Machine Learning

Google Vision vs. Amazon Rekognition: A Vendor-Neutral Comparison

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
September 3, 2019

Google Cloud Vision and Amazon Rekognition offer a broad spectrum of solutions, some of which are comparable in terms of functional details, qualit...

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  • Amazon Rekognition
  • AWS
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Google Vision

Content Roadmap: AZ-500, ITIL 4, MS-100, Google Cloud Associate Engineer, and More

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Andrew Larkin
August 13, 2019

Last month, Cloud Academy joined forces with QA, the UK’s largest B2B skills provider, and it put us in an excellent position to solve a massive sk...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • content roadmap
  • Google Cloud Platform

AWS Machine Learning Services

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Stuart Scott
July 2, 2019

The speed at which machine learning (ML) is evolving within the cloud industry is exponentially growing, and public cloud providers such as AWS are...

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  • Amazon Machine Learning
  • AWS
  • AWS re:Invent
  • Machine Learning

What is Deep Learning and Does Your Enterprise Need It?

Francesco Mosconi
Francesco Mosconi
May 27, 2019

What is Deep Learning? The most frequent question asked by my students is: Do I need to learn deep learning? Beyond the buzzwords bounced back an...

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  • Machine Learning

What are the Benefits of Machine Learning in the Cloud?

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Guy Hummel and Jeremy Cook
August 23, 2018

A Comparison of Machine Learning Services on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Artificial intelligence and machine learning are steadily making their w...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Machine Learning

AI-Driven Automated Testing to Enhance Continuous Delivery

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Tyler Stearns
May 30, 2018

The demand for continuous delivery has changed the approach to development and release tools, especially in keeping up with the high demand of DevO...

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  • Machine Learning

New on Cloud Academy: Machine Learning on Google Cloud and AWS, Big Data Analytics, Terraform, and more

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Cloud Academy Team
May 3, 2018

A 2017 IDC White Paper "recommend[s] that organizations that want to get the most out of cloud should train a wide range of stakeholders on cloud f...

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  • Machine Learning

How to Develop Machine Learning Models in TensorFlow

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Logan Rakai
February 28, 2018

Predictive analytics and automation—through AI and machine learning—are increasingly being integrated into enterprise applications to support decis...

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  • Amazon Machine Learning
  • AWS
  • AWS Labs

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

Getting Started with IoT with AWS and Microsoft Azure

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Cloud Academy Team
January 9, 2018

Companies have been using devices and sensors to measure and quantify data for a while now. By 2020, Gartner predicts that more than 65% of enterpr...

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  • Data Virtualization
  • IoT
  • Stream Analytics

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
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
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
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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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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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