Tag: Hands-on Labs

Cloning Functionality for Exams & Hands-on Labs

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Stefano Giacone
August 12, 2019

Creating Custom Exams and Hands-on Labs Is Now Even Easier With Cloud Academy's Content Engine™, you can address organizational skill gaps by crea...

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NEW: Custom Hands-On Labs for Azure and Google Cloud Platform

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Giacomo Marinangeli
March 29, 2019

Harvard Business Review recently estimated that some 90% of corporate training never gets applied on the job. Given the $200B training industry, th...

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  • Azure
  • Content Engine
  • Google Cloud Platform
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What’s New with Cloud Academy Hands-on Labs

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Logan Rakai
January 29, 2019

Cloud Academy’s Hands-On Labs are an integral part of our platform. Learning by doing is the fastest way a professional can help their organization...

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How I Prepared for the 70-533 Azure Exam

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Thomas Mitchell
July 14, 2017

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 incl...

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  • Azure
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Our Hands-on Labs have a new look

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Greg DeRenne
July 13, 2017

Building new hands-on labs and improving our existing labs is a major focus of Cloud Academy for 2017 and beyond. If you search "types of adult lea...

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  • Cloud Computing
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Hands-on Labs: 7 New AWS Labs for Aurora, CI/CD with AWS, Encryption, Redshift, IoT, and More

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
June 14, 2017

I'm happy to announce that we have just published 7 new AWS Hands-on Labs in the Cloud Academy content library! With these new additions, we now of...

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  • Aurora
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  • IoT
  • RedShift

Updates to Cloud Academy Labs: This Week at Cloud Academy

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David Clinton
September 2, 2015

Welcome to our weekly review of some of what’s new, interesting, and upcoming at Cloud Academy. Lab updates You talk. Cloud Academy listens. F...

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  • Hands-on Labs
  • Lambda
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Cloud Academy Webinar: How to Get The Most From Our Hands-on Labs

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David Clinton
May 19, 2015

For most people, successfully mastering a new technology involves more than just reading through step-by-step guides, or even attending full-day ex...

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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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  • 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 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
  • 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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  • AWS
  • 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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  • AWS
  • 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
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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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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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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
— 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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  • Cloud Computing
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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
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Vineet Badola
— July 6, 2019

What is Cloud Foundry? Key Benefits and a Real Use Case

Unlike most other cloud computing platform services — which are tied to particular cloud providers — Cloud Foundry is available as a stand-alone software package. If desired, you can deploy it on AWS, but you can also host it yourself on your own OpenStack server, or through HP Helion o...

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  • Cloud Foundry

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