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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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ServerlessConf: A Brief Recap of the Latest Serverless News

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Alex Casalboni
June 1, 2016

What makes serverless a trending technology and why did we meet last week in NYC to discuss its future? We proudly attended the first Serverless C...

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Serverless Framework: A Deep Overview of the Best AWS Lambda + API Gateway Automation Solution

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Alex Casalboni
May 24, 2016

Architecting AWS-Powered Microservices in Python with Serverless Framework: What You Need to Know We have been talking a lot about the new serverl...

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Introduction to DevOps: Beginner’s Guide

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Ben Lambert
May 11, 2016

DevOps might be the most exciting trend in computing because it isn't really a trend. In this post, I explore What DevOps is and why acquiring a b...

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Introduction to DevOps: New Course

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Paul Carlstroem
May 10, 2016

DevOps makes the world a better place. DevOps is a philosophy of the efficient development, deployment, and operation, of the highest quality soft...

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AWS DevOps Training: How and why you should study it

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
April 12, 2016

The AWS DevOps training is challenging and rewarding. You should study for the exam even if you don't want the certification - Everyone should unde...

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SaltStack Deployments: Best Practices for Automation

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Ashutosh Narayan
January 27, 2016

You must perform tasks on multiple servers. You log-in to each server carefully and work. What if you have thousands of servers? SaltStack is the w...

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  • Cloud Computing

Netflix Spinnaker: multi-cloud continuous integration tool

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Chandan Patra
December 2, 2015

With the release of the open source Netflix Spinnaker delivery platform, the cloud-savvy video on demand company signals that the cloud is bigger t...

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Cloud DevOps: improve your application development life cycle

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Vineet Badola
November 16, 2015

DevOps driven solutions that can reduce work cycles and speed up delivery take on greater importance, and properly understanding Cloud DevOps is es...

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Ansible and AWS: Cloud IT Automation Management

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Chandan Patra
October 21, 2015

With things moving a bit more slowly through the holiday season, we’re going to re-run some of our most popular posts from 2015. Enjoy! The kinds ...

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
— 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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Vineet Badola
— July 15, 2019

AWS AMI Virtualization Types: HVM vs PV (Paravirtual VS Hardware VM)

Amazon Machine Images (AWS AMI) offers two types of virtualization: Paravirtual (PV) and Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM). Each solution offers its own advantages. When we’re using AWS, it’s easy for someone — almost without thinking —  to choose which AMI flavor seems best when spinning...

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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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  • Cloud Migration

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