Now that it’s 2020, how many times have you caught yourself dating a paper 2019? Don’t lie. It’s happened at least once or twice — or a handful of times — I’m sure. And if you’re a member of the “perfect club” that hasn’t made any 2020 mistakes, then we’re still happy to have you in our imperfect technical community. But if you’re like the rest of us — forgetful — then you’ll need to check out our latest Training Tip from Andrew Larkin, Head of Content, who created this tip with you in mind.
If you’re looking to get a CKAD or CKA Kubernetes Certification, we have a perfect webinar for you: Tips for Passing the CKAD and CKA Kubernetes Certifications. You’ll get insight into common aspects of the two exams, choosing which exam to take, and studying tips for passing the exams.
Now that we’ve got all of the announcements out of the way, let’s dive right into this month’s Cloud Academy Blog Digest.
New articles by topic
In this article, we’ll take a look at the top 5 key findings from the Jefferson Frank Salary Report. When you’re ready to begin — or advance — your AWS skills, you’ll want to check out Cloud Academy. It offers AWS training on the new generation of cloud training, for both professionals and enterprises.
Cybersecurity Specialists are professionals who provide security during the development stages of software systems, networks, and data centers. The professionals are expected to search for risks and vulnerabilities in software and hardware. They monitor and manage any attacks and illegal intrusions. In this article, we’ll cover the roles, responsibilities, and skills required to become a cybersecurity professional.
Cloud computing is a technology that serves extensive benefits to businesses. It empowers them to operate more effectively and improve their productivity as well. This is because the tools and applications that are integrated into the cloud can be accessed from anywhere. Essentially, this technology makes data storage and distribution easier. In this article, we’ll cover the 10 reasons why cloud computing improves digital marketing.
This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the prerequisites to learning cloud computing. This was a question we were emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS Certification Prep Learning Paths, Hands-on Labs, and Skill Assessments to help guide you on this journey, we also wanted to provide a useful guide on this topic.
Time and time again, studies and customer feedback show that people want practical hands-on learning experiences in order to learn new concepts. It’s no secret that learning by doing is the most effective and engaging way to learn new skills, especially when trying out abstract concepts in the tech world. In this article, Cloud Academy’s founders talk about the innovation within Hands-on Labs to help you quickly learn practical skills.
We know it’s tough to stay on track. That’s why we introducing Cloud Academy’s training tips to help you stay motivated to study. We’ll dive right into why we think this tip our second spot.
Companies that have long migrated to the cloud many times have confirmed the effectiveness of this solution from a practical point of view. This gives you more flexibility to perform tasks, work with data is organized more quickly and efficiently, and the data itself is stored under reliable protection. However, these are not all of the benefits that may become available to businesses after migration to the cloud. In this article, we talk about the most important financial benefits that you will get by making this decision.
Kubernetes is successful in providing building blocks for developer platforms while preserving flexibility and user choice where essential. Kubernetes has become the most one of the most positively impacting technology for the industry. It is contributing well to how software is deployed for scaling, flexibility, processing, and engagement for big open-source projects. In this article, we’ll look at the current and future state of Kubernetes in the enterprise.
Letter from our CEO
After all these years, we are just as excited about the work as we were on day one. And the reason for that is because of customers like you — because of your trust and support. The constant feedback, requests, and amazing responses are what keep all of us focused on our vision.
What’s Coming in 2020
We published more content in 2019 than we have published in any previous year. Just take a look at these numbers:
- 92 hands-on labs and lab challenges
- 227 courses
- 40 learning paths
These results are a joint effort – made possible by your feedback and suggestions. Thank you for your support in 2019! The highlight for us in the last 12 months has been working with you to define and build content that has helped you achieve your business goals. Read our blog, What’s Coming In 2020, for the full story.
Elasticsearch vs. CloudSearch: AWS Cloud Search Choices
Elasticsearch vs. CloudSearch: What's the main difference? Let's compare AWS-based cloud tools: Elasticsearch vs. CloudSearch. While both services use proven technologies, Elasticsearch is more popular, open source, and has a flexible API to use for customization; in comparison, CloudS...
New on Cloud Academy: Git Labs, CKA and CKAD Lab Challenges, AWS and Azure Learning Paths, AGILE, and Much More
We just kicked off our first Free Weekend of 2020. This means we've unlocked our Training Library for just 72 hours. Until Sunday at 11:59 pm (PST), you can get unlimited access to our industry-leading learning paths, courses, certification prep exams, and our most popular hands-on labs...
How to Encrypt an EBS Volume
Keeping data and applications safe in the cloud is one of the most visible challenges facing cloud teams in 2020. Cloud storage services where data resides are frequently a target for hackers, not because the services are inherently weak but because they are often improperly configured....
Heroku vs. AWS: Which Cloud Solution Works Best in 2020
Heroku vs. AWS: Introduction Сloud-based platforms get more and more recognition. According to Statista, just in the third quarter of 2019, cloud market revenues reached $27.5 billion. By moving to the cloud, businesses can focus on their strategy and other processes instead of dealing...
How to Unlock Complimentary Access to Cloud Academy
Are you looking to get trained or certified on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, DevOps, Cybersecurity, Information Security, Python, Java, or another technical skill? Then you'll want to mark your calendars. Starting Friday, February 7 at 12:00 a.m. PST (3:00 a.m. EST), Cloud Acade...
Top 5 AWS Salary Report Findings
At the speed the cloud tech space is developing, it can be hard to keep track of everything that’s happening within the AWS ecosystem. Advances in technology prompt smarter functionality and innovative new products, which in turn give rise to new job roles that have a ripple effect on t...
New on Cloud Academy: Red Hat, Agile, OWASP Labs, Amazon SageMaker Lab, Linux Command Line Lab, SQL, Git Labs, Scrum Master, Azure Architects Lab, and Much More
Happy New Year! We hope you're ready to kick your training in overdrive in 2020 because we have a ton of new content for you. Not only do we have a bunch of new courses, hands-on labs, and lab challenges on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, but we also have three new courses on Red Hat, th...
Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: Azure Best Practices, 6 Reasons You Should Get AWS Certified, Google Cloud Certification Prep, and more
Happy Holidays from Cloud Academy We hope you have a wonderful holiday season filled with family, friends, and plenty of food. Here at Cloud Academy, we are thankful for our amazing customer like you. Since this time of year can be stressful, we’re sharing a few of our latest article...
Google Cloud Platform Certification: Preparation and Prerequisites
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has evolved from being a niche player to a serious competitor to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. In 2019, research firm Gartner placed Google in the Leaders quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service for the second consecuti...
New Lab Challenges: Push Your Skills to the Next Level
Build hands-on experience using real accounts on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and more Meaningful cloud skills require more than book knowledge. Hands-on experience is required to translate knowledge into real-world results. We see this time and time again in studies about how pe...
New on Cloud Academy: AWS Solution Architect Lab Challenge, Azure Hands-on Labs, Foundation Certificate in Cyber Security, and Much More
Now that Thanksgiving is over and the craziness of Black Friday has died down, it's now time for the busiest season of the year. Whether you're a last-minute shopper or you already have your shopping done, the holidays bring so much more excitement than any other time of year. Since our...
Understanding Enterprise Cloud Migration
What is enterprise cloud migration? Cloud migration is about moving your data, applications, and even infrastructure from your on-premises computers or infrastructure to a virtual pool of on-demand, shared resources that offer compute, storage, and network services at scale. Why d...