Which is good to learn, AWS or DevOps? Which has a great future?

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I have completed my education as a software engineer. I have 2 years of IT experience as a developer, I want to uplift my career, so I found my interest in AWS and DevOps. But I am confused, which one should I choose?

Can anyone help me which one would be the right career path?
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Well Let us First see what is AWS -

  • AWS is a platform which offers various services to help customers concentrate only on their application(product), while managing software and other entities required to run your application is all done by AWS.
  • All you have to do is Create an AWS account, select the services, configure them to create an infrastructure and deploy your application

To know more about AWS have a look at this link: https://youtu.be/i5SoCF-4beI

  • DevOps is the one which builds a bridge between the development and operation teams for faster release of products to market.
  • It makes use of set of tools like jenkins, Nagios, puppet, chef, Ansible and many more to support its lifecycle of commit, Build, deploy pipeline.
  • All you have to do is integrate these tools, deploy your application via pipeline

To know more about DevOps have a look at this link: https://youtu.be/GJQ36pIYbic

  • Both these terminologies are used for quicker development of product along with ease and proper management. So I would suggest you to learn both and become a AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
  • So let me Introduce you to AWS DevOps concept-
  • In Traditional DevOps you have to configure set of tools which is a long process, moreover many companies are migrating their business to cloud for quick deployment, vast and secure storage.

So to allow people to follow even DevOps strategy on cloud Amazon introduced DevOps on AWS.

  • For this AWS do offer set of Developer tools like -

  • These tools help you to perform same functionalities which are done via traditional DevOps method.
  • In this case for monitoring and tracking the performance of the product you don’t need to make use of external tools like nagios, datadog or any other, instead of them you can just enable services like CloudWatch and CloudTrail

Benefits of clubbing AWS and DevOps-

  • They together help in bringing products to market faster through faster access to development environments and streamlined developer processes
  • Automation and Infrastructure as code reduce cloud complexity and system maintenance
  • They increase security with automated, repeatable processes that serve to eliminate fat-finger error and even more importantly, build security controls from the very beginning
  • Eliminate downtime through cloud-based continuous operations

Moreover clubbing DevOps and AWS is like, “If you can get both under same shelter then why to get them separately.”

To know more about DevOps on AWS have a look at this link: https://youtu.be/LC-KPdkVZ4I

If you are interested in becoming a AWS certified DevOps Engineer then you can take up the exam offered by AWS: 

I hope this helps you !

Happy leaning :)

answered May 31 by ArchanaNagur
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