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
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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

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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  • 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

10 Ingredients for DevOps Transformation with Mark Andersen

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Cloud Academy Team
December 7, 2017

At Capital One, DevOps is about delivering high quality, working software, faster. This means software that is reliable, secure, usable, and perfor...

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  • Cloud Migration
  • DevOps

Moving Your Business to the Cloud. 5 Reasons Why.

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Cloud Academy Team
November 2, 2017

Whether the destination is a private, public, or hybrid cloud, it’s clear that companies are continuing to migrate their workloads and applications...

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  • Cloud Migration
  • Data Migration

Inside the Cloud – Episode 3: Security, Migration, and Storage on Azure Cloud

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Cloud Academy Team
October 12, 2017

Our third episode of Inside the Cloud is all about Microsoft Azure. In this episode, we’ll be focusing on the host of new services and updates on A...

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  • Azure
  • Data Migration
  • Security
  • Storage

Migrating the Smart Way, with Azure

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Dwayne Monroe
October 2, 2017

The cloud era is gaining greater speed, and market projections look very healthy for years to come. This growth and the enthusiasm it’s creating fo...

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  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration

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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  • Cloud Computing
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Andrew Larkin
— March 20, 2020

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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  • AWS
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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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  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Microservices
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 Certifications
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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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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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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02.The AWS...

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  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
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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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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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
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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 CLI
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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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  • Cloud Migration