Cloud Adoption

5 Key Takeaways From UMAP 2017

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Roberto Turrin
August 31, 2017

The User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP) conference brings together a wide community of researchers and experts working on systems...

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  • IoT

What’s driving cloud adoption in 2017?

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Cloud Academy Team
August 16, 2017

If you’ve moved your enterprise infrastructure into the cloud, to say you’re not alone is an understatement. In researching our latest infographic,...

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  • Enterprise Cloud

New Infographic: Cloud Computing in 2017

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Cloud Academy Team
July 11, 2017

With 83% of businesses ranking cloud skills as critical for digital transformation in 2017, it’s great news for anyone with cloud architecting expe...

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  • Cloud Computing

Cloud Academy sponsors Cloud Expo in New York City, June 6-8 ’17

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Cloud Academy Team
June 6, 2017

Cloud Academy is proud to be a sponsor of the 20th International Cloud Expo that kicks off today, June 6, at the Javits Center in New York City. We...

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  • Events

Cloud Academy Office Hours: April 2017

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Adam Hawkins
May 9, 2017

In mid-April, we hosted the first Cloud Academy “office hours” webinar. This was intended to be an open Q&A session for all things cloud comput...

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  • Cloud Computing

Which Cloud Computing Platform? Advantages of a Multi-Cloud Strategy

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Sudhi Seshachala
February 21, 2017

The rivalry is warming up in the cloud space as vendors continue to offer innovative features and reduced pricing. In this post, we will highlight ...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Compute
  • Google Cloud Platform

Cloud Academy Enters into Partnership with Arapahoe

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Cloud Academy Team
February 17, 2017

San Francisco, CA. (Feb. 14, 2017) – Cloud Academy is proud to announce a new partnership with the Arapahoe Community College Computer Network Tech...

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  • Partnerships

5 AWS Limitations Every CEO Needs to be Aware of

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Ivana Sabo
January 31, 2017

"Today, it’s not what we can do with technology, but what we expect from our technology." - DJ Patil, Chief Data Scientist, U.S. Office of Science ...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud Adoption

11 Cloud Computing Terms Defined

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David Linthicum
June 30, 2016

As the cloud gains supremacy over the IT marketplace, you need to be in the know. Here are 11 key terms you should be familiar with if you want to ...

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  • Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Salary: Where To Get The Most For Your Skills

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Michael Sheehy
September 30, 2015

(Update March 2019) To get a definition of the roles needed to maximize your organization's investment in cloud, explore the latest skills in deman...

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  • Cloud Computing

Popular Articles

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Andrew Larkin
— June 26, 2018

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to compute resources including 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 to do your homework first. In this...

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  • AWS
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  • 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
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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
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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— October 18, 2018

Microservices Architecture: Advantages and Drawbacks

Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Microservices have become increasingly popular over the past few years. The modular architectural style,...

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  • AWS
  • Microservices
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Jeremy Cook
— November 10, 2018

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 conf...

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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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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
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Michael Sheehy
— February 21, 2017

What Exactly is a Cloud Architect and How do You Become One?

Note from Editor: Readers can explore the latest trends in technical skills in demand for Cloud Architects using Cloud Roster™, the data-driven job role matrix updated weekly. One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I am sure everyone reading this post has heard of is "Cloud ...

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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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Stuart Scott
— August 17, 2018

How to Use 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. So you’ve been using AWS for awhile and finally feel comfortable clicking your way through all the services....

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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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  • Azure
  • Hands-on Labs
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Chandan Patra
— June 11, 2019

Amazon DynamoDB: 10 Things You Should Know

Amazon DynamoDB is a managed NoSQL service with strong consistency and predictable performance that shields users from the complexities of manual setup. Whether or not you've actually used a NoSQL data store yourself, it's probably a good idea to make sure you fully understand the key ...

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  • AWS
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