The jump from Associate level to Professional is significant. In my experience, the questions are much more involved and look more like story problems.
The practice exams give you a hint of this, but until you sit for the exam it's not quite the same. Some tips around making that jump:
When it comes to making the jump, more time in the services certainly helps but only to an extent because how often are you going to use the hybrid solutions? Not very often.
Therefore, my suggestion is to really study the various services you don't know at all. Understand the use case for those services, the pricing of them and the limitations they have.
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