications on the AWS platform. In this workshop, our AWS Authorised Instructor will walk you through the exam blueprint, review concepts that will be tested in the exam, and answer your questions.  You will then have a chance to take an online practice exam to test your knowledge.  At the end of workshop, you will receive resource materials to help you study, including the Exam Guide, a practice exam voucher (valued at US$20), and a voucher to take AWS Certified Solutions Architect ­ Associate exam (valued at US$150). The workshop will cover: €    AWS Certification overview €    Review of AWS key concepts €    Next steps €    Practice exam €    Networking over pizza and beer AWS Certification Workshop Date: 9 October, 2014 Location: Auckland Cost: NZD $225 + GST

Create new topic
2504 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 932


  Reply # 1135245 24-Sep-2014 09:00
Send private message

It's actually quite tempting to go... anyone here doing the Auckland workshop?

Windows 7 x64 // i5-3570K // 16GB DDR3-1600 // GTX660Ti 2GB // Samsung 830 120GB SSD // OCZ Agility4 120GB SSD // Samsung U28D590D @ 3840x2160 & Asus PB278Q @ 2560x1440
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I w/Spark

13974 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2488


  Reply # 1135287 24-Sep-2014 08:58
Send private message

I'm going to the Wellington one, 7th Oct. If you're going to do it anyway the price is about the same as the cost of the exam and the practice test.

AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional, Sysop Administrator Associate, and Developer Associate
TOGAF certified enterprise architect
Professional photographer

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40

Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36

Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16

PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45

Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40

Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08

Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03

Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27

Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13

Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00

Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12

Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52 to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34

Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.