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 articles to help you relax during this busy time of year. We hope you find them helpful this holiday season.
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If you’re looking to take your skills as a developer or technology professional to the next level, then getting AWS certified is a great idea. In this article, we’ll cover the top six reasons why getting an AWS Certification is a great idea.
What is an Elastic Load Balancer? This post covers basics of what an Elastic Load Balancer is, and two of its examples: Application Load Balancers and Classic Load Balancers.
We’re going to treat this article as a sort of AWS 101 — it’ll be a quick primer on AWS Regions and Availability Zones that will be useful for understanding the basics of how AWS infrastructure is organized. We’ll define each section, then clearly list the current availability, and sprinkle in some best practices as well.
Securing Azure can pose many unique challenges. The security of resources hosted in Azure is of the utmost importance, though it is sometimes overlooked by companies new to the environment. While Azure certainly provides help with securing your business assets, a great deal of responsibility is shared and requires customers to do their part to secure their Azure cloud. In this article, we’ll discuss our top nine Azure Security best practices.
With more and more companies using Google Cloud Platform for at least some of their cloud requirements, there is an increased demand for GCP certification training. Google now has seven certification exams that teams and IT professionals can use to validate their GCP skills.
Cloud Academy’s new Foundation Certificate in Cyber Security (FCCS) Learning Path, developed with QA, acts as a foundation for more advanced managerial or technical qualifications and provides a thorough general understanding to enable businesses to ensure they are secure.
We know it’s tough to stay on track. That’s why we’re introducing Cloud Academy’s new training tips to help you stay motivated to study. We’ll dive right into why we think this tip deserves the top spot.
The competition in the business landscape is daunting and you need to go the extra mile to establish your presence in the market. Besides just ensuring that the products you offer are of the best quality, your marketing strategy should also be better than the rest. In this article, we’ll explain how cloud computing serves as a powerful solution for your marketing strategy.
Is your organization considering cloud migration? Learn how cloud migration can impact your enterprise in the short and long term.
There are many use cases where we need to send emails from our applications to customers. We see use cases in e-commerce when a user purchases an item and an order confirmation email has to be sent. In workflow applications, whenever there is a change in process flow, a notification email will be sent. In this post, we will explain simple steps to send emails using Java programming and Amazon SES.
New on Cloud Academy: AWS Solution Architect Associate Lab Challenge, Azure Hands-on Labs, Foundation Certificate in Cyber Security, and Much More
Our Content Team really kicked it into overdrive with tons of new content this month. You’ll be amazed at the number of new courses, hands-on labs, and lab challenges!
Hands-on experience is required to translate knowledge into real-world results. Cloud Academy announces the newest lab challenges to get your prepped for the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate exam, or test your Java chops.
Here at Cloud Academy, we’re customer- and product-obsessed. It’s our mission to understand what our users want and need so we can help to empower their learning goals. We listen to feedback and continually deploy updates that will help you have a better experience. Check out how we’ve improved performance and UX within our platform.
Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: Top 5 AWS Salary Report Findings, How To Become a Cybersecurity Professional, 8 Financial Benefits of Cloud Migration, and more
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...
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...
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...
6 Reasons Why You Should Get an AWS Certification This Year
In the past decade, the rise of cloud computing has been undeniable. Businesses of all sizes are moving their infrastructure and applications to the cloud. This is partly because the cloud allows businesses and their employees to access important information from just about anywhere. ...
AWS Regions and Availability Zones: The Simplest Explanation You Will Ever Find Around
The basics of AWS Regions and Availability Zones We’re going to treat this article as a sort of AWS 101 — it’ll be a quick primer on AWS Regions and Availability Zones that will be useful for understanding the basics of how AWS infrastructure is organized. We’ll define each section,...
Application Load Balancer vs. Classic Load Balancer
What is an Elastic Load Balancer? This post covers basics of what an Elastic Load Balancer is, and two of its examples: Application Load Balancers and Classic Load Balancers. For additional information — including a comparison that explains Network Load Balancers — check out our post o...
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). ...
Kubernetes Services: AWS vs. Azure vs. Google Cloud
Kubernetes is a popular open-source container orchestration platform that allows us to deploy and manage multi-container applications at scale. Businesses are rapidly adopting this revolutionary technology to modernize their applications. Cloud service providers — such as Amazon Web Ser...