Published Articles

From physical magazines to digital content, Web Age actively contributes expert analysis to the IT industry. We’ve even recently started a couple of online journals that have had tremendous success.

  • The Perfect, Rocky Marriage of SOA and Master Data Management (IT Business Edge, February 2009)
  • Which Came First, the SOA or the Data Model – Part 1 (SOA Best Practices Digest, February 2009)
  • Which Came First, the SOA or the Data Model – Part 2 (SOA Best Practices Digest, February 2009)
  • 10 Steps to Successful Cloud Adoption (Cloud Computing Journal, February 2009)
  • Growing the SOA Garden (, May 2008)
  • SOA Governance: Start Small and Build Incrementally (, March 2008)
  • WSRP Really Works! (, March 2008)
  • Enterprise SOA the Apache Way (, March 2007)
  • Testing…1…2…3…Testing : A review of SOAtest 5.0 (SOA World Magazine, April 2007)
  • Secure, Reliable Web Services with Apache (, May 2007)
  • Securing Web Services with WebLogic Server 9.2 (, June 2007)
  • Data Sources as Web Services (, October 2007)

About the Exam

The AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty exam includes multiple choice, multiple answer questions. You will have almost three hours to complete the exam. Exams are administered at PSI centers.


  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or a current Associate-level certification
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
    • AWS Certified Developer – Associate
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
  • Minimum five years hands-on experience architecting and implementing network solutions
  • Advanced knowledge of AWS networking concepts and technologies

Next Steps

To help prepare for this exam, it’s recommended that you take hands-on training, have real-world experience and study network-focused whitepapers and documentation.


Recertification is required every two years for all AWS Certifications. AWS will send you an email notification about six months before your certification credential is set to expire. Read more about AWS recertification here.