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“On-Premises” FaaS on Kubernetes: Webinar Recap and Q&A

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Alex Casalboni
March 3, 2017

Last week, I hosted a Cloud Academy webinar about open-source FaaS and FaaS on Kubernetes. If you missed the live event, you can watch it here. ...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Kubernetes

Microsoft Azure Functions vs. Google Cloud Functions vs. AWS Lambda

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Marco Parenzan
February 21, 2017

Fight for Serverless Cloud Domination Continues In this post, we’ll take a close look at Azure Functions, and we’ll extend it to the analysis that...

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  • Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Lambda
  • Serverless

How to Minimize Content Latency with Lambda@Edge

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Alex Casalboni
February 16, 2017

Among the AWS Lambda announcements at the 2016 re:Invent, Werner Vogels introduced Lambda@Edge (in preview) for running Lambda functions at CloudFr...

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What is Amazon Athena? The New Game Changer for Big Data

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Antonio Trapani
December 6, 2016

What is Amazon Athena: the 2016 edition of AWS re:Invent was an exciting week of announcements from Andy Jassy and Werner Vogels on pricing reducti...

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  • AWS

re:Invent 2016: What’s New About AWS Lambda?

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Alex Casalboni
December 3, 2016

re:Invent news about AWS Lambda: we have already listed most of the AWS updates announced during the first and second keynote in Las Vegas. In this...

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Serverless News Announced Before AWS re:Invent 2016

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Alex Casalboni
November 22, 2016

Serverless Computing is quickly evolving: Who will be left behind? The 2016 AWS re:Invent will take place in Las Vegas in less than a week. We are...

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  • AWS
  • Azure

Bluemix OpenWhisk: IBM’s Function as a Service

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Alex Casalboni
November 3, 2016

OpenWhisk is the first OSS Serverless platform IBM announced OpenWhisk as an experimental event-driven compute platform earlier this year. As one ...

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WordPress Cloud Hosting: Shifter Goes Serverless

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Hiromichi Koga
October 28, 2016

WordPress Cloud Hosting: A Paradigm Shift in Traditional Hosting Shifter is a serverless hosting solution for WordPress. It brings serverless tech...

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  • AWS

ServerlessConf Tokyo: Highlights From Japan on How App-Development is Changing

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Alex Casalboni
October 11, 2016

ServerlessConf Tokyo: we attended ServerlessConf Tokyo on Oct 1st and it's been an exciting time to be in Japan, thanks to more than 300 developers...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Development & Deploy

4 New Webinars for July 2016: Ansible, AWS Lambda, A/B Testing Algorithms in the Cloud, and Office Hours

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
July 7, 2016

Hello! This is Stefano. It's been a while since my last post on our blog. I've been busy working with our great team at Cloud Academy, but I would ...

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  • Ansible
  • AWS

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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
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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
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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
— 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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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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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
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
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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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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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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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Thomas Mitchell
— July 14, 2017

How I Prepared for the 70-533 Azure Exam

I have been an IT Professional for over two decades.  In that time, I have seen and experienced many changes in the IT landscape. Such changes included the move away from Novell to a fledgling company called Microsoft, the shift to something called Active Directory, and the explosion of...

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  • Azure
  • Hands-on Labs
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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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