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How to Effectively Use Azure DevOps

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Logan Rakai
April 7, 2020

Azure DevOps is a suite of services that collaborate on software development following DevOps principles. The services in Azure DevOps are:Az...

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  • Azure
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COVID-19: What We’re Doing to Help During This Time

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
March 23, 2020

COVID-19 is challenging all of us in a serious way, but we have no doubt we will get through this together and we will come out stronger than ever ...

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How to Become a Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer

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Guy Hummel
March 10, 2020

Data engineering is one of the most sought-after skills in the job market. According to a 2019 Dice.com report, there was an 88% year-over-year gro...

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New on Cloud Academy: Intro to GitOps; AWS Courses; Java, Python, Amazon Linux 2, Ubuntu, & Docker Playgrounds; and much more

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
March 7, 2020

This month, our Content Team released six new “lab playgrounds.” Each playground lab provides a safe and secure sandbox environment for...

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New on Cloud Academy: Intro to GitOps; AWS Courses; Java, Python, Amazon Linux 2, Ubuntu, & Docker Playgrounds; and much more

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
March 6, 2020

This month, our Content Team released six new “lab playgrounds.” Each playground lab provides a safe and secure sandbox environment for...

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5 Steps to Vulnerability Management for Containers

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Thomas Mitchell
February 27, 2020

You need to implement an effective vulnerability management strategy to ensure the security of your development pipeline, as well as the security o...

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Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS): What Is It and Why Do We Use It?

Nisar Ahmad
Nisar Ahmad
February 25, 2020

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is an open-source fully managed container orchestration service that became available in June 2018 and is available ...

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New on Cloud Academy: Git Labs, CKA and CKAD Lab Challenges, AWS and Azure Learning Paths, AGILE, and Much More

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
February 7, 2020

Our Content Team really kicked it into overdrive with tons of new content this month. You’ll be amazed at the number of new learning paths, c...

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New on Cloud Academy: Red Hat, Agile, OWASP Labs, Amazon SageMaker Lab, Linux Command Line Lab, SQL, Git Labs, Scrum Master, Azure Architects Lab, and Much More

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
January 6, 2020

Our Content Team really kicked it into overdrive with tons of new content this month. You’ll be amazed at the number of new learning paths, c...

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Azure Security: Best Practices You Need to Know

Orion Withrow
Orion Withrow
December 17, 2019

When it comes to Azure Security best practices, where do you begin? In a lot of ways, Azure is very similar to any other data center. But with that...

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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
— March 20, 2020

The 12 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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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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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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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02.The AWS...

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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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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
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn 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 was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, 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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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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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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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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