Happy Holidays from Cloud Academy
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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.
New Content: Platforms, Programming, and DevOps – Something for Everyone
This month our team of expert certification specialists released three new or updated learning paths, 16 courses, 13 hands-on labs, and four lab challenges! New content on Cloud Academy You can always visit our Content Roadmap to see what’s just released as well as what’s coming soon....
Mastering AWS Organizations Service Control Policies
Service Control Policies (SCPs) are IAM-like policies to manage permissions in AWS Organizations. SCPs restrict the actions allowed for accounts within the organization making each one of them compliant with your guidelines. SCPs are not meant to grant permissions; you should consider ...
New Content: Focus on DevOps and Programming Content this Month
This month our team of expert certification specialists released 12 new or updated learning paths, 15 courses, 25 hands-on labs, and four lab challenges! New content on Cloud Academy You can always visit our Content Roadmap to see what’s just released as well as what’s coming soon. Ja...
New Content: Get Ready for the CISM Cert Exam & Learn About Alibaba, Plus All the AWS, GCP, and Azure Courses You Know You Can Count On
This month our team of intrepid certification specialists released five learning paths, seven courses, 19 hands-on labs, and three lab challenges! One particularly interesting new learning path is Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Foundations. After completing this learn...
Which Certifications Should I Get?
The old AWS slogan, “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. Really, cloud has been the new normal for a while now and getting credentials has become an increasingly effective way to quickly showcase your abilities to recruiters and companies. With all that in mind, the s...
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...
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. The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some ...
New Content: AWS Terraform, Java Programming Lab Challenges, Azure DP-900 & DP-300 Certification Exam Prep, Plus Plenty More Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Big Data Courses
This month our Content Team continues building the catalog of courses for everyone learning about AWS, GCP, and Microsoft Azure. In addition, this month’s updates include several Java programming lab challenges and a couple of courses on big data. In total, we released five new learning...
Where Should You Be Focusing Your AWS Security Efforts?
Another day, another re:Invent session! This time I listened to Stephen Schmidt’s session, “AWS Security: Where we've been, where we're going.” Amongst covering the highlights of AWS security during 2020, a number of newly added AWS features/services were discussed, including: AWS Audit...
AWS re:Invent: 2020 Keynote Top Highlights and More
We’ve gotten through the first five days of the special all-virtual 2020 edition of AWS re:Invent. It’s always a really exciting time for practitioners in the field to see what features and services AWS has cooked up for the year ahead. This year’s conference is a marathon and not a...
WARNING: Great Cloud Content Ahead
At Cloud Academy, content is at the heart of what we do. We work with the world’s leading cloud and operations teams to develop video courses and learning paths that accelerate teams and drive digital transformation. First and foremost, we listen to our customers’ needs and we stay ahea...
Excelling in AWS, Azure, and Beyond – How Danut Prisacaru Prepares for the Future
Meet Danut Prisacaru. Danut has been a Software Architect for the past 10 years and has been involved in Software Engineering for 30 years. He’s passionate about software and learning, and jokes that coding is basically the only thing he can do well (!). We think his enthusiasm shines t...