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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
June 27, 2014

(Update) Over the past months, we've been busy creating a robust offering for organizations who are looking to upskill their teams. With a premier ...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing

EBS Volumes on Amazon Web Services: From SSD to Magnetic Volumes

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
June 25, 2014

Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) lets you create virtual storage volumes and attach them to EC2 Instances. AWS allows users to create EBS volumes...

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  • AWS
  • EBS
  • Storage

Cloud Academy is Looking for 2 Content Creators for AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
June 24, 2014

(Update) Want to join our team? We are looking for ambitious and energetic people to join our growing team and help build Cloud Academy while maint...

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  • Cloud Computing

Learn VisualOps, the Visual DevOps Tool for the Cloud, With our New Webinar

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Andrea Colangelo
June 19, 2014

(Update) We've recorded several webinars on DevOps over the past few months. Please check the Cloud Academy’s webinars page, for an up-to-date list...

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  • AWS
  • DevOps

New Webinar: Processing Large Data Sets on AWS Using Batchly

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Andrea Colangelo
June 19, 2014

(Update) We've recorded several webinars on DevOps over the past few months. Please check the Cloud Academy’s webinars page, for an up-to-date list...

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  • AWS

A Fresh New Look for CloudAcademy.com

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Andrea Colangelo
June 18, 2014

(Update) We’ve recently released some new product features to further enhance your training experience: Hands-on Labs, live cloud environments f...

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  • Cloud Computing

Connecting AWS VPC Resources Using CipherGraph Cloud VPN – Part 2

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
June 18, 2014

In my last blog post, we discussed the advantages of using the CipherGraph Cloud VPN solution to connect the Amazon VPC environment from office LAN...

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  • AWS
  • VPN

DynamoDB: An Inside Look Into NoSQL – Part 3

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47Line Technologies
June 16, 2014

This is a guest post from 47Line Technologies. In our previous post 'DynamoDB: An Inside Look Into NoSQL', we looked at Design Considerations of...

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  • AWS
  • DynamoDB

AWS: RAID 0 Configuration on EBS Volumes

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
June 13, 2014

Amazon Web Services EBS Volumes provides the block level storage volumes of Amazon EC2 instances. EBS volumes are highly available and reliable sto...

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  • AWS
  • EBS

Docker on Google Cloud Platform: How to Get the Most Out of It

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Andrea Colangelo
June 12, 2014

During this week I heard a lot of buzz around Docker. It was not such a surprise, given that the DockerCon took place in San Francisco just a few d...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Docker
  • Google Cloud Platform

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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are 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...

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  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

The 11 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
Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— November 13, 2019

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

What are microservices? Let's start our discussion by setting a foundation of what microservices are. Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). ...

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  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Microservices
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— June 18, 2019

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 11 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

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 config...

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  • AWS
  • S3
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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 works While 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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  • AWS
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn 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 was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

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

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
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John Chell
— June 13, 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some clear benefits: Increases marketability to employers Provides solid credentials in a growing industry (with projected growth of as much as 70 percent in five years) Market anal...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the 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 and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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  • AWS
  • AWS CLI
  • Command line interface
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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

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
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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  • AWS
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes