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
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  • 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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  • DevOps

What is HashiCorp Vault? How to Secure Secrets Inside Microservices

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Luca Zacchetti
March 30, 2017

Whether you are a developer or a system administrator, you will have to manage the issue of sharing "secrets" or secure information. In this contex...

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  • DevOps
  • Docker
  • HashiCorp Vault

Azure App Service in action

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Cloud Academy Team
March 2, 2017

In the real world, there are generally two possibilities for hosting your web applications or APIs in the cloud. You can follow the classic model a...

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  • Azure
  • Azure App Service

How to Deploy Docker Containers on AWS Elastic Beanstalk Applications

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Luca Zacchetti
February 3, 2017

In this post, we are going to look at how to deploy two Docker containers on AWS Elastic Beanstalk Applications.  Today, Docker containers are b...

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  • Docker

What is DevOps?

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Cloud Academy Team
December 27, 2016

When it comes to delivering software projects, there must be an easier way. At least that’s the idea behind DevOps. But what is DevOps? And why is ...

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  • DevOps

5 Best DevOps Tools You Need to Know

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Justin Denk
September 23, 2016

Here Are 5 Best DevOps Tools Designed to Streamline Your Engineering Pipeline As the DevOps industry continues to grow, there are a variety of too...

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  • DevOps

DevOps Fundamentals: New Learning Path

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Justin Denk
August 31, 2016

DevOps is a growing field that encompasses the automation, standardization, and formalization of development and deployment. In today's develo...

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4 New Webinars for July 2016: Ansible, AWS Lambda, A/B Testing Algorithms in the Cloud, and Office Hours

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
July 7, 2016

Hello! This is Stefano. It's been a while since my last post on our blog. I've been busy working with our great team at Cloud Academy, but I would ...

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  • Ansible
  • AWS

New Course: Introduction to Continuous Integration

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Justin Denk
June 6, 2016

The Ideal Course for DevOps Beginners Who Want to Learn about Continuous Integration Hey folks! You'll be happy to know that Cloud Academy has rec...

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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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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

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
— 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
— 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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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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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
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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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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 CLI
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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