Blog Digest: Which Certifications Should I Get?, The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications, 6 Ways to Prevent a Data Breach, and More

This month, we were excited to announce that Cloud Academy was recognized in the G2 Summer 2020 reports! These reports highlight the top-rated solutions in the industry, as chosen by the source that matters most: customers. We’re grateful to have been nominated as a High Performer in several categories in the Summer 2020 reports. This result is very important to us, as it shows our customers’ high opinion of the Cloud Academy platform.

Now let’s jump right into this month’s blog digest.


Certifications

Which Certifications Should I Get?

Which certifications should you get? The answer depends on a range of factors, from your background and experience to the sector you’re working in (or plan to work in), and your long-term goals. To know which certifications you need, let’s take a closer look at the cloud platforms and the certifications that they currently offer.

Azure Certifications: Our Experts Explain Which Is Best for You

How do you choose an Azure certification? It can be hard to get started when choosing an Azure certification. There are so many to sift through, so many interesting options, and it requires a time commitment to just understand the cert landscape. To help guide you through the selection process, our Azure content experts shared their thoughts on all the most popular Azure certification exams, focusing on the job roles that are suited to each cert.

The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

Becoming a Microsoft Azure certified professional is the most demanding certification path in the cloud market. In this article, we’ll cover the 12 Microsoft Azure certification exams and provide vital information to help you choose a career path.

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Cloud Adoption

Web Hosting vs. Cloud Hosting: What’s the Difference?

At the moment, there are two main types of hosting used by site owners: web hosting and cloud hosting. Each type of hosting offers its own advantages, so it’s important to understand the fundamental differences between the two before determining the best solution for your business.

Tech Skills Playbook

This guide complemented our first Tech Skills Training Camp to help guide you through our platform and maximize your learning experience.

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Engineering at Cloud Academy

Why Another UI Library?

In the last quarter, we have started a plan to completely redesign the user interface (UI) of the Cloud Academy website, and we used this opportunity to introduce a fast, reliable, and highly reusable interface that covers the majority of cases. We chose React as the main library for building our front-end applications because its principles provide the best approach for building small and easy components that lead to building more complex interfaces.

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Security

6 Ways to Prevent a Data Breach 

The cloud is a new territory for the digital world. But with all of its benefits, there also comes risks and dangers. If your business depends on the cloud to store data, you’re probably facing a number of problems about how to best secure your data. According to studies, as many as 95 percent of data breaches in the public cloud are because of customers. In this article, we’ll discuss helpful ways you can prevent data breaches from occurring.

Can the Cloud be Trusted with Your Business Data?

In this article, we’ll take a look at whether cloud data storage could be right for you, and how to establish whether you can trust cloud providers with your data. However, it is important first to understand why you might choose the cloud in the first place. Let’s take a look at some of the advantages.

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New Content & Platform Updates

June New Content: AZ-500 and AZ-400 Updates, 3 Google Professional Exam Preps, Practical ML Learning Path, C# Programming, and More

July New Content: AWS, Azure, Typescript, Java, Docker, 13 New Labs, and Much More

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Alisha is a Navy Veteran with 20+ years of experience in the mass communications field, including technical writing, journalism, photography, and graphic design. She is passionate about learning new technologies and researching best practices to save time and resources. In her free time, she enjoys working out with friends and traveling around the world with family.


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