DevOps

Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: AWS Internet of Things (IoT), Which Certifications Should I Get?, How to Go Serverless, and More

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
November 19, 2019

We’ve published a lot of new articles this month, so we’re going to dive right into the highlights. But if you love to write, make your...

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  • Cloud Academy

DevOps: From Continuous Delivery to Continuous Experimentation

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Adam Hawkins
October 24, 2019

Imagine this scenario. Your team built a continuous delivery pipeline. Team members deploy multiple times a day. Telemetry warns the team about pro...

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  • continuous delivery
  • continuous experimentation
  • DevOps

Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: October 2019

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
October 17, 2019

This month, we started our blog with some big news from Stuart Scott. AWS just announced some big changes to their certification exams. Stuart take...

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Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: September 2019

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
September 20, 2019

We've gathered our September blog highlights for you to jump right in. It might surprise you to learn that there are a number of cybersecuri...

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How Google, HP, and Etsy Succeed with DevOps

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Adam Hawkins
September 13, 2019

DevOps is currently well developed, and there are many examples of companies adopting it to improve their existing practices and explore new fronti...

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  • Continuous Learning
  • DevOps
  • Velocity

Top 5 Mistakes When Hiring a Full-Stack Developer

Anastasia Stefanuk
Anastasia Stefanuk
August 29, 2019

A skilled team of IT talent is crucial for any business that wants to catch up to modern technology, develop software products, and implement a dig...

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  • developer
  • hiring

How to Accelerate Development in the Cloud

Chris Gambino
Chris Gambino
August 28, 2019

Understanding how to accelerate development in the cloud can prevent typical challenges that developers face in a traditional enterprise. While the...

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  • deploy
  • deployment acceleration
  • development
  • DevOps

Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: August 2019

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
August 19, 2019

Trending Articles We've gathered some August highlights for you to jump in to. Check out our Content Roadmap to see our new courses schedul...

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Content Roadmap: AZ-500, ITIL 4, MS-100, Google Cloud Associate Engineer, and More

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Andrew Larkin
August 13, 2019

Last month, Cloud Academy joined forces with QA, the UK’s largest B2B skills provider, and it put us in an excellent position to solve a massive sk...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • content roadmap
  • Google Cloud Platform

DevSecOps: How to Secure DevOps Environments

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Adam Hawkins
August 9, 2019

Security has been a friction point when discussing DevOps. This stems from the assumption that DevOps teams move too fast to handle security concer...

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  • AWS
  • cloud security
  • DevOps
  • DevSecOps
  • Security

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
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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
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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
— 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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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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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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  • Cloud Computing
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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 Certifications
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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the 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 and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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  • AWS
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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Introduction What 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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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
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Stuart Scott
— October 16, 2019

AWS Security: Bastion Hosts, NAT instances and VPC Peering

Effective security requires close control over your data and resources. Bastion hosts, NAT instances, and VPC peering can help you secure your AWS infrastructure. Welcome to part four of my AWS Security overview. In part three, we looked at network security at the subnet level. This ti...

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