What certifications should I get?

As we mentioned in a post earlier this month, the old AWS slogan the “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. The question we’ll be trying to answer in this blog is: ‘What certifications should I get?‘ Cloud components are going into everything from mobile computing to home games and email campaigns, according..

New Course: Introduction to Continuous Integration

The Ideal Course for DevOps Beginners Who Want to Learn about Continuous Integration Hey folks! You’ll be happy to know that Cloud Academy has recently published a brand-new course called Introduction to Continuous Integration by our expert DevOps instructor Ben Lambert. He’s an experienced DevOps engineer with a track record of success in building web and mobile applications. This course is..

Working with Amazon DynamoDB: New Course

A fantastic new course from an exciting new instructor We proudly announce a new course Working with Amazon DynamoDB from a new instructor, Ryan Park. Ryan has the honor of acting as an AWS Community Hero. AWS describes their Community Heroes as: Mentors and super users. They are creators, writers or speakers who routinely provide high quality and..

AWS DevOps Training: How and why you should study it

The AWS DevOps training is challenging and rewarding. You should study for the exam even if you don’t want the certification – Everyone should understand the big picture. It’s been a while since I’ve written a post for our blog, but it’s definitely a great time to come back to it! Our content team just..

Amazon Web Services: 2 new courses from Andrew Templeton

We are proud to publish 2 new AWS courses that will make a difference in people’s careers. As I noted last week, Andrew Templeton is one a select group of individuals who’ve earned all 5 AWS Certifications: Developer Associate, SysOps Administrator Associate, Solutions Architect Associate, Solutions Architect Professional, and DevOps Engineer Professional.  Both courses are by Andrew..

Advanced Use of AWS CloudFormation: New course

Advanced Use of AWS CloudFormation is a fantastic new course from a superb instructor Our exceptional AWS course content continues growing with the addition of  Advanced Use of AWS CloudFormation. This is an 8 lesson course with 2 hours of video content designed, built, and presented by one of Cloud Academy’s top Content Creators, Andrew..

Jobs Opportunities in the Growing Cloud Industry: Infographic

Our infographic summarizes the phenomenal opportunities emerging in cloud computing It’s no secret that companies need legions of Engineers, IT Professionals, Developers, Security Experts, Data Scientists, and others to fill an ever-increasing demand. It is hard to overstate the demand for skilled Cloud Professionals There is an immediate need to hire smart people who are..

AWS re:Invent 2015: five sessions you mustn’t miss

As we recently wrote, the 2015 edition of AWS’s re:Invent event is going to be huge. There will be far too much going on to expect that you’ll actually see anything more than a representative sampling of everything on offer. So if you’re lucky enough to have a ticket and you want to get as..

Write your AWS Lambda functions in Java: Cloud News

AWS Lambda is an Amazon Web Services compute service that makes it easy for you to build applications that respond quickly to new information. AWS Lambda runs your code in response to specific events. It is up to you to choose the type of events, however here are some examples of the kinds of events..

New course: AWS Solutions Architect Professional

Cloud Academy has just released the first course in our Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect Professional level certification series. The thirteen videos that make up cloud expert Kevin Felichko’s latest course cover the essential terminology and services that lie at the core of Amazon cloud architecting. While other Cloud Academy courses also address basic AWS..