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I’m planning on getting the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate cert. Is there any point to getting the AWS Cloud Practitioner cert as well or is that just paying $100 for no reason?

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As a stepping stone to architect it is good practice to get you familiar with the expectations and format of the certification exams. Since they no longer mandate it, there’s no value-add reason to get it on top of architect.

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If you can pass architect, no point imo. Save that money for the security cert or something similar

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