Cloud Adoption

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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  • 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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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 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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Linux Skills for Cloud Computing

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Nitheesh Poojary
August 24, 2015

IBM's 1981 release of its first Intel 8088 microprocessor-based computer sparked the PC revolution. Ever since, there's been a steady torrent of ch...

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  • Linux

Cloud Academy Quizzes: How to Learn and Test Your Cloud Skills

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David Clinton
July 17, 2015

Cloud Academy began with quizzes and we quickly expanded our offer to include courses and labs. With two million quizzes completed in just the last...

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  • Quizzes

Cloud Computing Market Analysis: the Arabic-speaking Countries (MENA Region)

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Motasem Aldiab
June 29, 2015

Cloud Computing market analysis: demographic changes and technology trends suggest prospects for significant growth in MENA region are extremely br...

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This Week at Cloud Academy

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David Clinton
June 26, 2015

Welcome to our weekly review of some of what’s new, interesting, and upcoming at Cloud Academy. New Course The fifth course in our Server Profess...

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  • Linux

Become a Cloud Blogger at Cloud Academy!

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
June 23, 2015

(Update) Want to join our team? We are looking for ambitious and energetic people to join our growing team and help build Cloud Academy while maint...

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  • Cloud Computing

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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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

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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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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  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
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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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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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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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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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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
— 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
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  • Cloud Migration
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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  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes