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What is Heroku? Getting Started with PaaS Development

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Nitheesh Poojary
March 20, 2019

So just what is Heroku? It's a service for developers eager to get their applications online without having to worry about infrastructure details....

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  • Azure
  • Development & Deploy

Understanding AWS VPC Egress Filtering Methods

Khash Nakhostin
Khash Nakhostin
November 13, 2018

In order to understand AWS VPC egress filtering methods, you first need to understand that security on AWS is governed by a shared responsibility m...

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  • Aviatrix
  • AWS
  • VPC

Microservices Architecture: Advantages and Drawbacks

Albert Qian
Albert Qian
October 18, 2018

Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Applicat...

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  • AWS
  • Microservices

How to Set up a Web Application Hacking Lab

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Ben Lambert
August 25, 2017

To learn something well requires practice, and ethical hacking is no exception. Unlike say, practicing the trumpet, practicing hacking has potentia...

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  • Database
  • Security

Unikernels and the Future of Cloud Computing

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Vineet Badola
June 7, 2016

Editor's NoteAt the time of writing, Docker had not yet acquired Unikernel Systems, and it's remarkable that Vineet more or less predicted this a...

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  • Cloud Computing

AWS AMI Virtualization Types: HVM vs PV (Paravirtual VS Hardware VM)

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Vineet Badola
December 15, 2015

Amazon Machine Images (AWS AMI) offers two types of virtualization: Paravirtual (PV) and Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM).  Each solution offers its ...

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  • AWS
  • Virtualization

Container Virtualization: What Makes It Work So Well?

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Vineet Badola
October 27, 2015

Various implementations of container virtualization (including Docker) are filling compute roles once reserved for hypervisor virtualization.Incr...

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  • Containers
  • Virtualization

AWS Lambda: an Introduction and Practical Walkthrough

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Vineet Badola
September 29, 2015

With Cloud Computing replacing layer after layer of server room hardware with virtual servers, what if you could virtualize the servers themselves ...

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  • AWS
  • Lambda

Amazon EC2 Container Service and Elastic Beanstalk: Docker on AWS

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Nitheesh Poojary
September 7, 2015

Technology keeps moving. In just a few years, we've gone from servers running on dedicated hardware, through virtualization, and then cloud computi...

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  • AWS
  • Docker
  • EC2

vCloud Air OnDemand – VMware’s IaaS and Hybrid Infrastructure Service

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Alex Casalboni
June 16, 2015

(Update March 2019) To get a jump start at VMware training, take a look at Cloud Academy's the Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS course or visit ...

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  • Azure
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • VMware

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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
  • AWS Certifications
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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  • AWS
  • Microservices
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Cloud Academy Team
— July 11, 2018

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 nine certifications that cover the major cloud roles including Solutions Archite...

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  • AWS
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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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Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements IntroductionWhat 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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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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  • AWS
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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 worksWhile 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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  • AWS
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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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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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Jeremy Cook
— February 7, 2018

What are the Benefits of Migrating to the Cloud?

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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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
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