Cloud Migration

Moving Data to S3 with Apache NiFi

Chris Gambino and Joe Niemiec
Chris Gambino and Joe Niemiec
June 11, 2019

Moving data to the cloud is one of the cornerstones of any cloud migration. Apache NiFi is an open source tool that enables you to easily move and ...

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  • AWS
  • S3

Introducing Cloud Roster™ and Cloud Catalog™

Alex Brower
Alex Brower
October 16, 2018

The cloud industry continues to mature and organizations are seeking ways to facilitate adoption to remain relevant and competitive. Leadership res...

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  • Job Roles
  • Product Feature

When To Use A Multi-Cloud Strategy

CloudHealthTech
CloudHealthTech
August 24, 2018

There are both advantages and disadvantages of multi-cloud environments, and knowing when to use a multi-cloud strategy could depend on how minimiz...

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  • Cloud Migration

What are the Best Practices for a Large-Scale Cloud Migration?

Albert Qian
Albert Qian
August 14, 2018

For organizations of any size, migrating to the cloud presents a challenge. Leaders have many decisions to make, including which applications to mi...

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  • AWS Summits
  • Cloud Migration

Cloud Skills: Transforming Your Teams with Technology and Data

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
July 31, 2018

How building Cloud Academy helped us understand the challenges of transforming large teams, and how data and planning can help with your cloud tran...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Skill Profiles

Azure Migration Strategy: A Checklist to Get Started

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Dwayne Monroe
April 12, 2018

By now, you’ve heard it many times and from many sources: cloud technology is the future of IT. If your organization isn’t already running critical...

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  • Azure

What are the Benefits of Migrating to the Cloud?

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Jeremy Cook
February 7, 2018

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 rig...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration

4 Trends That Will Change How Companies Invest in Cloud in 2018

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
January 15, 2018

The cloud is forever changing how we look at IT. Over the past years, we’ve had a front seat view of how the cloud has evolved and how large compan...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
  • Google Cloud Platform

7 Elements For a Successful Cloud Migration Plan

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Cloud Academy Team
December 21, 2017

When it comes to cloud, the good news is that we’re past the period of fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Everyone now agrees that the cloud is a key pa...

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  • Cloud Migration

Which Cloud Training Vendor Should I Choose? A 10-Step Vendor Checklist.

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Cloud Academy Team
December 14, 2017

As companies increasingly move into a digital future, many of their digital transformation initiatives—modernizing IT, tackling big data, setting t...

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  • Cloud Adoption

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
  • 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
— 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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  • 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
— August 17, 2018

How to Use AWS CLI

What is 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. If you’ve been using AWS for awhile and finally feel comfortable clicking your way through...

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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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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
  • DynamoDB

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