DevOps

SQL Injection Lab: Think Like a Hacker

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Ben Lambert
October 5, 2017

Security is IT’s top spending priority according to the 2017/2018 Computer Economics IT Spending & Staffing Benchmarks report*. Given the frequ...

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  • DevOps
  • Security
  • SQL

Women in Tech: Zamira Jaupaj, DevOps Engineer

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Zamira Jaupaj
September 15, 2017

In building an enterprise culture of cloud, DevOps skills complement the enterprise’s need to automate development, testing, deployment, and operat...

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  • DevOps
  • Women in Tech

Mesosphere to Incorporate Kubernetes into DC/OS

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Ben Lambert
September 8, 2017

The announcement that Mesosphere is going to incorporate Kubernetes into DC/OS has generated a fair amount of buzz in the industry, with the consen...

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  • DevOps
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

How to Set up a Web Application Hacking Lab

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Ben Lambert
August 25, 2017

To learn something well requires practice, and ethical hacking is no exception. Unlike say, practicing the trumpet, practicing hacking has potentia...

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  • Database
  • Security

Embracing DevOps in Your Company – An Interview With our DevOps Expert

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Diego Tiziani
July 7, 2017

On the Cloud Academy Community, we get a lot of questions about DevOps. According to the 2017 State of DevOps Report by the DevOps Research & A...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • DevOps
  • Security

New Azure, Google Cloud, DevOps Learning Paths & Labs: Get Ready for your Certification!

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Cloud Academy Team
July 6, 2017

At Cloud Academy, we’re busy adding new content to help you achieve your goals across AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and DevOps.W...

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  • Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • IoT

How to Implement a Scheduled Low Cost and High Performance Microservice

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Luca Zacchetti
June 30, 2017

Sometimes, we need to execute scheduled tasks with a time/event based approach and we need to have enough capacity to complete these tasks quickly,...

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  • FaaS

The Power and Pitfalls of Containers: DevOpsDays Seattle conference 2017

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Eric Raub
May 29, 2017

I recently attended the DevOpsDays Seattle conference and wanted to share some of the topics of discussion with the Cloud Academy audience.Unsu...

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  • DevOps

Cloud Academy 2017 Conferences and Events Worldwide!

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Talia Wise
April 20, 2017

Our second quarter got off to a spectacular start, down under, at AWS Summit Sydney. We had the great pleasure of starting off our visit by hosting...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • DevOps
  • Google Cloud Platform

Introducing IaC Tools Within an Amazon Web Services Environment

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Gerardo Santoveña
April 19, 2017

It’s no secret that automation is an ongoing, evolving trend in IT. Cloud computing and virtualization are making it faster to do more with less ma...

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  • AWS
  • DevOps

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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