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Q2 Content Roadmap (September - November 2021)

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Hello and welcome to our Q2 content roadmap for the three months 1st September through to end November 2021. 

For our next three month sprint we plan to release over 80 titles, and we have big a focus on helping you master modern software engineering. Our teams are building training plans for 15 modern engineering job roles in 2021. These highly curated training plans will enable you to master the latest languages and services available. We’ll mentor you on how to select and combine libraries, modules and services  to build robust, scalable business applications.  In Q2 we are building training plans for the Front End Engineer and the Python Backend Developer Job Roles. We will be releasing a range of Courses, labs and learning paths for these job roles throughout Q2. You can view our full roadmap from within our content library anytime- meanwhile let me call out a few title highlights for you.  

 

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Hello and welcome to our Q2 content roadmap for the three months 1st September through to end November 2021.  

 

For our next three month sprint we plan to release over 80 titles, and we have big a focus on helping you master modern software engineering. Our teams are building training plans for 15 modern engineering job roles in 2021. These highly curated training plans will enable you to master the latest languages and services available. We’ll mentor you on how to select and combine libraries, modules and services  to build robust, scalable business applications.  In Q2 we are building training plans for the Front End Engineer and the Python Backend Developer Job Roles. We will be releasing a range of Courses, labs and learning paths for these job roles throughout Q2. You can view our full roadmap from within our content library anytime- meanwhile let me call out a few title highlights for you.  

 

So starting with engineering.  We have learning paths for HTML, CSS, Javascript - and Javascript frameworks such as REACT, Node and Angular. We are going to help you leverage services such as github and tools like Chrome DevTools - all the services you need to know to become a front end engineer. 

 

If you want to be Python developer we have you covered with our Python Back End Developer Job Role. This training plan with provide you with highly curated Courses and labs to help you progress from newbie to ninja with Python programming. We’ll show you how to design and build applications at scale using Python modules, how to work with microservice architectures and how to implement design best practices so your code remains scalable and manageable 



Programming

Front End Engineer - Job Role

Training Plan

Programming

Javascript Front End Developer - Job Role

Training Plan

Programming

Python Back End Developer - Job Role 

Training Plan

Programming

Introduction to Angular

Learning Path 

Programming

Introduction to NodeJS

Learning Path 

Programming

Getting Started with Single Page Development using React and Python

Learning Path 

Programming

Testing Applications with Angular

Learning Path 

Programming

Python Microservices Architecture At Scale

Learning Path 

Programming

Building Applications at scale

Learning Path 

Programming

Advanced Python

Learning Path 

Programming

HTML for Beginners

Learning Path 

Programming

JavaScript for Beginners

Learning Path 

Programming

Intermediate React

Learning Path 

Programming

Beginning Git

Learning Path 

Programming

React for Beginners

Learning Path 




In Q2 we will continue to build your expertise and practical knowledge in data science and machine learning. We have courses and labs planned for natural language processing with scikit-learn, machine learning models for non-linear data, using FastAPI to develop data science applications, practical Pytorch. As always we help you get certified this quarter heLearning Path ing you master the databricks certified associate developer for Apache Spark.

 

Data Science and AI

Introduction to Natural Language Processing with scikit-learn

Course

Data Science and AI

Machine Learning Models for non-linear data

Course

Data Science and AI

Use FastAPI to develop Data Science Applications

Course

Data Science and AI

Natural Language Processing with scikit-learn

Learning Path 

Data Science and AI

Pytorch - playground

Learning Path 

Data Science and AI

Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark 3.0 (Python) - Exam Preparation

Learning Path 



As always this quarter we have you covered with AWS tools and how to create solutions and solve business problems. In Q2 we are focused on design best practices, security, cost optimization and databases. We’ll help you keep up to date on AWS Systems manager, the AWS Snow Family, AWS WAF,  Amazon Kinesis, IAM best practices, along with a spotlight on helping you master Amazon Redshift, running highly performant file systems on Amazon Fsx,  and a deep dive on PostgreSQL. We continue to cover and maintain prep Courses for all 11 of the AWS certifications, including the new AWS Sys Ops Associate exam which now includes a hands-on lab in the exam. We released our AWS Sys Ops Associate exam prep learning path the same day the new AWS exam went GA and we have planned more guides and practical lab challenges to help you. For AWS certifications we have you covered! 

 

Amazon Web Services

Update: AWS Security — Specialty

Learning Path 

Amazon Web Services

An introduction to Microservices, Containers, and Amazon ECS

Course

Amazon Web Services

Continuous auditing with AWS Audit Manager

Course

Amazon Web Services

AWS Cost Management: Visualizing Costs

Course

Amazon Web Services

Running highly-performant file systems with Amazon FSx

Course

Amazon Web Services

Observations on the AWS SysOps Administrator - Associate Exam

Course

Amazon Web Services

Running Operations & Large Scale Data Transfer in non-AWS Environments with the AWS Snow Family

Course

Amazon Web Services

Using EC2 Image Builder to Build and maintain secure images

Course

Amazon Web Services

Managing User Identities with long-term credentials in AWS IAM

Course

Amazon Web Services

How IAM is used to securely manage access

Course

Amazon Web Services

AWS Snowcone: Providing portable edge computing and data transfer

Course

Amazon Web Services

How to think like an Architect

Course

Amazon Web Services

Managing your instances using the AWS Systems Manager Run Command, Documents, & Parameter Store

Course

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Redshift - Loading Data Using the COPY command

Course

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Redshift - Spectrum

Course

Amazon Web Services

Protecting your web apps against common exploits using AWS WAF

Course

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Redshift Key Distribution

Course

Amazon Web Services

Using IAM Policies to define and manager permissions

Course

Amazon Web Services

Using Amazon Route 53 to route end users to internet applications

Course

Amazon Web Services

Managing access using IAM User Groups and Roles

Course

Amazon Web Services

Using AWS Firewall Manager to centrally manage FW rules with multiple accounts

Course

Amazon Web Services

Which AWS Certification should I take?

