Cloud Adoption

Cloud Migration Series (Step 5 of 5): Manage & Iterate

Ben Keylor
Ben Keylor
May 27, 2021

In part 5 of our 5-part cloud migration series, learn best practices on how to continuously improve through ongoing cloud management and iteration.

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  • Cloud Adoption
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Join the Cloud Marathon Today

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
May 25, 2021

Transform your life and career by committing to learning for 60 minutes a day for 100 days. Complete the cloud marathon and your education is free!

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Cloud Migration Series (Step 4 of 5): Adopt a Cloud-First Mindset

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
May 20, 2021

In the fourth of our 5-part cloud migration series, learn about how a cloud-first mindset can be applied across an organization to keep up momentum...

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  • Cloud Transformation

Cloud Migration Series (Step 3 of 5): Assess Readiness

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
May 13, 2021

In the third of our 5-part cloud migration series, learn about quantifying your team’s ready state for migrations and beyond.

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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
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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 Adoption
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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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  • Certifications
  • exams
  • 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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  • G2 Awards
  • reviews

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

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Ben Keylor
Ben Keylor
— May 17, 2021

It’s 10:00 AM: Do You Know Where Your Team’s Tech Skills Are?

One of the most challenging parts of managing a team in today’s digital world is that technology advances faster than people’s skills can — leaving you guessing if you have the resources to complete projects on time and on budget. It’s that sinking feeling in your gut of fear and wor...

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— 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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— 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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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
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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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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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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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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Guy Hummel
— February 9, 2021

Google Cloud Platform Certification: Preparation and Prerequisites

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has evolved from being a niche player to a serious competitor to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. In 2020, research firm Gartner placed Google in the Leaders quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services for the third c...

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