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

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
May 6, 2021

In the second of our 5-part cloud migration series, learn how to ensure success by making sure both your infrastructure and teams are ready for the...

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

Ben Keylor
Ben Keylor
April 29, 2021

In the first of our 5-part cloud migration series, learn best practices on how to get started by identifying your goals, getting buy-in from leader...

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  • Cloud Strategy
  • Cloud Transformation

Introduction to Streaming Data

Chris Gambino
Chris Gambino
July 16, 2019

Designing a streaming data pipeline presents many challenges, particularly around specific technology requirements. When designing a cloud-based so...

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New on Cloud Academy: Machine Learning on Google Cloud and AWS, Big Data Analytics, Terraform, and more

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Cloud Academy Team
May 3, 2018

A 2017 IDC White Paper "recommend[s] that organizations that want to get the most out of cloud should train a wide range of stakeholders on cloud f...

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Top Cloud Skills in Demand for 2018: Big Data, AI, Machine Learning

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
April 26, 2018

Cloud is a pathway to innovation. Where yesterday’s cloud deployments were about moving an on-premises infrastructure in your data center to a clou...

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New on Cloud Academy, September ’17. Big Data, Security, and Containers

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Cloud Academy Team
September 19, 2017

Explore the newest Learning Paths, Courses, and Hands-on Labs on Cloud Academy in September. Learning Paths and Courses Certified Big Data Specia...

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New on Cloud Academy: Networking, Serverless, Big data, and more

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Cloud Academy Team
August 22, 2017

This week on Cloud Academy, we’ve added new learning paths and hands-on labs in networking, serverless, big data, storage, and other cloud services...

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Why Azure? Microsoft’s Brandon Middleton talks big data, PaaS, and what’s next for the cloud – Part 2

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Cloud Academy Team
May 23, 2017

We recently hosted a webinar with Microsoft’s Brandon Middleton to talk about the benefits of the Azure platform. Today, we’ll be sharing part two ...

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Building a serverless architecture for data collection with AWS Lambda

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David Santucci
March 14, 2017

AWS Lambda is one of the best solutions for managing a data collection pipeline and for implementing a serverless architecture. In this post, we'll...

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46 Big Data Terms Defined

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Sudhi Seshachala
August 4, 2016

Organizations must deal with the collection and storage of continuously-growing data, and then harvest it to capture value. "Big Data," as its call...

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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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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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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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Nisar Ahmad
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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— July 26, 2019

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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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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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