AWS Solutions Architect Professional Exam Expiring 3rd Feb


#1

Hello Whizlabs team,

As per the update on Amazon’s site, the current Solutions Architect Professional exam will expire on 3rd of Feb. They have published new exam guide with almost new domains.

I have bought the practice tests on Whizlabs already. Please let me know if you will be adding practice tests as per the new pattern?

This would be truly helpful. I always use Whizlabs for every AWS certification. Thanks for your help so far! Awaiting your response for this.

Kind Regards,
Nikhil


#2

Hi Nikhil,

We have started working on practice tests based on new exam guide. If you have already purchased Practice tests for Professional exam, you will be able to see new practice tests when we release them.

Regards,
Pavan


#3

Thanks Pavan for the quick response!

I will be waiting for the new questions.

Kind Regards,
Nikhil


#4

I recently bought the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide, Associate Exam. Page 1 says copyright 2017. Anyone know if the assoc exam is changing too?


#5

AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam may not change for now as its been changed 6 months ago. Professional however was long overdue to change because of all the new updates, Exam was lagging behind. Its good that AWS is changing Professional exam from Feb 2019.


#6

Hi Pavan,

What is ETA for your release of updated SAP exam questions?

Regards,
Vlad.


#7

Hi zukzuka,

We will announce the dates shortly. Work In Progress.


#8

Hi Pavan,

Appreciate your responses so far to the querries.

I would like to take up the Aws SA professional exam as early as possible for one of the client needs. Can you help me with tentative month or timeline when you are targeting them?

Kind Regards,
Nikhil


#10

We are working on it. We will announce the dates shortly.


#11

Hi Pavan, any update on the new questions?


#12

Hi Pavan,

Any update on this? Will it be completed next month? Please advise, thanks.


#13

Not 100% sure, but it seems that some of the exams have been updated?

I’m doing the recertification exam in 28th of February and I am planning to do the second round to all of the exams in Whizlabs and it seems a bit different than the previous one.

@Pavan could you confirm?

Thanks.


#14

Hi Gribas,

Yes. The practice tests have been updated. Around 60-70 new questions are also added.

Please do let us know if you find any topics missing from practice test questions. We will surely look into it and add new questions.


#15

The practice tests have been updated. Around 60-70 new questions are also added. We will also be adding more in the future.

Please do let us know if you find any topics missing from practice test questions. We will surely look into it and add new questions.


#16

thank you Pavan, I’m planning to take the exam next month for a job requirement. Happy to know that these are updated


#17

Hi @gribas,

Can you please share feedback after you take the exam tomorrow? I am also planning to write my exam next month so I want to verify the latest updates done by Pavan. This will help me so much in my preparation

Thank you


#18

Hi @mukul,

My appointment is for the recertification exam, it’s not the newest one. (40 questions in 80 min), so as I understood there aren’t newer questions in my exam.

Anyway I will post my experience here.

Regards.


#19

thank you @gribas, any new info about the AWS SA Pro exam, even with the recertification exam, would be beneficial for me. looking forward in reading your feedback


#20

I took the AWS Solutions Architect Professional exam today and I will says the practice test or exam on Whizlab was not useful at all. Not even a single questions came from the practice exam on Whizlab. I will advise you guys to carry out a total complete change of the practice test you guys make people to purchase, as it not relevant in anyway whatsoever. Just to say that I failed the exam. Even training on acloud.guru and Linux academy was not helpful in anyway whatsoever. I will encourage anyone planning to write the exam any time soon to go learn topics such as;. Also I will encourage anyone to probably wait till end of March to get familiar with this new topics and exam questions

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