How much does AWS Cost? One of the key reasons or benefits for using the AWS cloud is its pay-as-you-go pricing model. As Amazon writes on their official website, “AWS pricing is similar to how you pay for utilities like water or electricity. You only pay for the services you consume, and once you stop..
What is Amazon Machine Learning and how does it work “Amazon Machine Learning is a service that makes it easy for developers of all skill levels to use machine learning technology.” UPDATES: I’ve published a new hands-on lab on Cloud Academy! You can give it a try for free and start practicing with Amazon Machine Learning..
If you are a professional in cloud computing or if you’re looking to start a career in this exciting field, chances are that you will want to learn Amazon Web Services, the most relevant and most used cloud computing platform around. AWS services and technologies such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon..
With 83% of businesses ranking cloud skills as critical for digital transformation in 2017, it’s great news for anyone with cloud architecting experience, and for those considering a career in cloud computing. In our new infographic, we compiled some of the latest industry research to look at the world of cloud computing in 2017. The..
Amazon Web Services is a global public cloud provider, and as such, it has to have a global network of infrastructure to run and manage its many growing cloud services that support customers around the world. In this post, we’ll take a look at the components that make up the AWS Global Infrastructure. The components..
A not entirely fair comparison between alpha-release Google Cloud Functions and mature AWS Lambda: My insights into the game-changing future of serverless clouds. Serverless computing lands on Google Cloud: Welcome to Google Cloud Functions Update: The open beta of Google Cloud Functions was launched in March 2017. The comparison table has been updated accordingly. The alpha..
Sometimes, we need to execute scheduled tasks with a time/event based approach and we need to have enough capacity to complete these tasks quickly, without affecting other running services and in a way that is also cost effective. For developers, one of the biggest benefits of cloud computing is the ability to run their own code,..
On the Cloud Academy community, “where to start” or “how to prepare for AWS Associate certifications” are some of the most common topics that we see when it comes to AWS certifications. The reasons why are varied; some people want to change their career or get a promotion (and earn more money), others want to..
This year’s AWS Summit in London is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of cloud computing. The event kicks off on Wednesday, June 28 at the ICC Capital Hall in London. With a keynote, 45 breakout sessions, and a variety of activities packed into the agenda, you’ll want to plan ahead to..