Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides 3 kinds of certifications, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Developer and AWS Certified SysOps Administrator. Besides those, every certification has two levels: Associate and Professional. It’s important to know that having an Associate level certificate is required for attending the Professional level exam. The exam is intended for individuals who perform a Solutions Architect role and tests an examinee’s ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. The CD exam tests the level of understanding of a candidate regarding core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices. It also evaluates a candidate’s proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS.