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Linux vs. Windows Hosting: Which Should You Choose?

Susan Craig
Susan Craig
July 20, 2020

Whether you need to create a website for your online blog or e-commerce business, or you want to practice running your own servers, you’re faced wi...

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  • Linux Hosting
  • Windows Hosting

Top 10 Cloud Storage & File-Sharing Services for 2020

Vinay Singh
Vinay Singh
May 20, 2020

The internet has drastically changed the IT industry. It not only connects a person with the world, but it also introduces new features every year....

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10 Benefits of Using Cloud Storage

Vinay Singh
Vinay Singh
April 20, 2020

It’s 2020, and now cloud storage has become one of the most convenient and efficient methods to store data online. There are many storage service p...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Storage
  • 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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  • AWS
  • 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
  • Storage

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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  • AWS

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

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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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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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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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 28, 2020

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 12 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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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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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
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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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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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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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Cloud Academy Team
— July 9, 2020

Which Certifications Should I Get?

The old AWS slogan, “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. Really, cloud has been the new normal for a while now and getting credentials has become an increasingly effective way to quickly showcase your abilities to recruiters and companies. With all that in mind, the s...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Certifications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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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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  • AWS
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  • Cloud Migration