Security is still one of the first questions companies have when it comes to the cloud. Ahead of re:Invent 2017, AWS has already announced new encryption and security features for its Simple Storage Service (S3) and a new service, AWS PrivateLink, for keeping traffic secure between AWS services and VPC Endpoints. Naturally, you’ll want to know..
Docker containers are known for bringing a level of ease and portability to the process of developing and deploying applications. Where developers have embraced them for development and testing, enterprise DevOps professionals consider container technologies like Docker to be a strategic path toward faster time to production and cloud-native applications. Now is a great..
By now you’re familiar with the agenda: five days, more than 1,110 sessions across 40 tracks spread over five venues on the Las Vegas strip. As the industry’s largest cloud computing event, AWS re:Invent 2017 isn’t just for learning what’s new with Amazon Web Services. It’s also a great opportunity to see how businesses like..
Any business website depends on optimal performance and availability 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Ensuring high performance to handle any kind of traffic — and especially spiky and high-volume traffic — can be a challenge if you aren’t using the right approach for managing requests. Amazon Web Services recently expanded its load..
Building on public clouds often means finding the best solution to a business problem. Understanding how to evaluate requirements, consider options and recommend the right approach comes with experience. Cloud Academy’s scenario-based learning paths give you and your team exposure to how experts tackle real-world challenges and the opportunity to hone those skills yourselves. Scenarios..
Whether the destination is a private, public, or hybrid cloud, it’s clear that companies are continuing to migrate their workloads and applications to the cloud. The latest RightScale report shows that 95% of the respondents for its 2017 State of the Cloud survey are currently using or experimenting with cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS)…
71% of IT decision-makers believe that a lack of cloud expertise in their organizations has resulted in lost revenue.1 That’s why building a culture of cloud—and the common language and skills to support cloud-first—is so important for companies who want to stay ahead of the transformation curve. We’ll be talking about the skills your team..
At Cloud Academy, we’re obsessed with creating value for the organizations who trust us as the single source for the learning, practice, and collaboration that enables a culture of cloud. Today, we’re excited to announce the general availability of several new features in our Content Library and user Dashboard, including a new skill assessment capability,..
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is an important way to make your projects “go cloud.” However, many real-world projects don’t fit so neatly into one category. When it comes to projects that require flexible scenarios and come with lots of specific requirements, I’ve found Azure Virtual Machines to be a good choice for deployment. In this post,..
Our third episode of Inside the Cloud is all about Microsoft Azure. In this episode, we’ll be focusing on the host of new services and updates on Azure Security, Migration, and Storage recently announced on Microsoft Azure following its annual Ignite conference, held last month in Orlando. Microsoft Azure’s hybrid cloud platform continues to be a strong..