Tag: Virtualization

AWS Firecracker: Next Generation Virtualization for MicroVMs

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Jeremy Cook
November 28, 2018

“Firecracker is an open source virtualization technology that is purpose-built for creating and managing secure, multi-tenant containers and functi...

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  • AWS
  • Firecracker
  • re:Invent 2018
  • Virtualization

Azure Stack Use Cases and Applications

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Thomas Mitchell
October 30, 2018

This is the second of a two-part series covering Azure Stack. Our first post provided an introduction to Azure Stack.  Why would your organizati...

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  • Azure
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Virtualization

Azure Stack Product Overview and Deployment Options

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Thomas Mitchell
October 24, 2018

This is the first of a two-part series. In our second post, we'll discuss use cases for Azure Stack and compare it to Microsoft Azure.  Azure Stac...

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  • Azure Stack
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Virtualization

AWS AMI Virtualization Types: HVM vs PV (Paravirtual VS Hardware VM)

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Vineet Badola
December 15, 2015

Amazon Machine Images (AWS AMI) offers two types of virtualization: Paravirtual (PV) and Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM).  Each solution offers its ...

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  • Virtualization

Container Virtualization: What Makes It Work So Well?

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Vineet Badola
October 27, 2015

Various implementations of container virtualization (including Docker) are filling compute roles once reserved for hypervisor virtualization. Incr...

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  • Containers
  • Virtualization

vCloud Air from VMware: Launching your First VM on the ‘Other’ Public Cloud

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Nitheesh Poojary
September 3, 2015

vCloud Air provides a public cloud platform based on VMware's vSphere. It certainly isn't the only public cloud provider out there, but you can't i...

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  • Virtualization
  • VMware

Migrating Virtual Machines to the AWS Cloud

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Nitheesh Poojary
February 25, 2015

Migrating Virtual Machines: why? In this blog post, we'll discuss how to migrate your on-premise virtual machines to AWS - focusing mostly on the ...

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  • Virtualization

Virtualization: Why it’s a Crucial Technology for the Cloud

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Prasoon Majumdar
December 17, 2014

Virtualization is the Holy Grail solution of just everything IT talks about. Being in this industry for some time I really see and have experienced...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization

10 Courses to Master Amazon Web Services

Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
October 17, 2014

(Update) We've improved our cloud computing plans to cater to both enterprise teams and individuals training needs. You can see our updated pricing...

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  • AWS
  • Storage
  • Virtualization

Docker vs. Virtualization

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Janakiram MSV
August 1, 2014

(Update) We've released new training material on Docker, including the Cloud Academy's Docker in Depth Learning Path. This learning path is designe...

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  • Docker
  • Virtualization

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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  • 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
  • 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
— 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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  • AWS
  • S3
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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
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
  • Continuous Learning
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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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  • 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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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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  • AWS
  • AWS CLI
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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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  • Azure
  • Hands-on Labs
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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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  • AWS
  • DynamoDB

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