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Data-Driven Cloud Skills Development For Your Enterprise?

Data-driven cloud skills development is becoming critical for any enterprise today.

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April 28, 2018

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3 Steps Serious Companies Are Taking to Fill the Tech Skills Gap

It’s no secret that the market for hiring technology talent is competitive and the pool of qualified candidates is limited.

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April 25, 2018

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Cloud Academy Announces General Availability of Training Plans for Data-Driven Cloud Skills Development

CIOs and technical managers use Training Plans to define target skillsets, assess competence, and assign training materials for cloud transformation, certification, and onboarding.

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April 10, 2018

Recent Blog Posts

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— May 6, 2021

Cloud Migration Series (Step 2 of 5): Start Planning

This is part 2 of a 5-part series on best practices for enterprise cloud migration. Released weekly from the end of April to the end of May 2021, each article will cover a new phase of a business’s transition to the cloud, what to be on the lookout for, and how to ensure the journey is ...

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  • Cloud Adoption
  • Cloud Migration
  • Cloud Strategy
  • Cloud Transformation
Ben Keylor
Ben Keylor
— April 29, 2021

Cloud Migration Series (Step 1 of 5): Define Your Strategy

This is part 1 of a 5-part series on best practices for enterprise cloud migration. Released weekly from the end of April to the end of May 2021, each article will cover a new phase of a business’s transition to the cloud, what to be on the lookout for, and how to ensure the journey is ...

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  • Cloud Adoption
  • Cloud Migration
  • Cloud Strategy
  • Cloud Transformation
Giuliano Sofi
Giuliano Sofi
— April 16, 2021

Data Engineering & Business Intelligence – An Exciting Quest

I can clearly remember that moment when our VP of Engineering came to me saying, “Our data and reporting are a mess.” At that moment, we admitted that we had to improve how we manage and organize data and, even more importantly, how we provide it to our customers. You know, when a c...

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  • dbt
  • ELT
  • ETL
  • Prefect
  • RedShift
  • ThoughtSpot
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— April 14, 2021

AWS Machine Learning Labs and Certification Preparation

Are you trying to dig deep into AWS Machine Learning but don't know where to start? Let's talk about how you can do that with Cloud Academy. Cloud technology democratizes so many things, not the least of which is the opportunity to experiment and learn. Take Machine Learning (ML), fo...

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  • Amazon Machine Learning
  • Hands-on Labs
  • Machine Learning
  • ML
Amanda Cross
Amanda Cross
— April 9, 2021

New Content: Platforms, Programming, and DevOps – Something for Everyone

This month our team of expert certification specialists released three new or updated learning paths, 16 courses, 13 hands-on labs, and four lab challenges! New content on Cloud Academy You can always visit our Content Roadmap to see what’s just released as well as what’s coming soon....

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  • alibaba
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • DevOps
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • programming
  • Security
Jonathan Lewey
Jonathan Lewey
— April 6, 2021

Micro-Blog 3 of 3 – Read These Before You Take the CKA: The Cloud Is Just Someone Else’s Computer

Microblog #3: The Cloud Is Just Someone Else's Computer Welcome back! This tip is more of a strong recommendation than anything else.  Since the CKA and CKAD focus so strongly on your ability to prove that you can administer, or develop in a cluster, I wanted to take the time...

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  • CKA
  • tips
Ben Keylor
Ben Keylor
— April 1, 2021

Cloud Academy Ranks Highly Across G2 Spring 2021 Reports

After a strong showing in last quarter’s Winter 2021 Reports, customers have once again nominated Cloud Academy for numerous accolades. The results of G2’s Spring 2021 reports rank our educational technology platform among leaders and high performers across four categories and nearly th...

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  • g2
  • reviews
Luca Casartelli
Luca Casartelli
— March 31, 2021

Mastering AWS Organizations Service Control Policies

Service Control Policies (SCPs) are IAM-like policies to manage permissions in AWS Organizations. SCPs restrict the actions allowed for accounts within the organization making each one of them compliant with your guidelines. SCPs are not meant to grant permissions; you should consider ...

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  • AWS
  • Organizations
  • SCP
Jonathan Lewey
Jonathan Lewey
— March 30, 2021

Micro-Blog 2 of 3 – Read These Before You Take the CKA: Hack. Time.

Microblog #2: HACK. TIME. Welcome back to the micro-series on preparing for the CKA exam. This series is going to equip you with several tips and tricks that will help you navigate the exam and its common pitfalls so you save time and get to answering questions. Let’s kick off this ...

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  • CKA
  • hacks
Mattias Santoro
Mattias Santoro
— March 26, 2021

GraphQL/Graphene: How to Solve the N+1 Problem With DataLoaders

One of the common problems dealing with RESTful APIs is to choose where and how to aggregate resource data coming from different endpoints, even different services. Let's say we have two endpoints on a service that manages surveys: One endpoint exposes a resource called SurveyInfo ...

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  • api
  • graphql
Jonathan Lewey
Jonathan Lewey
— March 24, 2021

Micro-Blog 1 of 3 – Read These Before You Take the CKA: Becoming the Bookworm

Microblog #1: Become the Bookworm I know what you’re thinking, read a Kubernetes book blah blah blah. Actually no, but you will be reading something. This tip is all about breaking down the exam’s content to a molecular level and bookmarking the documentation that pertains to that co...

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  • CKA
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— March 22, 2021

All About Cloud Academy’s Free Tech Skills Bootcamp

Free Week is here! You may or may not know that we've opened up Cloud Academy to all users before. Our Free Week gives you tons of access to hands-on labs, courses, exams, and everything else we create — so you can get focused learning in a short amount of time. What's new this time? ...

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  • bootcamp
  • Certifications
  • Free Content