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Daniel Ives

Daniel Ives

Head of Learning - Cloud

Daniel joined QA in 2006, having previously worked first as a developer and then a trainer on the Microsoft stack. He is an Authorized Amazon Instructor Champion and holds all 11 of the current AWS certifications. As a Principal Technologist, Daniel focuses on creating and delivering courses about cloud services, service-oriented architectures, software development, DevOps and data engineering. Daniel also delivers our Google Cloud Platform courses, and holds 2 GCP certifications (Data Engineering Professional and Architect Professional). Other areas of expertise include; C#, .NET and agile development. His areas of interest include all of the above, plus Microsoft Azure, Python, sailing, skiing and cycling, although not necessarily in that order or at the same time.

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The "new" AWS Certified Developer Associate exam

AWS have added Pearson Vue as a certification provider and to celebrate, our Principal Technologist for AWS, Daniel Ives, decided to finally get around to taking the "new" version of the AWS Certified Developer - Associate exam (which was released in June 2018 and became the only bookable version in November). He tells us about the experience in his latest blog. Read the full article

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AWS re:Invent 2018 - What happened in Vegas this time?!

QA's AWS Principal Technologist, Daniel Ives, summarises his experiences at AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas. Read the full article

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AWS re:Invent 2018 - Machine Learning Specialty

QA's AWS Principal Technologist, Dan Ives, is at AWS re:Invent 2018, the biggest AWS conference of the calendar year. As someone who holds all nine current AWS certifications, Dan had high hopes for the release of a new exam at this year's event and was not disappointed. In this blog Dan discusses AWS's latest release – Machine Learning Specialty Beta. Read the full article

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AWS re:Invent 2017 - What happens in Vegas...doesn't necessarily stay in Vegas

QA's AWS Principal Technologist, Daniel Ives, summarises his experiences at AWS re:Invent 2017 in Las Vegas. Read the full article

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AWS re:Invent 2017 - AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam

QA's AWS Principal Technologist, Daniel Ives, is at AWS re:Invent 2017 in Las Vegas. He shares his impressions of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam. Read the full article

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The Advanced Networking on AWS Exam, now Proctored by PSI

QA's AWS Principal Technologist recently passed the Advanced Networking on AWS Exam and joins the elite group of people who hold all seven AWS certifications. He shares his views on exam. Read the full article

Google Cloud Training: Data Engineering

Dude, where's my Data?

QA's Principal Technologist gives his experience of the Google Data Engineering course. Read the full article

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A first look at the new Migrating to AWS course

QA's AWS Principal Technologist, Daniel Ives gives an overview of the latest AWS course. Read the full article

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The benefits of the cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

If you read the tech press, you would think absolutely everybody was moving to the cloud. But is that just hype, or is it really true? And if it's true, what benefits are they getting from it? Read the full article

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Converting CloudFormation JSON templates into YAML

People keep asking me why I'm so excited about YAML in CloudFormation. The simple answer is that it's easier for humans to read, and you can put comments in more easily. Read the full article

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