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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  • CloudFormation

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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  • CloudFormation

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
— 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 Certifications
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
— 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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  • S3
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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 CLI
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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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  • 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 Certifications
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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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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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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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  • Hardware Virtual Machine
  • Paravirtual
  • Virtualization
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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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  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration

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