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Top 5 AWS Salary Report Findings

Patrick Navarro
Patrick Navarro
January 22, 2020

Jefferson Frank recently released the latest AWS Salary Survey Report at re:Invent, collated from months of extensive research into the AWS marketp...

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  • AWS
  • salary

Kubernetes: The Current and Future State of K8s in the Enterprise 

Samantha Kaylee
Samantha Kaylee
January 21, 2020

On July 21, 2015, Google Cloud announced a new application management technology named Kubernetes. It is not like a conventional inclusive Platform...

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  • enterprise
  • k8s
  • Kubernetes

8 Financial Benefits of Cloud Migration

Monica Rodriguez
Monica Rodriguez
January 16, 2020

Companies that have long migrated to the cloud many times have confirmed the effectiveness of this solution from a practical point of view. This gi...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Migration

Labs: Building Practical Cloud Skills at Scale

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
January 15, 2020

An interview with Giacomo Marinangeli and Logan Rakai, Product Managers for Hands-on Labs Time and time again, studies and customer feedback show ...

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Cloud Academy Training Tips

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Andrew Larkin
January 14, 2020

We know it’s tough to stay on track. That’s why we’re introducing Cloud Academy’s new training tips to help you stay motiva...

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  • training tips

How to Become a Cybersecurity Professional

Simran Arora
Simran Arora
January 9, 2020

Highly skilled cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, and now is the perfect time to get involved in this highly exciting and fascinating ...

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  • Cybersecurity
  • cybersecurity certifications

10 Reasons Digital Marketing Is More Successful With Cloud Computing 

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Riley Mathews
January 8, 2020

Cloud computing has the potential to enhance digital marketing strategies. We’ll cover the 10 reasons why cloud computing improves digital ma...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • digital marketing

New on Cloud Academy: Red Hat, Agile, OWASP Labs, Amazon SageMaker Lab, Linux Command Line Lab, SQL, Git Labs, Scrum Master, Azure Architects Lab, and Much More

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
January 6, 2020

Our Content Team really kicked it into overdrive with tons of new content this month. You’ll be amazed at the number of new learning paths, c...

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  • agile
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Linux
  • OWASP
  • programming
  • red hat
  • scrum

End-Of-Year Recap: Thank You for a Fantastic 2019

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
December 30, 2019

As we approach the last days of 2019, I wanted to reach out to thank you for being a Cloud Academy customer. When Giacomo and I started Cloudacadem...

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  • 2019 recap
  • New content
  • software features

Kubernetes: How is K8s Transforming Container Management?

Samantha Kaylee
Samantha Kaylee
December 27, 2019

Since the emergence of K8s or Kubernetes in the spotlight in 2014, it has been transforming container management by continuing to impact the way co...

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  • container orchestration
  • Containers
  • k8s
  • Kubernetes
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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery —  cloud-based or local — is up to you. But you’ll definitely want...

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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

The 11 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

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  • AWS
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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— November 13, 2019

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

What are microservices? Let's start our discussion by setting a foundation of what microservices are. Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). ...

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  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Microservices
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— June 18, 2019

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 11 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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  • AWS Certifications
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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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  • AWS
  • S3
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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn cloud computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the prerequisites to learning cloud computing. This was a question I was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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John Chell
— June 13, 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some clear benefits: Increases marketability to employers Provides solid credentials in a growing industry (with projected growth of as much as 70 percent in five years) Market anal...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the AWS CLI? | The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) is for managing your AWS services from a terminal session on your own client, allowing you to control and configure multiple AWS services and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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  • AWS CLI
  • Command line interface
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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
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Vineet Badola
— July 15, 2019

AWS AMI Virtualization Types: HVM vs PV (Paravirtual VS Hardware VM)

Amazon Machine Images (AWS AMI) offers two types of virtualization: Paravirtual (PV) and Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM). Each solution offers its own advantages. When we’re using AWS, it’s easy for someone — almost without thinking —  to choose which AMI flavor seems best when spinning...

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  • AWS
  • Hardware Virtual Machine
  • Paravirtual
  • Virtualization

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