Docker

Docker vs. Virtual Machines: Differences You Should Know

Simran Arora
Simran Arora
October 29, 2019

What are the differences between Docker and virtual machines? In this article, we'll compare the differences and provide our insights to help you d...

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  • Containers
  • DevOps
  • Docker
  • virtual machines

Top 20 Open Source Tools for DevOps Success

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Adam Hawkins
July 9, 2019

Open source tools perform a very specific task, and the source code is openly published for use or modification free of charge. I've written about ...

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  • Ansible
  • Chef
  • configuration management
  • DevOps
  • devops tools
  • Docker
  • infrastructure-as-code
  • Kubernetes
  • telemetry

What is Kubernetes? An Introductory Overview

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Adam Hawkins
June 12, 2019

In part 1 of my webinar series on Kubernetes, I introduced Kubernetes at a high level with hands-on demos aiming to answer the question, "What is K...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Kubernetes

New on Cloud Academy, January ’18: Security, Machine Learning, Containers, and more

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Cloud Academy Team
January 18, 2018

LEARNING PATHS Introduction to Kubernetes Kubernetes allows you to deploy and manage containers at scale. Created by Google, and now supported ...

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  • Amazon Machine Learning
  • Docker
  • Security

8 Hands-on Labs to Master Docker in the Enterprise

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Logan Rakai
November 16, 2017

Docker containers are known for bringing a level of ease and portability to the process of developing and deploying applications. Where developers ...

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  • Docker

New on Cloud Academy, September ’17. Big Data, Security, and Containers

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Cloud Academy Team
September 19, 2017

Explore the newest Learning Paths, Courses, and Hands-on Labs on Cloud Academy in September. Learning Paths and Courses Certified Big Data Specia...

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  • AWS
  • Big Data
  • Docker
  • Google Cloud Platform

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 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

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

“On-Premises” FaaS on Kubernetes: Webinar Recap and Q&A

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Alex Casalboni
March 3, 2017

Last week, I hosted a Cloud Academy webinar about open-source FaaS and FaaS on Kubernetes. If you missed the live event, you can watch it here. ...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Kubernetes

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
  • 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
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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  • AWS
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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
  • AWS CLI
  • Command line interface
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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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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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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  • AWS

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