DevOps

Continuous Deployment: What’s the Point?

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Adam Hawkins
June 13, 2019

Continuous Deployment is the pinnacle of high-performance software development. Continuous deployment teams deploy every commit that passes tests t...

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  • Development & Deploy
  • DevOps

DevOps Telemetry: Open Source vs Cloud vs Third Party

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Adam Hawkins
May 31, 2019

The DevOps principle of feedback calls for business, application, and infrastructure telemetry. While telemetry is important for engineers when deb...

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  • Analytics
  • DevOps

The Convergence of DevOps

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Adam Hawkins
April 16, 2019

IT has changed over the past 10 years with the adoption of cloud computing, continuous delivery, and significantly better telemetry tools. These te...

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  • DevOps
  • Security

How DevOps Increases System Security

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Adam Hawkins
March 21, 2019

The perception of DevOps and its role in the IT industry has changed over the last five years due to research, adoption, and experimentation. Accel...

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  • DevOps
  • Security

What is Ansible?

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Guy Hummel
March 4, 2019

What is Ansible? Ansible is an open-source IT automation engine, which can remove drudgery from your work life, and will also dramatically improve ...

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  • Ansible
  • Cloud Computing

Measuring DevOps Success: What, Where, and How

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Adam Hawkins
February 7, 2019

The DevOps methodology relates technical and organization practices so it's difficult to simply ascribe a number and say "our organization is a B+ ...

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  • DevOps

2019 DevOps and Automation Predictions

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Adam Hawkins
February 5, 2019

2019 DevOps and Automation PredictionsWe recently released our 2019 predictions for cloud computing and are doing the same here for DevOps and au...

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  • Cloud Predictions
  • DevOps

Testing Through the Deployment Pipeline

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Adam Hawkins
January 17, 2019

Automated deployment pipelines empower teams to ship better software faster. The best pipelines do more than deploy software; they also ensure the ...

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  • DevOps

DevOps and Agile: Understanding the Relationship

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Adam Hawkins
December 27, 2018

Agile development used to be front and center in the conversation about software development. Now, DevOps has taken over the conversation. How do a...

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  • DevOps

2019 Cloud Computing Predictions

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Cloud Academy Team
December 21, 2018

2018 was a banner year in cloud computing, with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) all continuing to launc...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Predictions

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
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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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  • AWS
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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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  • AWS
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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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