How to Become a Cloud Engineer - A Step-By-Step Roadmap

In this video, I will show you the steps I would take to become a Cloud Engineer. So, If you're interested in becoming a Cloud Engineer, this roadmap is for you!

Cloud Engineering is one of the most in-demand and high-paying professions in the cloud computing space and will be for years to come as more and more businesses are replacing their infrastructure with cloud services.

By the end of this video, you will have a clear path to becoming a successful Cloud Engineer.

0:00 Intro
0:40 The Role
2:13 The Fundamentals
4:45 Selecting a Cloud Provider
6:15 Programming Knowledge
7:31 DevOps Principles & Tools
9:26 Hands-On Experience
12:59 Earning Certifications

Here are helpful resources and information mentioned in the video:

- General Cloud Computing
- Networking
- Operating systems
- Virtualization
- Security

Cloud Providers:
- AWS, Azure, or GCP

- Programming or scripting language
- Python or JavaScript/Typescript
- Git/GitHub/GitLab

- Infrastructure as Code
- Monitoring & Logging
- Collaboration & Communication

1. AWS
Categories: API, CloudTrail, SDK, Step Functions, CloudWatch, EC2, EKS, RDS, VPC, Architecture, Automation, CDK, CI/CD, Compute, Containers, Databases, DevOps, Docker, ECS Fargate
Categories: Containers, DevOps, IAC, and Serverless
2. Azure
Filter: Administrator, Database Administrator, Developer, DevOps Engineer, and Network Engineer
3. GCP

1. AWS
Start with 3 Associates, then the Professionals, then Specialties - Skip the Cloud Practitioner
2. Azure
Start with AZ-104 or AZ-204, then AZ-700 and AZ-500. Later AZ-305 and AZ-400
3. GCP
Start with ACE, then PCA, PCD, PCDOE, and other professionals.

To become a successful Cloud Engineer, you need to have a mindset focused on delivering scalable, reliable, and secure solutions.

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