On the Cloud Academy community, we love getting questions from our users. Security, the importance of certifications, and the how and why of cloud migration are just some of the topics that are top of mind with users when it comes to cloud computing. I recently had a chance to chat with Stuart Scott, a..
The ever-changing nature of cloud computing in Amazon Web Services makes having visibility of your resources invaluable. Not only will you need to understand which resources you have and how they’re performing, in some cases, you will also need to ensure that they are compliant with specific government or other regulatory controls. AWS CloudTrail and AWS..
If you are running distributed microservices on AWS and find it challenging to troubleshoot issues as they come up, you’ll definitely want to learn more about the AWS X-Ray service. Announced in preview at the AWS re:Invent conference in November 2016, AWS X-Ray is a new distributed tracing service. Updated at the AWS Global Summit San..
It’s a great time to be in the cloud computing industry. As established companies move toward cloud technologies, companies expand IT departments, and new companies form, IT professionals with cloud computing skills are in high demand. Computerworld’s 2017 salary survey showed that, compared to all IT professionals, those working in cloud computing were commanding the..
I’m happy to announce that we have just published 7 new AWS Hands-on Labs in the Cloud Academy content library! With these new additions, we now offer 60 hands-on labs in our catalog. Our AWS Hands-on Labs are one of our most important and appreciated products. With them, you can learn how to build real things on..
Your messaging application will need to interact with other applications and services to deliver and exchange information. Microsoft Azure allows us to send and receive messages through a simple queue. If an ordinary queue isn’t enough, a queue with a publish and subscribe mechanism could solve the problem. Otherwise, some applications on Azure need a connection..
Our AWS Summit sponsorship will bring us to Washington, D.C. this week for the AWS Public Sector Summit, held June 12-14 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. We’ll be in booth #565, where you can get a close-up look at the Cloud Academy platform, and you’ll have a chance to register for a free..
Every time I visit one of our enterprise customers, there is a question that, one way or the other, always comes up: “How can we align our management teams on our cloud strategy?” As the enterprise world increasingly migrates to the cloud and implements more cloud-based systems, alignment is often a challenge. Last month we..
Maybe you’ve heard all the buzz about serverless technology? It offers the promise of never again spending time on webserver configuration, meddling with permissions, just the pure joy of developing your web app and leaving all the heavy lifting to your cloud vendor. Pretty cool, eh? However, you’re not ready to forsake the blissful ergonomy..