Course

Amazon Web Services

Building scalable and resilient applications use Amazon Simple Workflow Service

Course

Amazon Web Services

AWS Analytics

Learning Path 

Amazon Web Services

AWS Application Integration

Learning Path 

Amazon Web Services

Using Amazon Kinesis to collect, process, & analyze real-time, streaming data

Learning Path 

Amazon Web Services

PostGres Deep Dive

Course 





So what about Microsoft Azure? We have exam prep learning paths for 14 of the 14 Azure certs, and as always we keep you across the changes and help you prepare for passing the new Azure certifications. In Q2 we are releasing exam preparation learning paths for the MS-101, Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security, MS-500 Microsoft 365 Security Administration,  AI-102 - Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution and AZ-120 Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads. Following your asks we also have more content on PowerBI, running SAP on Azure and  services like Microsoft Defender and Azure SQL.  




Microsoft Azure

MS-101 Exam Preparation: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security (preview)

Learning Path 

Microsoft Azure

An Intro to Microsoft Defender for Identity

Course

Microsoft Azure

Intro to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Course

Microsoft Azure

Managing Regulatory Compliance in Microsoft 365

Course

Microsoft Azure

Creating Reports in Power BI

Course

Microsoft Azure

Loading Data into Power BI

Course

Microsoft Azure

Azure SQL - Designing and Implementing a Migration Plan

Course

Microsoft Azure

Getting Started with Compliance Policies in Microsoft 365

Course

Microsoft Azure

Authentication and Access for SAP on Azure

Course

Microsoft Azure

Getting Started with Conditional Access Policies

Course

Microsoft Azure

Implementing Azure AD Identity Protection

Course

Microsoft Azure

Building a Chatbot on Azure (update)

Course

Microsoft Azure

MS-500 Exam Preparation: Microsoft 365 Security Administration (preview)

Learning Path 

Microsoft Azure

AI-102 Exam Preparation: Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution

Learning Path 

Microsoft Azure

Introduction to Power BI

Course

Microsoft Azure

Image Classification and Object Detection Using Azure Custom Vision

Course

Microsoft Azure

AZ-120 Exam Preparation: Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads (preview)

Learning Path 

 

So what about GCP? This quarter we are helping you learn how to develop on Anthos, how to use Google Cloud Pub / Sub. In response to your asks we have more on Google Kubernetes Engine access control and networking policies 



Google Cloud Platform

Introduction to Developing on Anthos

Course

Google Cloud Platform

GKE Services and Network Policies

Course

Google Cloud Platform

GKE Role-Based Access Control

Course

Google Cloud Platform

Cloud Fundamentals

Course

Google Cloud Platform

Introduction to Google Cloud Pub/Sub

Course





Kubernetes is a theme in our DevOps content with an exam preparation learning path for CKS -  the certified kubernetes security specialist. We also plan to helping you learn and master Data Cloud and snowflake services. 

 

DevOps

CKSS - Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist

Learning Path 

DevOps

Introduction to Snowflake and the Data Cloud

Course

DevOps

Snowflake Best Practices

Course



Helping you keep safe and secure is always a focus in our content roadmap so in Q2 we are releasing the first two domains of CSSLP -  the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional certification, and the first domain of CISSP - The Certified Information Systems Security Professional. These two certifications are industry standards for secure software development and these two certifications compliment the other security certifications we already have in the library. With Cloud Academy you can become a certified security expert. 



Security

CSSLP - Domain One

Course

Security

CSSLP  - Domain Two

Course

Security

CISSP  - Domain One

Course




We like to bring you a variety of content each quarter and keep you across new technologies so you can make informed decisions about which services to select and use. In Q2 we are adding a large volume of Alibaba content to help  you master and get certified in Alibaba tools and services. 

 

Alibaba

Alibaba – Study Level – Intermediate

Learning Path 

Alibaba

Alibaba – Study Level – Advanced

Learning Path 

Alibaba

Alibaba – Certification Level – Specialty

Learning Path 

Alibaba

Alibaba – Certification Level – Professional

Learning Path 



You can review these titles on our roadmap page, and if you have any questions suggestions or feedback please reach out to your customer success manager or contact us directly at support@cloudacademy.com

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Andrew is fanatical about helping business teams gain the maximum ROI possible from adopting, using, and optimizing Public Cloud Services. Having built  70+ Cloud Academy courses, Andrew has helped over 50,000 students master cloud computing by sharing the skills and experiences he gained during 20+  years leading digital teams in code and consulting. Before joining Cloud Academy, Andrew worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe.