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The 9 Microsoft Azure Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

Nisar Ahmad
Nisar Ahmad
September 5, 2019

Cloud computing is one of the fastest-growing technology in this modern era. According to the IDC report, “public cloud spending will grow from $22...

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New on Cloud Academy: CISSP, AWS, Azure, & DevOps Labs, Python for Beginners, and more…

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
August 30, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian intensifies, it looks like Floridians across the entire state might have to hunker down for another big one. If you've gone thr...

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Test Your Cloud Knowledge on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform

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Stefano Giacone
August 8, 2019

Cloud skills are in demand | In today's digital era, employers are constantly seeking skilled professionals with working knowledge of AWS, Azure,...

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New on Cloud Academy: AZ-500 Exam Preparation, Cast to Chromecast, Pythonic Programming, and more…

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
August 1, 2019

Now that the fireworks have simmered down and you finished Season 3 of Stranger Things (or did you...?), it's time to get back to your professional...

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AZ-500 Exam: Solidify Your Skills as a Microsoft Azure Security Engineer

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Thomas Mitchell
July 31, 2019

Becoming a Microsoft Azure security engineer is no joke. It’s even harder to become a GOOD Azure security engineer. However, if you can solidify yo...

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How to Effectively Use Azure Management Groups, Subscriptions, and Resource Groups

Orion Withrow
Orion Withrow
July 24, 2019

When used individually, Azure Management Groups, Subscriptions, and Resource Groups are very powerful. But when used together, they can establish t...

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Top 10 Things Cybersecurity Professionals Need to Know

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Paola Di Pietro
July 19, 2019

There has been an increase in data breaches over the recent years. With almost 143 million Americans who have had their data compromised in data br...

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New on Cloud Academy: 10 Cybersecurity Labs, Amazon Kinesis, Six Programming Labs, and More

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
July 1, 2019

By now, you probably know that Cloud Academy is constantly publishing new training content every month with Learning Paths, Courses, Quizzes, Exams...

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Running Apache Spark on Azure Databricks

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Guy Hummel
June 26, 2019

In this article, we’ll cover how to set up an Azure Databricks cluster and how to run queries in an interactive notebook. However, this article onl...

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Understanding the Core Azure Architectural Components

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Thomas Mitchell
June 25, 2019

Microsoft Azure relies on a few key architectural components to provide redundancy and high availability. Core Azure architectural components inclu...

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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
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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