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Planning for Microsoft Ignite 2018 Sessions: What Not to Miss

September 20, 2018

Cloud Academy is proud to be a sponsor of the Microsoft Ignite Conference to be held September 24 - 28 in Orlando, Florida. This is Microsoft’s big...

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  • Azure

How to Optimize Cloud Costs with Spot Instances: New on Cloud Academy

September 18, 2018

One of the main promises of cloud computing is access to nearly endless capacity. However, it doesn’t come cheap. With the introduction of Spot Ins...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud

Media and Entertainment Success Story: Turner & Cloud Academy

September 18, 2018

In our work with organizations across numerous industries, we’ve learned that the push towards cloud and digital transformation is nearly universal...

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  • Case Studies

What is the Technology Concept of Blockchain?

September 14, 2018

In 2017, blockchain emerged as a major technology trend, supporting the rise of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Beyond the exchange ...

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  • Blockchain

Preparing for the Kubernetes Certified Administrator Exam

September 12, 2018

In a production environment, speed, efficiency, and predictability are top priorities. Container technologies have truly changed the game by allowi...

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  • Kubernetes

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— September 5, 2018

The Benefits Of Cloud Containers

Before getting into a discussion on the benefits of cloud containers, it may be beneficial for some readers if we explain what cloud containers are, as they have developed into more than the latest “buzzword” and are changing the way in which many businesses deploy resources in the clou...

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  • Containers
— August 23, 2018

What are the Benefits of Machine Learning in the Cloud?

A Comparison of Machine Learning Services on AWS, Azure, and Google CloudArtificial intelligence and machine learning are steadily making their way into enterprise applications in areas such as customer support, fraud detection, and business intelligence. There is every reason to beli...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud
  • Machine Learning
— August 29, 2018

4 Reasons You Need to Include Business Stakeholders in Cloud Training

Digital transformation is changing how organizations in every industry approach their business strategy, serving as the foundation of their technology initiatives. Chief among this includes cloud adoption, which is not just a path to IT savings, but also increasingly where companies are...

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  • Cloud Adoption
  • Security
— September 6, 2018

Whitepaper: A New Paradigm for Cloud Training

By 2020, nearly two-thirds of all enterprise IT infrastructure and software spending will be on cloud-based offerings, led by the availability of cheaper storage, available processing power, and the emergence of new technologies in artificial intelligence and machine learning.The ne...

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  • Cloud Adoption
  • Skill Profiles
— September 20, 2018

Planning for Microsoft Ignite 2018 Sessions: What Not to Miss

Cloud Academy is proud to be a sponsor of the Microsoft Ignite Conference to be held September 24 - 28 in Orlando, Florida. This is Microsoft’s biggest event of the year and is a great way to stay up to date on how to get the most from Microsoft’s products. In this post, I’ll help you p...

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  • Azure
— August 17, 2018

How to Use 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.So you’ve been using AWS for awhile and finally feel comfortable clicking your way through all the services....

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  • AWS
— June 26, 2018

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to compute resources including 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 to do your homework first.Cloud ...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud
— March 13, 2018

Choosing the Right AWS Certification 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 the cloud.As the market leader and most mature pro...

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  • AWS
  • AWS certifications
— January 27, 2015

Building Ansible Playbooks Step-by-Step

Learn to build Ansible playbooks with our guide, one step at a timeIn our previous posts, we introduced Ansible fundamentals, and dove deeper into Ansible playbooks. Now let's learn to create an Ansible playbook step by step. Working with a playbook, we'll go from deploying a simple H...

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Albert Qian
— August 28, 2018

Introducing Assessment Cycles

Today, cloud technology platforms and best practices around them move faster than ever, resulting in a paradigm shift for how organizations onboard and train their employees. While assessing employee skills on an annual basis might have sufficed a decade ago, the reality is that organiz...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Product Feature
  • Skill Profiles
— December 27, 2017

AWS Security: Bastion Host, NAT instances and VPC Peering

Effective security requires close control over your data and resources. Bastion hosts, NAT instances, and VPC peering can help you secure your AWS infrastructure.Welcome to part four of my AWS Security overview. In part three, we looked at network security at the subnet level. This ti...

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  • AWS
Albert Qian
— August 14, 2018

What are the Best Practices for a Large-Scale Cloud Migration?

For organizations of any size, migrating to the cloud presents a challenge. Leaders have many decisions to make, including which applications to migrate and how to connect such activities to business use cases.Large-scale migrations are the specialty of David Turretini, Worldwide Lead...

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  • AWS Summits
  • Cloud Migration

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