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Coming from the Cloud. Reaching for the Stars. An Interview with Riccardo Di Blasio

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Talia Wise
March 24, 2017

The first of a series of thought leadership interviews.  Passion is contagious. When I was in high school, I watched the film A Room with a View...

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vCloud Air from VMware: Launching your First VM on the ‘Other’ Public Cloud

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Nitheesh Poojary
September 3, 2015

vCloud Air provides a public cloud platform based on VMware's vSphere. It certainly isn't the only public cloud provider out there, but you can't i...

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  • Virtualization
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AWS VMware Hybrid Solutions: the Best of Both Worlds

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Nitheesh Poojary
August 12, 2015

Looking for the right hybrid on-premise/cloud balance for your VMware infrastructure? There's probably an AWS VMware solution that's just right. I...

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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
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Migrating Virtual Machines to the AWS Cloud

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Nitheesh Poojary
February 25, 2015

Migrating Virtual Machines: why? In this blog post, we'll discuss how to migrate your on-premise virtual machines to AWS - focusing mostly on the ...

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  • Virtualization

Cloud Technology and Security Alert News Digest – Issue #12

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David Clinton
February 9, 2015

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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VMware vLockstep: How to Increase FT of Your VMs

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Prasoon Majumdar
December 31, 2014

Out of the many features that VMware technology support, there is one which is really interesting and lesser known. It is called vLockstep, and it ...

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VMware Acquires Continuent: What it Means for the Cloud World

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Fabio Cecaro
November 14, 2014

Continuent is the leader in DB Clustering and Replication. I'm subscribed to their newsletter for many years. On October 29, I got an email from Ro...

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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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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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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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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
— 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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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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Vineet Badola
— July 6, 2019

What is Cloud Foundry? Key Benefits and a Real Use Case

Unlike most other cloud computing platform services — which are tied to particular cloud providers — Cloud Foundry is available as a stand-alone software package. If desired, you can deploy it on AWS, but you can also host it yourself on your own OpenStack server, or through HP Helion o...

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