Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: September 2019

We’ve gathered our September blog highlights for you to jump right in.

7 Cybersecurity Threats to Cloud Computing

It might surprise you to learn that there are a number of cybersecurity threats that can cause all sorts of problems for cloud systems. You need to understand exactly where your system could be at risk and what you can do about it. >>Read more.


New articles by topic

AWS

Amazon Route 53: Why You Should Consider DNS Migration

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available, scalable DNS service offered by AWS. In this article, we’ll explore the benefits and why you should consider migrating your domains to Route 53.

Boto: Using Python to Automate AWS Services

Boto allows you to quickly write Python scripts to automate simple things like starting or stopping AWS EC2 instances or taking regular storage snapshots.

Google Cloud Functions vs. AWS Lambda: The Fight for Serverless Cloud Domination

In this article, we’ll cover the basic functions of serverless computing and compare two serverless computing options: AWS Lambda and Google Cloud Functions.

Google Vision vs. Amazon Rekognition: A Vendor-Neutral Comparison

This article is a fact-based comparative analysis of Google Cloud Vision vs. Amazon Rekognition and will focus on the technical aspects that differentiate the two services.

Real-Time Application Monitoring with Amazon Kinesis

People choose Kinesis because it’s an effective, real-time analytics service — but why are we so concerned about real-time data? Find out in this article.

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Microsoft Azure

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

To become certified in Microsoft Azure is the most demanding requirement of the cloud market. In this article, we’ll cover the nine Microsoft Azure certification exams and information to help you choose a career path.

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Cloud Security

7 Key Cybersecurity Threats to Cloud Computing

When businesses consider cloud computing, one of the major advantages often cited is the fact that it can make your business more secure. In this article, we take a look at seven key cybersecurity threats that could affect your cloud computing services. 

How to Prepare for the (ISC)² CISSP Certification

The CISSP continues to be the most in-demand information security professional certification currently available. Understand the requirements for the CISSP certification exam and discover insights into the domains of the CISSP curriculum.

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DevOps

How Google, HP, and Etsy Succeed with DevOps

In this article, we’ll take a look at case studies and use cases from Google, HP, and Etsy. These companies are having success with DevOps by applying the Three Ways of DevOps.

How to Accelerate Development in the Cloud

Understanding how to accelerate development in the cloud can prevent typical challenges that developers face in a traditional enterprise. Discover the roadblocks that software engineers can overcome by equipping them with the correct tools for the task.

Top 5 Mistakes When Hiring a Full-Stack Developer

Hiring a full-stack developer is a complex process. And since there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to assessing the candidate’s resume, conducting a job interview, and making the final choice, it’s easy to start making mistakes from the get-go.

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Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Functions vs. AWS Lambda: The Fight for Serverless Cloud Domination

In this article, we’ll cover the basic functions of serverless computing and compare two serverless computing options: AWS Lambda and Google Cloud Functions.

Google Vision vs. Amazon Rekognition: A Vendor-neutral Comparison

This article is a fact-based comparative analysis of Google Cloud Vision vs. Amazon Rekognition and will focus on the technical aspects that differentiate the two services.

Read more articles on Google


Multi-Cloud Articles

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

For companies considering their first cloud migration, there are a lot of factors that you’ll want to take into account. In this article, we’ll look at the high-level elements that you should consider as you contemplate a move to the cloud.

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

This article outlines what a cloud architect does and analyzes the skills and certifications necessary to become one. It also lists some of the types of jobs that are available if you decide to head down this career path.

What is Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain itself is a technology. It’s not a piece of software, and it’s not a single device. In this article, we’ll cover the history of blockchain, Amazon-managed blockchain, and the technology concept of blockchain.

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Python

Boto: Using Python to Automate AWS Services

Boto allows you to quickly write Python scripts to automate simple things like starting or stopping AWS EC2 instances or taking regular storage snapshots.

Read more articles on Python

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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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