In March, our team of expert certification specialists released five new or updated learning paths, 27 courses, 17 hands-on labs, and four lab challenges! March’s new content fell into these categories:
Amazon Web Services
This certification learning path is specifically designed to prepare you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) exam.
This learning path was specially created to help you enter the AWS world and practice your skills through hands-on labs.
In this hands-on lab, you will use the AWS CLI to create a new Auto Scaling Group, and you will explore the scaling options available.
In this lab scenario, you’ll learn how to optimize an already deployed and running web application.
Use RDS database instance snapshots to migrate to Graviton2 RDS database instance and perform in-place upgrades to Graviton2 RDS database instances.
In this lab scenario, you’ll learn how to easily migrate an EBS volume from GP2 to GP3.
In this lab, you will use an AWS Lambda function and an Amazon EventBridge rule, to continuously monitor a CloudFormation stack using drift detection.
In this lab, you will create a VPC endpoint service and related resources. You will then test that they work.
This course explores the AWS Nitro System, covering the basics of the service, its core components, and its benefits.
This course walks you through the range of serverless services offered by Amazon Web Services and provides links to more in-depth courseware for each of those services.
In this episode of our Cloud Academy Parking Lot podcast, you will follow along with our AWS team, including Stuart Scott, Danny Jessee, Jorge Negrón, and Will Meadows, as they discuss topics including AWS Pi Day, the AWS Networking Specialty Exam, and AWS IoT Twin Maker.
This course covers a few strategies for isolating your EC2 instances in response to a security event and explores the pros and cons of those strategies.
This hands-on lab challenge will test your practical ability to configure a solution in a production-like AWS environment. You will be presented with a task and set of requirements that you must fulfill to pass the challenge.
In this lab challenge, you will be tested on your practical ability to build out a solution in a production-like AWS environment. You are presented with a task and a set of requirements that you must fulfill to pass the challenge.
In this lab challenge, you will be tested on your practical ability to solve problems in a production-like AWS environment. You are presented with a task and a set of requirements that you must fulfill to pass the challenge.
Google Cloud Platform
This learning path was specially designed to take your GCP skills to the next level and practice them through hands-on labs.
In this lab, you will create a Cloud SQL database instance and learn how to securely connect to the instance using the Cloud SQL Auth Proxy and a custom IAM Service Account.
In this lab, you will create a VPC network peering connection between two networks.
This course will show you how easy it is to manage millions of DNS records using its simple user interface.
This course explores Google’s Cloud Armor service and its features.
This learning path is designed to help people prepare for the AZ-140 Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop exam. Candidates who pass the AZ-140 exam will earn the Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty certification.
This learning path was specially designed to build your Azure skills and practice them through hands-on labs.
In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to restrict public access to the Azure Web Apps using VNet Integration and Access Restrictions.
In this lab, you will add and remove email addresses on a user’s Exchange Online mailbox using Exchange Online PowerShell.
In this lab, you will create a new distribution list and adjust the members of the distribution list.
In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to secure public web app endpoints hosted behind Azure Front Door using advanced access restriction filters.
In this lab, you will query mailboxes for information, assign mailbox permissions to a delegate user mailbox and convert mailboxes to shared mailboxes.
In this lab, you will explore the Microsoft Graph PowerShell module by managing groups in your Microsoft 365 environment.
This lab covers the use of Power BI Desktop to connect to data, create Visualizations, query the data and publish reports.
In this lab, your job is to complete the setup of a server by configuring items that you will use to perform ongoing regular maintenance and document important configuration settings.
In this hands-on lab, you will understand the basics of the Azure Virtual Desktop offering and create the necessary resource in the Azure Portal.
This course shows you the fundamentals of how to create, test, troubleshoot, and publish chatbots using the Microsoft Bot Framework Composer.
This course will help you manage security on your Azure Virtual Desktop and allow you to understand how it integrates with the other Azure services. It covers understanding conditional access policies, multi-factor authentication, integrating with Microsoft Defender for Cloud, and deploying antivirus onto session hosts.
This course will help you implement and manage FSLogix on Azure Virtual Desktop and allow you to understand how it integrates with other Azure services. It covers what FSLogix is, how to deploy it, and how to configure its various features.
This course explores the suite of tools available in Microsoft Endpoint Manager for establishing and maintaining security posture in an organization.
This course will focus on how to configure Azure Kubernetes Service and Azure App Service so that they are accessible within an Azure Virtual Network.
In this course, we’ll show you how to use Azure App Service deployment slots in a variety of ways.
In this brief course, we’ll show you how to deploy code from GitHub to Azure App Service both manually and using continuous deployment.
This course explores Information Rights Management in Microsoft 365 and how to configure it for different workloads including SharePoint, OneDrive, and Exchange Online.
This course covers imaging in Azure to show you how you can build Azure Virtual Desktop session hosts as well as prepare for the AVD Specialty exam.
This course looks at what goes into planning for Azure AD Device Join in Microsoft 365, and what you need to take into consideration when formulating your plans.
This course explores communication compliance in Microsoft 365 and the benefits it can bring to your organization.
In this course, we’ll cover the most commonly used networking configurations in Azure App Service, including how to create a custom domain name for your app, how to enable TLS/SSL, and different ways of controlling inbound and outbound connections to and from your app.
This course introduces the Activity Explorer feature that’s found in the Microsoft 365 Compliance Center.
This hands-on lab challenge will test your practical ability to interact with the Azure Front Door and Azure Web App to satisfy a set of requirements in a production-like Azure environment.
Data Science and AI
This course covers the features in Power BI that allow you to enhance the functionality of your reports to improve the user experience.
This practical course offers a brief introduction to CSS Syntax. CSS uses a selector, a property, and the property’s value to apply CSS.
This practical course offers an introduction to CSS Positioning and Z-Index.
This practical course offers an introduction to some common CSS Selectors and CSS Properties.
This practical course offers an introduction to the Fetch API.
This course provides an introduction to some of these different components including the programming language itself.
This course provides a high-level glimpse into the basic mechanics of objects. With the goal of providing you with a vocabulary and mental model for understanding Python.
Check out the complete list, including links to sign up for future webinars and watch recordings of past ones, on our Webinars page.
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New Product Features
Changes to the way the product looks or works appear in the Cloud Academy Release Notes page. We released four features in March.
Redesigned User Profile
This is more than just a visual refresh, the user profile has enjoyed a thorough upgrade. This latest evolution has better navigation, makes it easier to find information, and offers tools to help users understand their skill scores and how their training affects them. See our short New User Profile video for a quick tour.
Consistent Navigation in Content Engine
Previously, Content Engine used a completely different style for its navigation compared to the rest of the platform. Now, the left-hand navigation appears consistently throughout the user experience..
Cloudacademy.com Has a New Look
The Cloud Academy website has a fresh new look, as well as a tool that lets visitors personalize their experience depending on whether they’re researching on their own behalf or representing an enterprise.
Pre-hire Assessment Results as a PDF
If you use our pre-hire assessment product to evaluate the technical skills of job candidates, you can now export the results of the assessment as a PDF.