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
— 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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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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Andrew Larkin
— March 20, 2020

The 12 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
— November 13, 2019

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

What are microservices? Let's start our discussion by setting a foundation of what microservices are. Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). ...

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  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Microservices
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
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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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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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  • AWS
  • S3
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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02.The AWS...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn 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 was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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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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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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  • AWS
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes
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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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  • AWS
  • AWS CLI
  • Command line interface
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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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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration