New on Cloud Academy, January ’18: Security, Machine Learning, Containers, and more

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..

How to Diagnose Cancer with Amazon Machine Learning

A common question in the medical field is: Is it possible to distinguish one class of samples from another, based on some set of measurements? Research investigating this and related medical questions have spurred innovation in medicine and the application of statistical methods and machine learning for decades. In this post, we’ll address how to..

AWS Security: Bastion Host, NAT instances and VPC Peering

Effective security requires close control over your data and resources. Bastion hosts, NAT instances, and VPC peering can help you secure your AWS infrastructure. Welcome to part four of my AWS Security overview. In part three, we looked at network security at the subnet level. This time, we’ll look at strategies to avoid unnecessarily exposing..

Database News: 7 Updates from AWS re:Invent 2017

Following AWS re:Invent 2017, we’ve counted more than 40 announcements of new or improved AWS services.  Today, we’ll be talking about our picks for the new database and storage services that should be on your radar for 2018. What’s New in the Database world? If you’re into Magic Quadrants, here is what Gartner had to..

AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 4. Get Your PrivateLink On!

Welcome to PrivateLink for Customer and Partner Services. This new feature was launched to much fanfare at the AWS re:Invent 2017 Global Partner Summit. AWS PrivateLink is a new service that enables you to expose services and products within your virtual private cloud (VPC) to other interested parties without exposing your VPC to the public..