Cloud Adoption

Cloud Academy Ranks Highly Across G2 Spring 2021 Reports

Ben Keylor
Ben Keylor
April 1, 2021

After a strong showing in last quarter’s Winter 2021 Reports, customers have once again nominated Cloud Academy for numerous accolades. The results...

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The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

Nisar Ahmad
Nisar Ahmad
March 11, 2021

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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  • Microsoft Azure

Cloud Academy Receives G2’s Enterprise Leader Badges in Winter 2021 Reports

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
December 22, 2020

We’re obsessed with your success at Cloud Academy and are always listening to what you need and aiming to get you that — fast. Thanks to your...

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Using Docker to Deploy and Optimize WordPress at Scale

Massimo Maino
Massimo Maino
October 23, 2020

Let a Cloud Academy DevOps engineer guide you through how he uses Docker as part of his solution to increase speed and resilience for a WordPress d...

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  • DevOps
  • Wordpress

Cloud Academy Receives G2’s Leader Badges in Fall 2020 Reports

Francesca Vigliani
Francesca Vigliani
October 8, 2020

We’re obsessed with your success at Cloud Academy and are always listening to what you need and aiming to get you that — fast. Thanks to your...

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Migrating to the Cloud and Getting AWS Developer Certified – Meet Bill Youngman

Elisa Birolini
Elisa Birolini
October 1, 2020

Introducing Bill Youngman, the first Cloud Academy Champion. His AWS Developer Certification cemented him as the “cloud guy” at work, a...

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  • upskilling

Cloud Skills and Real Guidance for Your Organization: Our Special Campaign Begins!

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
September 23, 2020

At Cloud Academy we like to move fast — like really fast!  To a certain extent, we had to adapt to that mindset in our early days, back when we ...

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Overcoming Unprecedented Business Challenges with AWS

Patrick Navarro
Patrick Navarro
August 25, 2020

Take a journey with us as we go through the main challenges that businesses face in the cloud, and what these new goals and opportunities mean for ...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud Adoption
  • digital transformation

Linux vs. Windows Hosting: Which Should You Choose?

Susan Craig
Susan Craig
July 20, 2020

Whether you need to create a website for your online blog or e-commerce business, or you want to practice running your own servers, you’re faced wi...

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  • Linux Hosting
  • Windows Hosting

Cloud Academy Nominated High Performer in G2 Summer 2020 Reports

Francesca Vigliani
Francesca Vigliani
July 14, 2020

We are excited to announce that Cloud Academy was recognized once again in G2’s quarterly reports. We’re grateful to have been nominated as a...

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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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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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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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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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Nisar Ahmad
Nisar Ahmad
— March 11, 2021

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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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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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 28, 2020

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 12 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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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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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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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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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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