On the Cloud Academy community, we love getting questions from our users. Security, the importance of certifications, and the how and why of cloud migration are just some of the topics that are top of mind with users when it comes to cloud computing. I recently had a chance to chat with Stuart Scott, a..
The ever-changing nature of cloud computing in Amazon Web Services makes having visibility of your resources invaluable. Not only will you need to understand which resources you have and how they’re performing, in some cases, you will also need to ensure that they are compliant with specific government or other regulatory controls. AWS CloudTrail and AWS..
If you are running distributed microservices on AWS and find it challenging to troubleshoot issues as they come up, you’ll definitely want to learn more about the AWS X-Ray service. Announced in preview at the AWS re:Invent conference in November 2016, AWS X-Ray is a new distributed tracing service. Updated at the AWS Global Summit San..
Our AWS Summit sponsorship will bring us to Washington, D.C. this week for the AWS Public Sector Summit, held June 12-14 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. We’ll be in booth #565, where you can get a close-up look at the Cloud Academy platform, and you’ll have a chance to register for a free..
At present, most backends/APIs are dominated by a REST architecture, which allows us to create and access data in a structured manner. This approach has solved a lot of the issues that we previously faced regarding routes, resources, naming conventions, accessibility, etc. But this is 2017, and data is not requested from a single client or..
The phrase machine learning seems to appear alongside every new technology or service. Despite its popularity, many people still don’t understand exactly what machine learning means, nor how to make practical use of it. Today, we will explain the basics of machine learning, introduce you to Amazon Machine Learning, and show you how you can..
Moving to the cloud offers businesses many advantages over managing their own infrastructure. Cost savings is the primary benefit for companies that make the leap to the cloud. However, there are still many opportunities for cutting costs even after the initial migration. If unchecked, these missed opportunities could silently be costing your business money that..
With the ever increasing and expanding service catalog being developed by the engineers at AWS, it’s easy to get confused when it comes to understanding which AWS Compute service you need and which service you should be using for your deployments. Which service offers me the quickest deployment?” or “Which service offers the best managed solution?”or..
For companies, the question of moving to the cloud is not just a technology decision, it’s a business decision. While IT will have to manage the choice of services, setup, recovery, and many more details, the CEO is tasked with thinking about the impact of the cloud on the overall organization. Therefore, they need to..