Cloud Deployments

Here’s a selection of all our best blog posts to get you started with Cloud Deployments with tips and advice for your cloud computing training. 

What is Kubernetes? An Introductory Overview

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Adam Hawkins
June 12, 2019

In part 1 of my webinar series on Kubernetes, I introduced Kubernetes at a high level with hands-on demos aiming to answer the question, "What is K...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Kubernetes

What is Chaos Engineering? Failure Becomes Reliability

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Tyler Stearns
March 29, 2018

In the IT world, failure is inevitable. A server might go down, an app may fail, etc. Does your team know what to do during a major outage? Do you ...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • DevOps

What is HashiCorp Vault? How to Secure Secrets Inside Microservices

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Luca Zacchetti
March 30, 2017

Whether you are a developer or a system administrator, you will have to manage the issue of sharing "secrets" or secure information. In this contex...

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  • DevOps
  • Docker
  • HashiCorp Vault

How to Deploy Docker Containers on AWS Elastic Beanstalk Applications

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Luca Zacchetti
February 3, 2017

In this post, we are going to look at how to deploy two Docker containers on AWS Elastic Beanstalk Applications.  Today, Docker containers are b...

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  • Docker

How to Deploy an App from GitHub with AWS CodeDeploy

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Sudhi Seshachala
August 2, 2016

Application development is comprised of different stages. One such critical step is app deployment and code management. In this article, we're goin...

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  • AWS

Serverless Framework: A Deep Overview of the Best AWS Lambda + API Gateway Automation Solution

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Alex Casalboni
May 24, 2016

Architecting AWS-Powered Microservices in Python with Serverless Framework: What You Need to Know We have been talking a lot about the new serverl...

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  • AWS
  • Azure

Cloud Learning Management Systems Support Corporate Training and Development

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Joe Peters
March 15, 2016

Corporate training is an investment in the present. It yields immediate results for all involved. Image courtesy of pixabay.com, licensed under CC...

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  • AWS
  • Development & Deploy

Migrating Data to AWS Using the AWS Schema Conversion Tool: A Preview

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Sadequl Hussain
January 6, 2016

We will explore the best ways of migrating data to AWS using the AWS Schema Conversion Tool. The AWS Schema Conversion Tool is a component of AWS ...

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  • AWS
  • Data Migration

Netflix Spinnaker: multi-cloud continuous integration tool

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Chandan Patra
December 2, 2015

With the release of the open source Netflix Spinnaker delivery platform, the cloud-savvy video on demand company signals that the cloud is bigger t...

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  • AWS
  • Azure

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

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
— 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
  • AWS Certifications
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
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
— 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
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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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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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
  • Continuous Learning
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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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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
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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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  • AWS
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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
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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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Vineet Badola
— July 6, 2019

What is Cloud Foundry? Key Benefits and a Real Use Case

Unlike most other cloud computing platform services — which are tied to particular cloud providers — Cloud Foundry is available as a stand-alone software package. If desired, you can deploy it on AWS, but you can also host it yourself on your own OpenStack server, or through HP Helion o...

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  • Cloud Foundry

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