Explore the newest Learning Paths, Courses, and Hands-on Labs on Cloud Academy in September. Learning Paths and Courses Certified Big Data Specialty on AWS Solving problems and identifying opportunities starts with data. The ability to collect, store, retrieve, and analyze data meaningfully is essential for every business. This learning path is a great way to..
In building an enterprise culture of cloud, DevOps skills complement the enterprise’s need to automate development, testing, deployment, and operations processes for their public cloud deployments. In this latest post in our Women in Tech series, we’ll be talking to Zamira Jaupaj, a DevOps Engineer at Azatec Consulting in Milan about the benefits of DevOps,..
What is a Chatbot? A chatbot is a conversational interface that can be used to interact with a product or service. While the term is well known in tech circles, to the outside world, chatbots are still a bit of a novelty. Recently, they’ve become increasingly popular thanks to advancements in natural language processing technology that..
In this Q&A, I had the chance to sit down with Cloud Academy’s Content Lead for AWS, Andrew Larkin. Andrew has created many of our AWS learning paths, courses, and hands-on labs, including some of our newest certification learning paths for AWS specialty certifications in networking and big data. Today, we’ll be talking about the..
The announcement that Mesosphere is going to incorporate Kubernetes into DC/OS has generated a fair amount of buzz in the industry, with the consensus landing largely on the side that this is a sign that Mesosphere is ceding to Google’s open source software. I have a different perspective – namely, that this move is a..
AWS security best practices begin with the AWS Shared Responsibility Model that dictates which security controls are AWS’s responsibility and which are yours. Updated: September 2017 – Inclusion of additional models Over my next several posts, I’ll be discussing AWS security best practices from different perspectives and covering different AWS services. The overall goal is to..
It’s all about Amazon Web Services databases in our second episode of Inside the Cloud! In case you missed the announcement earlier this month, Inside the Cloud is our new video series that helps you stay on top of the latest news from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and more. In August, AWS..
Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) is one of the key architecture components for many applications inside the AWS cloud. In addition to auto scaling, it enables and simplifies one of the most important tasks of our application’s architecture: scaling up and down with high availability. Elastic Load Balancing automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple applications, microservices,..
The User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP) conference brings together a wide community of researchers and experts working on systems that adapt to users, model their profiles, and eventually personalize their experiences. The 25th annual conference was held this July in Bratislava, Slovakia. As Head of Technology here at Cloud Academy, I’m especially interested in systems that can..
Some of the questions by journalists about encryption prove they don’t get it. Politicians don’t seem to get it either (most of them). In fact, outside technology, there are some ridiculous notions of what encryption means. Over and over again, the same rubbish around encryption gets regurgitated as either a political point (and makes a good soundbite)..