Cloud infrastructure is a $100 billion industry and AWS is the market leader. Adding AWS skills to your repertoire and certifications to your resumé can make you more competitive and boost your earning power, but where do you start? There are over 200 AWS products and services! How do you start chipping away at this complex elephant, but do it in a way that's practical? In this talk, you'll learn the key concepts of cloud computing, the best services to start learning as a developer like EC2 and S3, what the certification path looks like, and where to go for help. We'll also cover tricky areas to watch out for like billing and Identity and Access Management (IAM). By the end, you'll have a clear path forward to leveling up your skills and career using AWS!