Tag: Compute

AWS Fundamentals: Understanding Compute, Storage, Database, Networking & Security

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Stuart Scott
July 18, 2019

If you are just starting out on your journey toward mastering AWS cloud computing, then your first stop should be to understand the AWS fundamental...

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  • Compute
  • Database
  • fundamentals
  • networking
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  • Storage

Preparing for the Microsoft Azure 70-535 Exam

Albert Qian
Albert Qian
June 19, 2018

(Update) The Azure 70-535 exam was retired on December 31, 2018, and it was replaced by the AZ-300 and AZ-301 exams. To prepare for these exams, we...

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  • Compute
  • Database
  • Security

Which AWS Compute Service Do I Need?

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Stuart Scott
May 8, 2017

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 understa...

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  • Lightsail

Which Cloud Computing Platform? Advantages of a Multi-Cloud Strategy

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Sudhi Seshachala
February 21, 2017

The rivalry is warming up in the cloud space as vendors continue to offer innovative features and reduced pricing. In this post, we will highlight ...

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  • Compute
  • Google Cloud Platform

Compute Fundamentals for AWS: Updated Course

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Paul Carlstroem
May 5, 2016

Innovation fuels cloud computing. Compute Fundamentals for AWS: Updated, Improved, and Better than Ever Cloud Academy happily announces a major upd...

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Preemptible Virtual Machines: Cheap Instances From Google Compute Engine

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David Clinton
May 19, 2015

Could you use some serious computing power? Say hello to Google's Preemptible Virtual Machines. One of the nice things about having access to hund...

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  • Google Cloud Platform

EC2 vs Google Compute Engine: Comparing the Big Players in IaaS

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Sanket Dangi
March 24, 2015

IaaS: EC2 vs Google Compute Engine Arguably, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is the most important cloud computing vertical. Within that, in te...

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  • EC2
  • Google Cloud Platform

EC2 Pricing: Understanding Compute Costs on AWS

Igor Putilov
Igor Putilov
February 26, 2015

Amazon EC2 pricing considerations (& how to save your money) After a first glance at the Amazon EC2 pricing page, you might find absorbing so ...

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  • EC2

Learn Google Compute Engine – New Course

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Andrea Colangelo
October 23, 2014

After the launch of our first course introducing the Google Cloud Platform, David Clinton is back with a brand new course - Launching a GCE instanc...

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  • Google Cloud Platform

Deploying a MEAN Stack Onto Google Compute Engine

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Madan Ganesh Velayudham (ActOnMagic)
August 8, 2014

Gone are the days where a product team used to spend a considerable amount of time to build a basic web application.  Say Hi to MEAN! If you are fa...

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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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