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Service Limits Management in AWS and How Amazon Could Improve Them

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
June 9, 2014

The Public Cloud leader AWS is providing 29 Cloud Services in its Cloud platform. In order to secure the misuse of the resources, Amazon Web Servic...

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  • AWS

Google Compute Engine: How to Control Your Daily Usage of the Cloud

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Andrea Colangelo
June 7, 2014

A couple days ago, Ken Sim, Product Manager at Google, announced a new feature that will probably make smile those of you who are hunger for analyt...

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  • Compute
  • Google Cloud Platform

Multiple Identities on AWS Management Console Mobile App

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Andrea Colangelo
June 6, 2014

If you are a user of Amazon Web Services, you probably know very well the AWS Management Console: it's the main dashboard you manage your cloud inf...

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  • AWS
  • Mobile

DynamoDB: An Inside Look Into NoSQL – Part 2

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47Line Technologies
June 5, 2014

In our previous post, DynamoDB: An Inside Look Into NoSQL, we introduced you to NoSQL, spoke about the CAP theorem and certain assumptions that nee...

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  • DynamoDB

Connecting AWS VPC Resources Using CipherGraph Cloud VPN – Part 1

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Praveen Kumar Muppala
June 4, 2014

Since Amazon AWS has made the EC2-VPC as the default platform for using the AWS Computing resources, Amazon VPC will give great control over the AW...

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  • AWS
  • VPN

AWS Certified Developer learning path now available on CloudCareer

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
June 2, 2014

I'm really excited to announce that we have just added a new CloudCareer path, to study and test your skills for the AWS Certified Developer certif...

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DynamoDB: An Inside Look Into NoSQL – Part 1

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47Line Technologies
May 28, 2014

This is a guest post from 47Line Technologies. In our earlier posts (Big Data: Getting Started with Hadoop, Sqoop & Hive and Hadoop Learning...

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  • AWS
  • DynamoDB

5 Things You Don’t Know About Microsoft Azure

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Andrea Colangelo
May 27, 2014

Although Microsoft landed quite late in the Cloud World with its IaaS and PaaS platform, Microsoft Azure is growing steadily and is definitely one ...

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  • Azure
  • Azure Virtual Machine
  • Virtualization

5 Reasons Why Google Compute Engine Will be the Next Cloud Choice

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
May 25, 2014

In the last month, we have released our first set of Google Cloud Platform Training Library. To do this, we have partnered with Janakiram MSV, a...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform

Join Our Webinar: Learn Cloud Computing With CloudAcademy.com

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Andrea Colangelo
May 22, 2014

(Update) We’ve recently released some new product features to further enhance your training experience on the Cloud Academy platform. Hands-on L...

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  • Cloud Computing

Popular Posts

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

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Where should we start? What 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 wa...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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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
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Vineet Badola
— July 15, 2019

AWS AMI Virtualization Types: HVM vs PV (Paravirtual VS Hardware VM)

Amazon Machine Images (AWS AMI) offers two types of virtualization: Paravirtual (PV) and Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM). Each solution offers its own advantages. When we’re using AWS, it’s easy for someone — almost without thinking —  to choose which AMI flavor seems best when spinning...

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  • AWS
  • Hardware Virtual Machine
  • Paravirtual
  • Virtualization

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