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QA Acquires Cloud Academy to Create a World-leading Corporate Skills Platform

QA, the UK’s largest B2B skills provider, today announced it has acquired San Francisco-based Cloud Academy, a leading enterprise technology training platform.

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July 10, 2019

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Migrating to the Cloud? Avoid These Five Pitfalls

Successful cloud migration often means introducing and adopting a new common language throughout an organization. But there are some guidelines to follow. Read Cloud Academy’s CEO, Stefano Bellasio, take on the topic.

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April 23, 2019

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Cloud Academy Announces Skill Profiles Now Incorporate Hands-on Lab Results

Cloud Academy announced the addition of Hands-on Labs results, empowering enterprises to drive employee training programs with quantifiable measurements of real-world skill competencies. Available for all enterprise customers, Hands-On Labs results now contribute to Skill Profiles, which enable leadership to take a data-driven approach to determine strengths, identify skills gaps,…

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April 17, 2019

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Why Python is the real programming language of data science, not R

Python and R are among the most frequently mentioned skills in job postings for data science positions. But reports on which programming language is actually used most often on the job for these professionals are conflicting, according to a report from Cloud Academy.

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December 27, 2018

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Cloud Academy Research Shows Preferences in Cloud; Emergence of Multi-Cloud

Cloud Academy today released its November 2018 Data Report revealing trends and shifts in the cloud computing industry. The data is collected from Cloud Academy’s publicly available benchmarking tools Cloud Roster and Cloud Catalog. Among the report’s key findings, the emergence of multi-cloud.

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November 29, 2018

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Cloud Academy Launches Technology Partner Program to Extend Value in the Cloud Ecosystem

Cloud Academy announced the launch of its Technology Partner Program, a partner initiative focused on enabling technology vendors to train customers and generate awareness throughout the entire cloud ecosystem by leveraging the Cloud Academy platform. Inaugural partnerships include agreements with cloud ecosystem leaders Spotinst, Aviatrix, HashiCorp, NGINX, and the DevOps Institute.

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November 14, 2018

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Hayley Sifontes
— August 14, 2020

Introducing SCORM to Create Custom Content With Ease

Your infrastructure is custom-built to fit your organization’s unique needs. Shouldn’t your tech training be, too? Capturing all the nuances of your production environment within your cloud training helps teams perform with accuracy and precision in the real world. That’s why we rele...

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Luca Benedetto
Luca Benedetto
— August 10, 2020

Takeaways from the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED20)

At Cloud Academy, we are really interested in keeping updated about the latest technologies in education and learning to use some of them in our platform. For instance, we have been experimenting with recent techniques from Natural Language Processing (NLP) for scaling and automating qu...

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  • AI
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  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • education
Vinay Singh
Vinay Singh
— August 7, 2020

AWS Developer vs. AWS Solutions Architect: Breaking Down the Differences Between Two Very Different Career Paths

Why do we want to break down the AWS Developer vs. AWS Solutions Architect job roles? Well, we know the tech world is ever-changing. And yes, we know that AWS feature releases are like a tsunami of new services that are both exciting and overwhelming. What isn’t changing? The need for p...

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  • AWS Certifications
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Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
— August 5, 2020

New Content: Alibaba, Azure AZ-303 and AZ-304, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Foundation, Python 3 Programming, 16 Hands-on Labs, and Much More

This month our Content Team did an amazing job at publishing and updating a ton of new content. Not only did our experts release the brand new AZ-303 and AZ-304 Certification Learning Paths, but they also created 16 new hands-on labs — and so much more! New content on Cloud Academy At...

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Alessandro Sperotti
— July 31, 2020

How to Implement PDF Viewer in Your App Using PdfRenderer and ViewPager2

Since most of us work with PDF documents every day, it is important for apps to be capable of supporting PDF files. As an app developer, you might need to support PDF files in your app. At Cloud Academy, we added the support for PDF documents to our Android and iOS native mobile apps w...

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Courtney Wilson
Courtney Wilson
— July 23, 2020

Introducing the Cloud Academy Community

As Cloud Academy continues to grow, we want to build a vibrant community between our customers, employees, partners, and tech enthusiasts around the world who may find value in our continuous training solution that provides online training in 140+ countries worldwide.  There are many...

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Andrew Larkin
— July 22, 2020

Cloud Academy Training Tips

Training Tip #006: Get Your Hands Dirty You have a lot going on and need to find ways to learn more effectively. It’s time to learn by doing. It’s time to apply what you’ve learned where it really counts: in real cloud environments using Cloud Academy labs. When you do this over and ov...

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Susan Craig
Susan Craig
— July 20, 2020

Linux vs. Windows Hosting: Which Should You Choose?

Whether you need to create a website for your online blog or e-commerce business, or you want to practice running your own servers, you’re faced with one very important choice: Should you run a server on Linux or Windows? Most hosting services would have you start a Linux server, but...

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Wendy Dessler
Wendy Dessler
— July 17, 2020

VPN Encryption: How to Find the Best Solution

Each day there are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created. People in all corners of the earth use the internet all day, every day. When we browse social media, conduct transactions, and search the web, we're leaving behind a digital footprint.  Encryption helps you protect the data yo...

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  • Encryption
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Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
— July 16, 2020

Blog Digest: Which Certifications Should I Get?, The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications, 6 Ways to Prevent a Data Breach, and More

This month, we were excited to announce that Cloud Academy was recognized in the G2 Summer 2020 reports! These reports highlight the top-rated solutions in the industry, as chosen by the source that matters most: customers. We're grateful to have been nominated as a High Performer in se...

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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— July 14, 2020

Cloud Academy Nominated High Performer in G2 Summer 2020 Reports

The G2 summer reports are in! The reports are in! Every quarter, G2 highlights the top-rated solutions in the industry, as chosen by the source that matters most: customers. We are excited to announce that Cloud Academy was recognized again this quarter. We're grateful to have been nom...

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Cloud Academy Team
— July 9, 2020

Which Certifications Should I Get?

The old AWS slogan, “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. Really, cloud has been the new normal for a while now and getting credentials has become an increasingly effective way to quickly showcase your abilities to recruiters and companies. With all that in mind, the s...

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