Month: August 2018

4 Reasons You Need to Include Business Stakeholders in Cloud Training

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Cloud Academy Team
August 29, 2018

Digital transformation is changing how organizations in every industry approach their business strategy, serving as the foundation of their technol...

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  • Cloud Adoption
  • Security

Introducing Assessment Cycles

Albert Qian
Albert Qian
August 28, 2018

Today, cloud technology platforms and best practices around them move faster than ever, resulting in a paradigm shift for how organizations onboard...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Product Feature
  • Skill Profiles

When To Use A Multi-Cloud Strategy

CloudHealthTech
CloudHealthTech
August 24, 2018

There are both advantages and disadvantages of multi-cloud environments, and knowing when to use a multi-cloud strategy could depend on how minimiz...

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  • Cloud Migration

What are the Benefits of Machine Learning in the Cloud?

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Guy Hummel and Jeremy Cook
August 23, 2018

A Comparison of Machine Learning Services on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Artificial intelligence and machine learning are steadily making their w...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Machine Learning

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

Albert Qian
Albert Qian
August 14, 2018

For organizations of any size, migrating to the cloud presents a challenge. Leaders have many decisions to make, including which applications to mi...

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  • AWS Summits
  • Cloud Migration

Introducing Nudge for Training Plans

Albert Qian
Albert Qian
August 10, 2018

Back in April, we launched Training Plans as a way to provide organizations the opportunity to gain greater control over the training process and a...

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  • Product Feature

AWS Summit Chicago: New AWS Features Announced

Albert Qian
Albert Qian
August 9, 2018

Thousands of cloud practitioners descended on Chicago’s McCormick Place West last week to hear the latest updates around Amazon Web Services (AWS)....

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  • AWS
  • AWS Summits

From Monolith to Serverless – The Evolving Cloudscape of Compute

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Tyler Stearns
August 8, 2018

Containers can help fragment monoliths into logical, easier to use workloads. The AWS Summit New York was held on July 17 and Cloud Academy sponsor...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Summits
  • Containers
  • DevOps
  • Serverless

Four Tactics for Cultural Change in DevOps Adoption

Albert Qian
Albert Qian
August 6, 2018

Many organizations approach digital transformation and DevOps adoption with the belief that simply by selecting and using the right tools, they wil...

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  • DevOps

Build a Security Culture Within Your Organization

Aaron McKeown
Aaron McKeown
August 1, 2018

At this year’s AWS Summit Sydney, I was invited to speak about security culture and share a few practical examples of how organizations can build a...

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  • Security

Popular Articles

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Andrew Larkin
— January 31, 2021

The 12 AWS Certifications: Which is Right 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 cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

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  • AWS
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Nisar Ahmad
— March 11, 2021

The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

Cloud computing is one of the fastest-growing technology in this modern era. According to the IDC report, “public cloud spending will grow from $229 billion in 2019 to nearly $500 billion in 2023.” Therefore, nobody can deny the rapid growth of cloud computing in recent years. Many b...

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  • Certifications
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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are 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...

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  • AWS
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Thomas Mitchell
— July 14, 2017

How I Prepared for the 70-533 Azure Exam

I have been an IT Professional for over two decades.  In that time, I have seen and experienced many changes in the IT landscape. Such changes included the move away from Novell to a fledgling company called Microsoft, the shift to something called Active Directory, and the explosion of...

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  • Azure
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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— November 13, 2019

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

What are microservices? Let's start our discussion by setting a foundation of what microservices are. Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). ...

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  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Microservices
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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
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Cloud Academy Team
— January 31, 2021

Which Certifications Should I Get?

The old AWS slogan, “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. Really, cloud has been the new normal for a while now and getting credentials has become an increasingly effective way to quickly showcase your abilities to recruiters and companies. With all that in mind, the s...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Certifications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

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 dri...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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  • AWS
  • S3
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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the 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 and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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  • AWS
  • AWS CLI
  • Command line interface
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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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  • AWS
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Stuart Scott
— January 29, 2021

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020. The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some ...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate