Webinars

Learn about Cloud Academy’s Webinars, listen to thought leaders in Security, DevOps, Data Engineering, Cloud Migration, Serverless, and more.

Docker containers Webinar Part 1: How They Work, from Idea to Dev

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Adam Hawkins
November 1, 2016

The Docker containers Webinar: on October 19, I held Part 1 of a three-part webinar series on Docker. For those of you who could not attend, this p...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Docker

Webinar Recap: Why You Should Choose Azure – And Migrate to the Public Cloud

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Justin Denk
September 20, 2016

In this webinar, DevOps engineer and Cloud Academy instructor Ben Lambert has a conversation with Microsoft team member Brandon Middleton about the...

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  • Azure

Webinar Recap: Interview with Greg Cockburn

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Justin Denk
September 15, 2016

If you missed our webinar interview with Greg Cockburn, don't worry - we have it recorded for you here. You can also check out the SoundCloud po...

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  • AWS

Webinar Recap: How to Study for the AWS Solutions Architect Professional Certification

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Justin Denk
September 14, 2016

In case you missed our webinar about how to study for the AWS Solutions Architect Professional certification exam or if you simply don't have enoug...

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  • AWS

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

Austin Collins on the Serverless Framework

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Alex Casalboni
June 29, 2016

How Serverless.com Aims to Become the Best Open-Source Project of this Decade During our last webinar Introduction to the Serverless Paradigm, we ...

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  • AWS
  • Azure

Webinar – Keep your team’s skills up to date with Cloud Academy

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Cloud Academy Team
March 10, 2016

(Update) For an up-to-date list of Cloud Academy’s webinars, please visit Cloud Academy’s webinars page. Cloud Academy CEO, Stefano Bellasio...

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  • AWS

Cloud Academy Webinar: Manage Youur Team With Management Dashboard

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David Clinton
July 17, 2015

(Update) We’ve recently updated the Cloud Academy's Management Dashboard, a single pane of glass for assessing, developing, and monitoring cloud sk...

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  • Cloud Computing

Cloud Academy Webinar: How to Get The Most From Our Hands-on Labs

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David Clinton
May 19, 2015

For most people, successfully mastering a new technology involves more than just reading through step-by-step guides, or even attending full-day ex...

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  • Hands-on Labs

Cloud Academy Webinar: AWS Certifications And You

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David Clinton
March 27, 2015

(Update March 2019) For an up-to-date list of Cloud Academy’s webinars, please visit Cloud Academy’s webinars page. Note: you can now view a...

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  • AWS

Popular Articles

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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
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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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
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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  • 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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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
  • 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
  • Cloud Computing
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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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  • AWS
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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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