Passed the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification today

Hello All,

I decided it was time to get some more certifications under my belt so I recently sat the AWS certified SysOps administrator associate exam today.

Obviously it helps that I work at AWS so I get exposure to the platform and services, but I found it was a really big help to study the courses available at Linuxacademy.com, there course for the exam was pretty comprehensive, and in addition to the course they also offered a practice exam which had many similar questions to the real exam, so it was great in helping me prepare.

I have also heard great things from the courses at https://acloud.guru however I have yet to actually use their courses yet so just putting it out there if you find it helpful.

Overall I got an 83% on the exam which I am happy with, immediately after you take the exam you find out if you passed or not, you also then shortly get an email afterward showing what % you got for each subsection of the test. For reference, my highest section was High Availability at 100%, and my lowest was Networking at 71%.

The test had 55 questions and you had 80 minutes to do the test, I only took about 40 minutes but I felt pretty well prepared. From what I understand, there is no set minimum amount needed to pass, however I think you should shoot for a 70% or higher to ensure a successful pass grade.

If any of you have questions about the test please feel free to reply to this post.

Oh no helicopter going down way to fast!

One thought on “Passed the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification today

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *