This month’s trending articles
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New articles by topic
AWS offers 14 databases that support diverse data models. In this article, we’ll cover the types, usage, and features of the following AWS databases: Amazon Timestream, Amazon RDS on VMware, and Amazon Quantum Ledger Database.
The Internet of Things (IoT) embeds technology into any physical thing to enable never-before-seen levels of connectivity. In this article, we’ll discuss the three most important AWS IoT services that help you visually understand the connectivity and monitor data from IoT devices and web services.
If you are a professional who wants to add cloud experience to your resume or if you’re just starting out, you may be wondering: Which certifications should I get? In this post, we’ll look at some of the most popular certifications across the major platforms: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform, as well as certifications for Kubernetes and Security.
This article describes the third way of DevOps: continuous learning and experimentation to improve different aspects of the value stream.
What are the differences between Docker and virtual machines? We’ll explain the basics, compare the differences, and provide our insights to help you decide between the two.
Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple APIs. In this blog post, we’ll explore the evolution of development from monolithic architectures toward microservices and its underlying justifications, as well as the pros and cons of microservices.
Meaningful cloud skills require more than book knowledge. Hands-on experience is required to translate knowledge into real-world results. We see this time and time again in studies about how kids and adults best learn — doing the actual learning task is key. Find out how to get hands-on experience on Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud Platform with Lab Challenges using a secure, real-cloud environment.
Cloud computing is a part of everyday life – 96% of businesses use the cloud in one form or another, and this number only looks set to grow. Whether you are one of the few who haven’t embraced the technology, or you are keen to keep up with the times, it’s important to stay up-to-date with the latest trends for cloud computing solutions.
Kubernetes is a popular open-source container orchestration platform that allows us to deploy and manage multi-container applications at scale. Businesses are rapidly adopting this revolutionary technology to modernize their applications. In this article, we’ll compare the Kubernetes services offered by AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, and how they are beneficial for organizations.
Serverless architecture provides many advantages, but it also introduces new challenges. In this article, we’ll provide best practices when building a serverless solution.
Content & platform updates
New on Cloud Academy: AZ-900 Exam Update; MS-100 Exam Prep; PRINCE2 Foundation; Azure, Kubernetes, and Google Hands-on Labs; and Much More
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Blog Digest: Which Certifications Should I Get?, The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications, 6 Ways to Prevent a Data Breach, and More
This month, we were excited to announce that Cloud Academy was recognized in the G2 Summer 2020 reports! These reports highlight the top-rated solutions in the industry, as chosen by the source that matters most: customers. We're grateful to have been nominated as a High Performer in se...
Blog Digest: 5 Reasons to Get AWS Certified, OWASP Top 10, Getting Started with VPCs, Top 10 Soft Skills, and More
Thank you for being a valued member of our community! We recently sent out a short survey to understand what type of content you would like us to add to Cloud Academy, and we want to thank everyone who gave us their input. If you would like to complete the survey, it's not too late. It ...
Blog Digest: AWS Breaking News, Azure DevOps, AWS Study Guide, 8 Ways to Prevent a Ransomware Attack, and More
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Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: How Do AWS Certifications Increase Your Employability, How to Become a Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer, and more
With everything going on right now, it's likely that the only thing you've been reading lately is related to the coronavirus pandemic. It's important to stay informed during these times, but it's also good to jump into something that can take your mind off of the current situation for j...
Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: Top 5 AWS Salary Report Findings, How To Become a Cybersecurity Professional, 8 Financial Benefits of Cloud Migration, and more
Now that it's 2020, how many times have you caught yourself dating a paper 2019? Don't lie. It's happened at least once or twice — or a handful of times — I'm sure. And if you're a member of the "perfect club" that hasn't made any 2020 mistakes, then we're still happy to have you in our...
Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: Azure Best Practices, 6 Reasons You Should Get AWS Certified, Google Cloud Certification Prep, and more
Happy Holidays from Cloud Academy We hope you have a wonderful holiday season filled with family, friends, and plenty of food. Here at Cloud Academy, we are thankful for our amazing customer like you. Since this time of year can be stressful, we’re sharing a few of our latest article...
Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: October 2019
This month, we started our blog with some big news from Stuart Scott. AWS just announced some big changes to their certification exams. Stuart takes a look at each of these, starting with the biggest news: the newest AWS certification. >>Read more. ...
Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: September 2019
We've gathered our September blog highlights for you to jump right in. It might surprise you to learn that there are a number of cybersecurity threats that can cause all sorts of problems for cloud systems. You need to understand exactly where your system could be at risk and wha...