With the average cost of downtime estimated at $8,850 per minute, businesses can’t afford to risk system failure. Full access to services and data anytime, anywhere is one of the main benefits of cloud computing. By design, many of the core services with the public cloud and its underlying infrastructure are replicated across different geographic..
Some of 2017’s largest data breaches involved unprotected Amazon Simple Storage (S3) buckets that left millions of customer data records exposed to the public. The problem wasn’t the technology, but administrators who improperly configured the security settings. For cloud teams in charge of security, understanding the configurations and options available for securing data in the..
Securing your data and applications in the cloud has never been more important. The headlines are a constant reminder of the disruptive (or calamitous) impact on a business in the wake of a breach. Many of 2017’s most high-profile breaches were a reminder of the vulnerabilities that can come from both inside and outside your..
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 driving your decision. For companies considering their first cloud migration, there are..
The State of Cloud Security Companies in every industry are eager to leverage the benefits of the cloud and leave data center management and legacy technologies behind. As cost optimization and increased scale drive cloud adoption from the inside, the need to stay competitive to keep pace with market changes drives it from the outside…
For teams training complex machine learning models, time and cost are important considerations. In the cloud, different instance types can be employed to reduce the time required to process data and train models. Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) offer a lot of advantages over CPUs when it comes to quickly processing large amounts of data typical..
A 2017 RightScale survey* reported that 85% of enterprises have embraced a multi-cloud strategy. However, depending on whom you ask, multi-cloud is either an essential enterprise strategy or a nonsense buzzword. Part of the reason for such opposing views is that we lack a complete definition of multi-cloud. What is multi-cloud? There is little controversy..
At Cloud Academy, we want to make learning on the go as easy as possible. In our newest update, we are further unifying the user experience between web and mobile. Today, with an overall faster app launch speed and our new content library for iOS and Android, you’ll be able to get to the content..
LEARNING PATHS Introduction to Kubernetes Kubernetes allows you to deploy and manage containers at scale. Created by Google, and now supported by Azure, AWS, and Docker, Kubernetes is the container orchestration platform of choice for many deployments. For teams deploying containerized applications, this learning path will serve as introduction to the Kubernetes ecosystem and a..
The cloud is forever changing how we look at IT. Over the past years, we’ve had a front seat view of how the cloud has evolved and how large companies and industries are changing practices internally toward a response that looks more and more like the innovation leaders have read about (and that some, mostly..