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AWS Solutions Architect Course Part #2 is Now Available

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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

The First Microsoft Azure Course Lands on Cloud Academy

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Andrea Colangelo
November 27, 2014

Adding new content for a new provider is a special thing, and when it is an important one like Microsoft, the feeling is even more special as we ar...

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  • Azure

A New Course to Learn AWS Elastic Load Balancer

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Andrea Colangelo
November 6, 2014

I'm quite pleased to see one more course on Elastic Load Balancer on AWS, specifically a new one to learn ELB. Many of you beloved members of Cloud...

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  • AWS
  • Elastic Load Balancer

Learn IAM With Our New course Introduction to IAM

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Andrea Colangelo
November 4, 2014

If there is a service that we have seen used in most if not all the courses we crafted about AWS, that service is IAM. That's just one more reason ...

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  • AWS
  • IAM
  • Security

Data Management on Google Cloud Platform: a Brand New Course Now Available

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Andrea Colangelo
October 31, 2014

Quite a hot week this week at Cloud Academy for data management! We just published a brand new course about Data Management on Google Cloud Platfor...

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  • Google Cloud Platform

Databases on AWS: a New Course Now Available

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Andrea Colangelo
October 27, 2014

After the great success of our course Storage on AWS, I am really happy that we are just publishing a brand new course focused on Databases on AWS,...

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  • AWS
  • Database

Learn Google Compute Engine – New Course

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Andrea Colangelo
October 23, 2014

After the launch of our first course introducing the Google Cloud Platform, David Clinton is back with a brand new course - Launching a GCE instanc...

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  • Compute
  • Google Cloud Platform

10 Courses to Master Amazon Web Services

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
October 17, 2014

(Update) We've improved our cloud computing plans to cater to both enterprise teams and individuals training needs. You can see our updated pricing...

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  • AWS
  • Storage
  • Virtualization

The First Google Cloud Course Lands on Cloud Academy

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Andrea Colangelo
October 13, 2014

(Update) Since publishing this post, we've released some great new content on Google Cloud Platform on the Cloud Academy training library, includin...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform

Get Started With VPC with Our New Course

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Andrea Colangelo
October 9, 2014

VPC is a cornerstone of any complex AWS based infrastructure. And of simpler ones too, actually. In fact, the very moment you open your AWS account...

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  • AWS
  • VPC

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
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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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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  • AWS
  • 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
— 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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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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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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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
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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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  • 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
  • S3
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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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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
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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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
  • Hands-on Labs
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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
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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  • AWS
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes