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Getting Started with Chef on AWS

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47Line Technologies
April 24, 2014

This is a guest post from 47Line TechnologiesAs explained in the last blog post, Chef comprises of three main elements - a server, one or more ...

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  • AWS
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Amazon Web Services: 6 Features That Can Make the Difference

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
April 17, 2014

Amazon Web Services provide a huge number of services for customers, that helps basic start-up organizations to large enterprise customers. Amazon ...

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Getting Started with Google Compute Engine – The Core Concepts

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Janakiram MSV
April 14, 2014

Hello World! Let me start by introducing myself. I am Janakiram (Jani), Cloud and DevOps enthusiast. I have experience in working on AWS, Azure and...

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  • Compute
  • Google Cloud Platform

How to use CloudCareer for AWS Solutions Architect certification

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Stefano Bellasio
April 14, 2014

CloudCareer is our product designed to help you studying and testing your skills for Cloud Computing certification. After 2 weeks we have some data...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications

Google Cloud Platform: New Announcements And Features

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
April 8, 2014

The super-efficient, scalable, secure Google Infrastructure Platform is available since last December for everyone to use in the form of Google Clo...

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  • Google Cloud Platform

Configuration Management – Introducing Chef

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47Line Technologies
April 7, 2014

Today, most of the major cloud computing players provide an easy-to-use UI to build your IT infrastructure on the cloud. However, unlike provisioni...

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  • Chef
  • Cloud Computing

Top 5 New Features on AWS Elastic Load Balancer

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
April 4, 2014

AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) is a load balancer service that automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 i...

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CloudCareer: how to study for AWS Solutions Architect Certification

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Stefano Bellasio
April 2, 2014

I'm glad to announce that CloudCareer is now publicly available. We built CloudCareer following thousands of feedbacks we got in the last months; o...

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Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier Together: the Best of Both Worlds for Your Backup Strategy

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Andrea Colangelo
March 28, 2014

(Update) If you're interested in learning about the differences between Amazon S3 and Glacier, we recommend this article on Amazon S3 vs Amazon Gla...

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  • AWS
  • S3

AWS Solutions Architect Professional: How to Get Ready!

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Andrea Colangelo
March 26, 2014

Cloud Academy has three courses to help you achieve the AWS Solutions Architect Professional certification. On top of that, we've also released som...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications

Popular Posts

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Andrew Larkin
— June 26, 2018

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to compute resources including CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery, cloud-based or local, is up to you. But you’ll definitely want to do your homework first. In this...

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  • AWS
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  • Cloud Computing
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Albert Qian
— October 18, 2018

Microservices Architecture: Advantages and Drawbacks

Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).Microservices have become increasingly popular over the past few years. The modular architectural style,...

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  • AWS
  • Microservices
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Andrew Larkin
— January 24, 2019

The 9 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...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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Cloud Academy Team
— July 11, 2018

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers nine certifications that cover the major cloud roles including Solutions Archite...

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  • AWS
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Jeremy Cook
— November 10, 2018

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache?FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have conf...

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  • AWS
  • S3
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Michael Sheehy
— February 21, 2017

What Exactly is a Cloud Architect and How do You Become One?

Note from Editor: Readers can explore the latest trends in technical skills in demand for Cloud Architects using Cloud Roster™, the data-driven job role matrix updated weekly.One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I am sure everyone reading this post has heard of is "Cloud ...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
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Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements IntroductionWhat are the prerequisites and requirements to start learning Cloud Computing?This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the Prerequisites to learning  Cloud Computing. This was a question I got a thousan...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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Stuart Scott
— August 17, 2018

How to Use AWS CLI

The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) is for managing your AWS services from a terminal session on your own client, allowing you to control and configure multiple AWS services.So you’ve been using AWS for awhile and finally feel comfortable clicking your way through all the services....

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  • AWS
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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS worksWhile we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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Alex Casalboni
— July 20, 2017

Amazon Machine Learning: Use Cases and a Real Example in Python

What is Amazon Machine Learning and how does it work"Amazon Machine Learning is a service that makes it easy for developers of all skill levels to use machine learning technology.”UPDATES: I've published a new hands-on lab on Cloud Academy! You can give it a try for free and st...

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  • Analytics
  • AWS
  • Machine Learning
  • Python
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Jeremy Cook
— February 7, 2018

What are the Benefits of Migrating to the Cloud?

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
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Michael Sheehy
— April 1, 2015

AWS CLI: 10 Useful Commands You May Not Know

The AWS CLI should be your best friendThe AWS console is certainly very well laid out and, with time, becomes very easy to use. However, if you are not using the AWS CLI (Command Line Interface) from your local terminal, you may be missing out on a whole lot of great functionality and...

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  • AWS

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