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Cloud Technology and Security Alert News Digest – Issue #4

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David Clinton
December 9, 2014

Update 2019: We've been busy working on some great training content around security, check out the Cloud Academy library to prepare on all-things c...

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How to Make your Infrastructure Compliant With PCI-DSS on AWS

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Sanket Dangi
December 3, 2014

A few hours ago Google announced that Google Cloud Platform is now certified for compliance with PCI-DSS. Payment Card Industry - Data Security Sta...

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Cloud Technology and Security Alert News Digest – Issue #3

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David Clinton
December 2, 2014

Update 2019: We've been busy working on some great training content around security, check out the Cloud Academy library to prepare on all-things c...

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Cloud Technology and Security Alert News Digest – Issue #1

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David Clinton
November 18, 2014

Update 2019: We've been busy working on some great training content around security, check out the Cloud Academy library to prepare on all-things c...

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How to Choose the Best AWS Region for Your Workload

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
November 10, 2014

The AWS Cloud Infrastructure is built in various locations across the world called "Regions. Recently, Amazon has launched a new Region in Frankfur...

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Learn IAM With Our New course Introduction to IAM

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Andrea Colangelo
November 4, 2014

If there is a service that we have seen used in most if not all the courses we crafted about AWS, that service is IAM. That's just one more reason ...

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How to Fix POODLE on Windows Server 2012

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
November 3, 2014

(Update) We’ve released some great new content over the past few years, visit Cloud Academy’s Training Library for the latest training material. ...

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SSH in the Browser: Pros and Cons of the Latest News in Google Developer Console

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
August 13, 2014

Remotely connecting to Linux VM instances using SSH (Secure Shell) with clients like OpenSSH or PuTTY is a common task for developers and administr...

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How to Protect Your Server With Multi-Factor Authentication on AWS

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
July 22, 2014

Being able to easily access your cloud instances from the Public Internet is one of the most requested features from developers and system administ...

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How CodeSpaces Was Killed by Security Issues on AWS. The Best Practices to Avoid it.

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
June 30, 2014

Amazon Web Services is the lead Cloud Computing provider in the public cloud market. Organizations are rapidly moving their applications to AWS Clo...

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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
— 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
— 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
— 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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