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4 Key Takeaways from Google Cloud Next ’19

Luca Casartelli
Luca Casartelli
April 19, 2019

Google Cloud Next ’19 was the flagship Google Cloud Platform developers conference, held in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. I was lucky enough to a...

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  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes
  • Machine Learning

NEW: Custom Hands-On Labs for Azure and Google Cloud Platform

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Giacomo Marinangeli
March 29, 2019

Harvard Business Review recently estimated that some 90% of corporate training never gets applied on the job. Given the $200B training industry, th...

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  • Azure
  • Content Engine
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Hands-on Labs

Understanding Object Storage and Block Storage Use Cases

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Nitheesh Poojary
March 12, 2019

Cloud Computing, like any computing, is a combination of CPU, memory, networking, and storage. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platforms allow y...

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  • Azure
  • Storage

How to Build an Intelligent Chatbot with Python and Dialogflow

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David Santucci
February 14, 2019

Chatbots are a powerful example of artificial intelligence (AI) in use today. Just think about Google Assistant and how intelligent the platform be...

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  • Machine Learning
  • Python

2019 Cloud Computing Predictions

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Cloud Academy Team
December 21, 2018

2018 was a banner year in cloud computing, with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) all continuing to launc...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Predictions

Getting Started With Site Reliability Engineering

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Adam Hawkins
December 12, 2018

Much has been written and discussed about SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) from what it is, how to do it, and how it's the same (or different) as...

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  • DevOps
  • SRE

Google Cloud Certification: Preparation and Prerequisites

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Guy Hummel
November 21, 2018

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has evolved from being a niche player to a serious competitor to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. In 2018, rese...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform

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 CoursesCertified Big Data Specia...

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  • AWS
  • Big Data
  • Docker
  • Google Cloud Platform

What is a Chatbot? How to Build One and What Platforms You Should Use

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Matteo Ronchetti
September 14, 2017

What is a Chatbot? A chatbot is a conversational interface that can be used to interact with a product or service. While the term is well known in ...

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  • AWS
  • Chatbots

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

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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Cloud Academy Team
— July 11, 2018

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 nine certifications that cover the major cloud roles including Solutions Archite...

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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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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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