How to pass the AWS Certified Developer Associate Exam

This is a quick rundown of the materials I have used to pass the AWS Certified Developer Associate exam with a score of 930/1000. Prep Materials Used Official AWS Certification webpage (Free) The official certificate webpage (link) is a good starting point to get a rough idea of what is required of you before you… Continue reading How to pass the AWS Certified Developer Associate Exam

Cloud Foundation Battle (AWS vs Azure)

2 of the biggest Cloud providers offer Cloud foundation training content and certification: Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) vs AWS Cloud Practitioner (CLF-01). How do they measure up? Disclaimer: Information is correct as of 26th December 2019. Certification requirements change very frequently. Certification Path For both Cloud providers, foundation certification is not a compulsory prerequisite for other… Continue reading Cloud Foundation Battle (AWS vs Azure)

Takeaways from STACK-X Meetup #3

“Meetup, seasoned engineers and architects from GovTech’s cloud computing teams will attempt to de-mistify the Government’s work on Cloud Templates and Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC), and take you through our experiences thus far in implementing IAC across different government agencies and services. “ Details from GovTech on their meetup page GovTech held their third iteration of their… Continue reading Takeaways from STACK-X Meetup #3

Why I started zhenkai.xyz

In a previous blog post, I wrote about how I learned to learn: Learning how to Learn Armed with a new-found perspective, I embarked on the learning journey once again, albeit with a different strategy. I started with the end-product in mind, and focused on absorbing information related to getting me there. Through my journey,… Continue reading Why I started zhenkai.xyz

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Learning how to Learn

I love to learn new stuff. But I have a problem. I often find myself immersed in learning something new with an intense focus. However, ultimately, the interest will start to wane after some time and I will move on to the next thing. Although I was a Network Engineer earlier on in my career,… Continue reading Learning how to Learn

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How to Pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam in 24 days

Getting AWS Solutions Architect Associate (CSAA) certified is a great first step into the huge world of Cloud Computing. Here’s how I did it in 24 days. (Passed on 12th July 2019 with a score of 924/1000) Day 0: The Strategy Prior to beginning my studies, I intended to develop a strategy to crush the… Continue reading How to Pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam in 24 days