Education Paths to the Cloud Solution Architect Role

In previous chapters, we described the role of the Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) and the responsibilities that come with the role. In this chapter, we will explore educational options in depth to understand what career paths are available to qualify for the role of CSA. By the end of this chapter, the education paths to become a CSA will be clear and the options for certification paths will be examined to provide clarity regarding the multiple paths to successfully pursue the career of a CSA.

The role of a CSA is an important one in today’s technology-driven world. It requires a deep understanding of cloud computing concepts, architectures, and services, as well as effective communication, ...

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