Cloud Migration

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

Q&A on Cloud Migration, Security in the Cloud, and more with Andrew Larkin, AWS Expert

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Diego Tiziani
September 11, 2017

In this Q&A, I had the chance to sit down with Cloud Academy’s Content Lead for AWS, Andrew Larkin. Andrew has created many of our AWS learning...

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  • AWS

Training your management team on the impact of AWS, Azure, and DevOps

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
June 9, 2017

Every time I visit one of our enterprise customers, there is a question that, one way or the other, always comes up: "How can we align our manageme...

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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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  • 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 Certifications
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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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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  • S3
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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
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Where should we start? 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 wa...

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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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  • AWS Certifications
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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
  • Command line interface
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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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  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
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Vineet Badola
— July 15, 2019

AWS AMI Virtualization Types: HVM vs PV (Paravirtual VS Hardware VM)

Amazon Machine Images (AWS AMI) offers two types of virtualization: Paravirtual (PV) and Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM). Each solution offers its own advantages. When we’re using AWS, it’s easy for someone — almost without thinking —  to choose which AMI flavor seems best when spinning...

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  • Hardware Virtual Machine
  • Paravirtual
  • Virtualization

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