A new Cloud Developer learning path is available for professional IT Developers who would like to certify on IBM Cloud.

With this learning path, Developers can gain experience with cloud apps and stacks for large-scale, enterprise environments.

Experts from IBM Garage and IBM Global Services created approximately 40 to 50 hours of new digital learning for IBM Cloud Developers through the IBM Center for Cloud Training, including hands-on exercises.


Modules in the professional-level IBM Cloud Developer learning path include the following:

  1. Introduction to the IBM Cloud Developer Role
  2. Identifying the IBM Cloud Platform Compute Options
  3. Deploying Function as a Service and IBM Cloud Functions
  4. Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes
  5. Deploying Applications on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service
  6. Deploying an Application on Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
  7. Deploying Cloud Native Architectures and Applications
  8. Overview of Modern Integration Patterns Available
  9. Introduction to IBM Cloud Integration Services
  10. Leveraging the API Lifecycle with IBM Cloud
  11. Preparing for Cloud Native Security
  12. Introduction to IBM Cloud Identity and Access Management
  13. Introduction to Secure Key Management
  14. Introduction to Application Security
  15. Managing Security Visibility
  16. Introduction to IBM Cloud Object Storage
  17. Overview of the IBM Cloud Database Ecosystem
  18. Overview of IBM Db2 on Cloud
  19. Introduction to DevOps Capabilities
  20. Introduction to the IBM Cloud Continuous Delivery Toolchain
  21. Introduction to Watson API Services
  22. Introduction to Blockchain Services for Cloud
  23. Introduction to Watson Internet of Things (IoT)
  24. Introduction to Mobile Foundation
  25. Introduction to IBM Garage Services
  26. Using Auto-Scaling for Applications
  27. Introduction to Application Monitoring and Logging
  28. Introduction to IBM Cloud Paks

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Certification opportunity

This IBM Cloud Developer learning path provides exposure to technology and processes assessed by the professional-level IBM Cloud Developer v4 certification exam. To prepare for this certification exam, learners are encouraged to develop their skills by further exploring lab scenarios or working on IBM Cloud projects.

Learning subscription

This course is available as an annual learning subscription. The subscription model can be very advantageous. For example:

  • Learners can repeat modules as they transition from casual learning to project work, then again to prepare for the certification exam.
  • Learners can take advantage of new and updated course modules as they become available during the subscription period.

IBM Learning for Cloud Individual Subscription (Role-based) can be ordered from IBM Sellers, IBM Business Partners, the IBM Center for Cloud Training website, and IBM Product pages for USD $3,600.

Larger projects can buy pre-discounted packs of 75 role-based learning subscriptions for USD $150,000 that can be used to enroll in this, or any other, role-based learning path offered by the IBM Center for Cloud Training. Please contact your IBM Seller or IBM Business Partner for this Enterprise Subscription.

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