Cloud Storage

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

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Jeremy Cook
April 13, 2019

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache?...

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  • S3

Understanding Object Storage and Block Storage Use Cases

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Nitheesh Poojary
March 12, 2019

Cloud Computing, like any computing, is a combination of CPU, memory, networking, and storage. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platforms allow y...

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  • Azure
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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

How to Migrate Your SQL Server Database to Amazon RDS

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Sudhi Seshachala
August 25, 2016

Amazon RDS is a web service that provides cloud database functionality for developers looking for a cost-effective and simple way to manage databas...

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  • Database
  • RDS
  • SQL

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

ownCloud: Take Full Control of Your Online File Storage

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David Clinton
November 23, 2015

ownCloud is a cloud file storage solution that lets you avoid the service disruption, vulnerability, and privacy weaknesses of public hosting servi...

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Azure Storage: Service Overview and Introduction

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Chandan Patra
November 11, 2015

Azure Storage is a real player in the Cloud Storage game. We'll explore the services Azure Storage offers, including Blob, Table, File, and Queue. ...

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  • AWS
  • Azure

Managing Your Data Archive in the AWS Cloud

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Vineet Badola
October 14, 2015

Since the need for a reliable data archive is well known, there's no need for us to focus on that. Instead, we'll discuss the various data archive ...

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  • AWS

Riak CS: a Cloud Storage Solution Compatible with Amazon S3

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Vineet Badola
September 11, 2015

Riak CS is an open source cloud storage technology compatible with Amazon S3 and Openstack Swift. Discover why more and more companies are using it...

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  • S3

VPC Endpoint for Amazon S3: Simple Connectivity From AWS

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Michael Sheehy
June 10, 2015

Let's discuss VPC Endpoint's value, common use cases, and how to get it up and running with the AWS CLI. Last month Amazon Web Services introduced...

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  • AWS
  • S3

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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 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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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
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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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  • 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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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
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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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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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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
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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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