Cloud Adoption

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
November 13, 2019

Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple APIs. In...

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  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Microservices

Cloud Computing Solutions: 7 Trends for the Future

Chester Avey
Chester Avey
November 7, 2019

The world of cloud computing is in a state of flux. Not long ago, the cloud was considered an emerging technology, known only to IT specialists. To...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • internet of everything
  • multi-cloud
  • Security
  • SEO

8 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

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Walter Stone
October 10, 2019

Over the years, the education industry has come a long way. Teaching and learning are no longer confined to textbooks and classrooms and now reache...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • education industry

7 Key Cybersecurity Threats to Cloud Computing

Chester Avey
Chester Avey
September 10, 2019

When businesses consider cloud computing, one of the major advantages often cited is the fact that it can make your business more secure. In fact, ...

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  • Cybersecurity
  • Security

The 9 Microsoft Azure Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

Nisar Ahmad
Nisar Ahmad
September 5, 2019

Cloud computing is one of the fastest-growing technology in this modern era. According to the IDC report, “public cloud spending will grow from $22...

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  • Certifications
  • exams
  • Microsoft Azure

Top 5 Mistakes When Hiring a Full-Stack Developer

Anastasia Stefanuk
Anastasia Stefanuk
August 29, 2019

A skilled team of IT talent is crucial for any business that wants to catch up to modern technology, develop software products, and implement a dig...

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  • developer
  • hiring

How to Accelerate Development in the Cloud

Chris Gambino
Chris Gambino
August 28, 2019

Understanding how to accelerate development in the cloud can prevent typical challenges that developers face in a traditional enterprise. While the...

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  • deploy
  • deployment acceleration
  • development
  • DevOps

Test Your Cloud Knowledge on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform

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Stefano Giacone
August 8, 2019

Cloud skills are in demand | In today's digital era, employers are constantly seeking skilled professionals with working knowledge of AWS, Azure,...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud skills
  • Google Cloud
  • Microsoft Azure

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

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Andrew Larkin
August 7, 2019

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, storag...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform

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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  • amazon kinesis
  • Big Data
  • Data scoping
  • IoT
  • Streaming data

Popular Articles

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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
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

The 11 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
  • AWS Certifications
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
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— June 18, 2019

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 11 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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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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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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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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John Chell
— June 13, 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some clear benefits: Increases marketability to employers Provides solid credentials in a growing industry (with projected growth of as much as 70 percent in five years) Market anal...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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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
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Introduction What are the prerequisites and requirements to start learning Cloud Computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the Prerequisites to learning  Cloud Computing. This was a question I got a thousan...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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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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Stuart Scott
— October 16, 2019

AWS Security: Bastion Hosts, 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 ti...

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  • AWS

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