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Jobs Opportunities in the Growing Cloud Industry: Infographic

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

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

All Three AWS Solutions Architect Certification Exam Preparation Courses Now Available

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

Learn AWS Lambda With our New Course

Andrea Colangelo
December 19, 2014

Learn AWS Lambda with this Cloud Academy courseDo you know Event-Driven Programming?It's a common programming paradigm in which the flow of t...

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  • AWS
  • Lambda

AWS Solutions Architect Course Part #2 is Now Available

Andrea Colangelo
December 11, 2014

(Update) We’ve recently updated the learning path to prepare for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification. On top of that, we've also re...

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  • AWS
  • AWS certifications

Popular Articles

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
Guy Hummel
— 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
Andrew Larkin
— January 24, 2019

The 9 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
Cloud Academy Team
— July 11, 2018

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 nine certifications that cover the major cloud roles including Solutions Archite...

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  • AWS
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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  • Amazon S3
  • AWS
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
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 thousa...

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  • Cloud Computing
Sanket Dangi
— January 27, 2015

Building Ansible Playbooks Step-by-Step

Update 2019: We've recently developed a Learning Path, Introduction to Ansible, which will help you to get you started using Ansible to automate common IT tasks, you will learn about Configuration Management and you'll be able to practice your knowledge on Ansible through a series of ha...

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  • Ansible
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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  • AWS
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
Michael Sheehy
— April 1, 2015

AWS CLI: 10 Useful Commands You May Not Know

The AWS CLI should be your best friendThe AWS console is certainly very well laid out and, with time, becomes very easy to use. However, if you are not using the AWS CLI (Command Line Interface) from your local terminal, you may be missing out on a whole lot of great functionality and...

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  • AWS
Alex Casalboni
— July 20, 2017

Amazon Machine Learning: Use Cases and a Real Example in Python

What is Amazon Machine Learning and how does it work"Amazon Machine Learning is a service that makes it easy for developers of all skill levels to use machine learning technology.”UPDATES: I've published a new hands-on lab on Cloud Academy! You can give it a try for free and st...

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  • Analytics
  • AWS
  • Machine Learning

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