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Database News: 7 Updates from AWS re:Invent 2017

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Alex Casalboni
December 19, 2017

Following AWS re:Invent 2017, we’ve counted more than 40 announcements of new or improved AWS services.  Today, we’ll be talking about our picks fo...

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AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 4. Get Your PrivateLink On!

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Jeremy Cook
December 1, 2017

Welcome to PrivateLink for Customer and Partner Services. This new feature was launched to much fanfare at the AWS re:Invent 2017 Global Partner Su...

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AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 3. Amazon Rekognition Video Enables Object and Face Recognition

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Andrew Larkin
November 30, 2017

From the 22 new features released by AWS today at re:invent 2017, Amazon Rekognition Video stood out to me as the interesting “quiet achiever” I wa...

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AWS re:Invent Day 2. New Security service announced: Amazon GuardDuty

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Stuart Scott
November 29, 2017

As ever, cloud security is the number-one priority for AWS. During the Tuesday Night Live event, just hours before Andy Jassy's keynote, AWS announ...

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AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 2: AWS AppSync – GraphQL as a Service

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Alex Casalboni
November 29, 2017

Day two at re:Invent 2017 was incredibly packed, crowded, and exciting. My favorite announcement so far is the new AWS AppSync, as it aligns with o...

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AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1: AWS Makes Video Easier with AWS Elemental Media Services

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Andrew Larkin
November 29, 2017

As someone who has worked in the video industry for many years, I was very excited by Amazon’s recent announcement that AWS Elemental Media Service...

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AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1: Build AWS Skills Through Community

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Diego Tiziani
November 28, 2017

re:Invent Day 1: A Community Perspective For me, AWS re:Invent day 1 was about community. Mark Nunnikhoven, Vice President, Cloud Research at Tren...

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AWS re:Invent 2017: Themes and Tools Shaping Cloud Computing in 2018

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Cloud Academy Team
November 22, 2017

As the sixth annual re:Invent approaches, it’s a good time to look back at how the industry has progressed over the past year. How have last year’s...

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AWS re:Invent 2017. Your Cloud Security Questions Answered: Meet Stuart Scott

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Cloud Academy Team
November 17, 2017

Security is still one of the first questions companies have when it comes to the cloud. Ahead of re:Invent 2017, AWS has already announced new encr...

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AWS re:Invent 2017. Meet Cloud Ninja: Andrew Larkin

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Cloud Academy Team
November 13, 2017

By now you’re familiar with the agenda: five days, more than 1,110 sessions across 40 tracks spread over five venues on the Las Vegas strip. As the...

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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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Andrew Larkin
— March 20, 2020

The 12 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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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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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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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02. The AWS...

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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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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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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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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn 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 was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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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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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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