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What is Puppet? Get Started With Our Course

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Cloud Academy Team
February 11, 2019

When it comes to building and configuring IT infrastructure, especially across dozens or even thousands of servers, developers need tools that auto...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Puppet

What Certifications Should I Get?

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Cloud Academy Team
January 13, 2017

As we mentioned in a post earlier this month, the old AWS slogan the “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. The question we'll be try...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform

New Course: Introduction to Continuous Integration

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Justin Denk
June 6, 2016

The Ideal Course for DevOps Beginners Who Want to Learn about Continuous IntegrationHey folks! You'll be happy to know that Cloud Academy has rec...

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  • AWS

Working with Amazon DynamoDB: New Course

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Paul Carlstroem
April 26, 2016

A fantastic new course from an exciting new instructorWe proudly announce a new course Working with Amazon DynamoDB from a new instructor, Ryan P...

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  • DynamoDB

AWS DevOps Training: How and why you should study it

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Stefano Bellasio
April 12, 2016

The AWS DevOps training is challenging and rewarding. You should study for the exam even if you don't want the certification - Everyone should unde...

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  • AWS
  • DevOps

Amazon Web Services: 2 new courses from Andrew Templeton

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Paul Carlstroem
March 14, 2016

We are proud to publish 2 new AWS courses that will make a difference in people's careers.As I noted last week, Andrew Templeton is one a select ...

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  • AWS

Jobs Opportunities in the Growing Cloud Industry: Infographic

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Paul Carlstroem
March 1, 2016

Our infographic summarizes the phenomenal opportunities and job roles emerging in cloud computingIt's no secret that companies need legions of En...

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  • Cloud Computing

AWS re:Invent 2015: Five Sessions You Mustn’t Miss

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David Clinton
October 2, 2015

As we recently wrote in a previous AWS re:Invent 2015 post, the 2015 edition of AWS's re:Invent event is going to be huge. There will be far too mu...

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  • AWS
  • Events

New Cloud Academy Course: Amazon’s Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

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David Clinton
June 22, 2015

Whether it's about server safety and security or user access, if you're serving up applications on AWS, your primary design focus has got to be on ...

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  • VPC

All Three AWS Solutions Architect Certification Exam Preparation Courses Now Available

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David Clinton
January 8, 2015

The third and final AWS Solutions Architect Associate Level prep course (or 16-SolArch.03, as we affectionately call it) is now up and running on t...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications

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
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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
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
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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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Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements IntroductionWhat 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 worksWhile 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
— August 17, 2018

How to Use 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.So you’ve been using AWS for awhile and finally feel comfortable clicking your way through all the services....

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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
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Jeremy Cook
— February 7, 2018

What are the Benefits of Migrating to the Cloud?

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
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
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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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