Cloud Adoption

Web Hosting vs. Cloud Hosting: What’s the Difference?

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Eliza Medley
July 6, 2020

A growing number of businesses go online annually. This is not surprising because the future is in online sales. According to forecasts, only in th...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • cloud hosting
  • web hosting

Can the Cloud be Trusted with Your Business Data?

Chester Avey
Chester Avey
June 30, 2020

There are so many benefits to storing your data in the cloud – but a lot of businesses are against using the cloud due to concerns over security. I...

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

Nisar Ahmad
Nisar Ahmad
June 23, 2020

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

Cloud Academy Launches Multi-Year Plans: Build Multi-Cloud Skills for the Future

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
May 29, 2020

Now that cloud is the new "norm," most businesses understand the benefits of using multiple cloud service providers and are leveraging multi-cloud ...

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  • multi-year plan
  • multicloud

How to Install WordPress on Google Cloud

Simon Dwight Keller
Simon Dwight Keller
April 28, 2020

As your site grows, attracts more visitors, and becomes an income source, you can no longer accept downtime or slow-downs. That’s when you know it’...

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  • Google Cloud Platform
  • install wordpress
  • Wordpress

Difference Between Cloud Servers & Dedicated Servers

Vinay Singh
Vinay Singh
March 18, 2020

When we want to host our website or web-app — meaning that we want to publish our web page so it could be accessed using the internet — we require ...

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  • cloud servers
  • dedicated servers

5 Tips To Back Up Your Data and Keep It Safe

Frank Hamilton
Frank Hamilton
March 12, 2020

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  • backup data
  • business continuity
  • disaster recovery

AWS Reserved Instances and Savings Plans: Challenges and Solutions

Zev Schonberg
Zev Schonberg
February 18, 2020

When Amazon Web Services got started way back in 2006, EC2 On-Demand pricing was an immediate success with developers. They loved the ease of spinn...

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  • AWS Reserved Instances
  • Savings Plans

How Cloud-Based Software Can Benefit Your Hotel Management Business

Ashley Halsey
Ashley Halsey
February 11, 2020

One of the main changes in the hotel industry over the last decade has been the addition of cloud-based software. It gives hotel owners a safe and ...

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  • cloud-based software
  • hospitality management

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
January 23, 2020

Learn how you can use cloud computing to upgrade your business or career. We’ll show you how to get started with the biggest platforms on the...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning

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
— March 20, 2020

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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  • 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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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

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, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02.The AWS...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
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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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  • AWS
  • S3
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn 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 was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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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
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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  • AWS
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes
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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
— 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