Tag: CloudFormation

WaitCondition Controls the Pace of AWS CloudFormation Templates

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Sanket Dangi
February 11, 2019

AWS's WaitCondition can be used with CloudFormation templates to ensure required resources are running. As you may already be aware, AWS CloudForm...

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Advanced Use of AWS CloudFormation

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Paul Carlstroem
March 2, 2016

Advanced Use of AWS CloudFormation is a fantastic new course from a superb instructor Our exceptional AWS course content continues growing with th...

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Publish a SharePoint Farm Using CloudFormation

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Rafael Nunes
January 11, 2016

We'll show you how to automate and deploy a SharePoint Farm fast using CloudFormation the right way. Have you ever needed to quickly create a bran...

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DevOps in AWS: CloudFormation, CodeCommit, CodePipeline, and CodeDeploy

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Chandan Patra
August 12, 2015

We are entering a new era of technology this is causing and a cultural shift in the way software projects are built. The waterfall model paved the ...

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  • DevOps

CloudFormation and AWS Deployment Automation

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Christian Petters
July 15, 2015

CloudFormation, OpsWorks, and Elastic Beanstalk: why you can (almost) never apply too much automation to your deployment management. If you are li...

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Is CloudFormation the Perfect Cloud Deployment Tool for AWS?

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Michael Sheehy
June 30, 2015

AWS CloudFormation lets you create and provision AWS infrastructure deployments predictably and repeatedly using templates. Cloud deployment, and ...

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Writing Your First CloudFormation Template

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Michael Sheehy
May 21, 2015

What you'll need to write your first CloudFormation template AWS CloudFormation is a service that helps you model and set up your Amazon Web Servi...

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Understanding Nested CloudFormation Stacks

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Sanket Dangi
February 10, 2015

Nested CloudFormation Stack: a guide for developers and system administrators. AWS's CloudFormation is widely used by developers and system admini...

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Learn AWS Automation And How to Use CloudFormation With Our New Course

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Andrea Colangelo
September 8, 2014

I'm so glad to see a brand new course available in the Cloud Academy Training Library, and an extremely interesting one too How to Use CloudFormati...

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Popular Articles

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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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  • Cloud Computing
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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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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 Certifications
Albert Qian
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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  • Microservices
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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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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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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Introduction 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 got a thousan...

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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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  • Cloud Computing
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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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Stuart Scott
— August 17, 2018

How to Use AWS CLI

What is 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. If you’ve been using AWS for awhile and finally feel comfortable clicking your way thro...

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Thomas Mitchell
— July 14, 2017

How I Prepared for the 70-533 Azure Exam

I have been an IT Professional for over two decades.  In that time, I have seen and experienced many changes in the IT landscape. Such changes included the move away from Novell to a fledgling company called Microsoft, the shift to something called Active Directory, and the explosion of...

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Chandan Patra
— June 11, 2019

Amazon DynamoDB: 10 Things You Should Know

Amazon DynamoDB is a managed NoSQL service with strong consistency and predictable performance that shields users from the complexities of manual setup. Whether or not you've actually used a NoSQL data store yourself, it's probably a good idea to make sure you fully understand the key ...

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