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Google Acquisition Aims to Simplify Big Data Projects

Google Cloud analytics tools are well-regarded for their technology, but not necessarily for their ease of use.

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May 18, 2018

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Cloud Certifications Play Supporting Role in IT Hiring Decisions

Certifications that are specific to a particular cloud provider are a great way for IT professionals to grow their foundational knowledge, but they shouldn’t stop there.

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May 15, 2018

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5 Best Practices for a Successful Cloud Migration

Forrester estimates the total global public cloud market will reach $178B in 2018, up from $146B in 2017, and continues to grow at 22% CAGR.

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May 14, 2018

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Top 3 Steps to Take In Order to Fill the Tech Talent Gap

The market for hiring technology talent is extremely competitive these days due to the limited pool of qualified candidates.

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May 10, 2018

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Calculating Cloud Cost: 8 Factors to Watch

If you’re not careful and don’t regularly assess the impact of your usage, moving to the cloud could have a negative impact on your bottom line.

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May 9, 2018

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New to DevOps? Resources to Help You ‘Get With the Program’

The demand for DevOps solutions is set to achieve an annual compound growth rate of 16.5 percent in North America for the 2017-2023 period, according to KBV Research.

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May 9, 2018

Recent Blog Posts

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— April 3, 2020

Announcing New Training Plans

Drive your teams’ training with our new Training Plans Manage training across your teams — no matter the size or location — more easily with our new feature set. You know that being able to drive training in a large organization is always a challenge. Conflicting priorities are a natu...

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  • platform updates
  • Training Plans
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— April 3, 2020

Breaking News: All AWS Certification Exams Now Available Online

Remote proctoring for all AWS certifications Cloud Academy is an Advanced AWS Technology Partner, and we are happy to announce all AWS certification exams are available online!  What does this mean for you? You can stay focused on your certification goal. Or you can start a certifica...

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  • AWS
  • AWS certification
  • AWS Certifications
Connie Benton
Connie Benton
— April 1, 2020

How To Build a Career with AWS Certifications

From Iaas and PaaS solutions to digital marketing, cloud computing reshapes the world of technology. As the influence of this technology grows, so does investment. Tens of billions of dollars are being spent on cloud computing-related services each year. This influx is continuing to inc...

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  • AWS
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Justin Matt
— March 31, 2020

How to Use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Beef up Cybersecurity

How can AI help cybersecurity? As data breaches and privacy incidents become more common than ever, cybersecurity is the top priority for businesses. Not to mention that they also have to adhere to the regulatory compliances meant to protect the privacy of customer data. In such circum...

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  • AI
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
Vijayakumar Athithan
Vijayakumar Athithan
— March 27, 2020

What is Cognito in AWS?

Web applications usually allow a valid username and password combination for successful sign in to the application. Modern authentication flows incorporate more approaches to ensure user authentication. When using AWS, this is no exception, thanks to the abilities and features offered b...

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  • AWS Cognito
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Helen Kane
— March 25, 2020

How to Enhance Digital Literacy Across Remote and In-House Teams

Improving digital literacy among employees is crucial in creating opportunities for sustained growth and rewards for organizations. Yet, companies are struggling to reskill their workforce and close the digital literacy gap to progress. We are at the cusp of the fourth industrial rev...

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  • Digital Literacy
Luca Benedetto
Luca Benedetto
— March 24, 2020

Calibrating New Questions Using Natural Language Processing

The Cloud Academy training platform offers a Skill Assessment tool capable of providing useful insights to learners and their managers. The assessment of skills is based both on the capability of users in solving practical exercises (hands-on labs) and on their proficiency in answering ...

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  • Natural Language Processing
  • R2DE
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— March 23, 2020

COVID-19: What We’re Doing to Help During This Time

COVID-19 is challenging all of us in a serious way, but we have no doubt we will get through this together and we will come out stronger than ever before. Several companies worldwide are looking at measures and reactions to ensure their employees can keep working remotely. While we a...

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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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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
Vinay Singh
Vinay Singh
— March 18, 2020

Difference Between Cloud Servers & Dedicated Servers

When we want to host our website or web-app — meaning that we want to publish our web page so it could be accessed using the internet — we require a server. A server is a system that provides us with space and resources, so our web page or application could be linked with the internet, ...

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  • cloud servers
  • dedicated servers
Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
— March 17, 2020

Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: How Do AWS Certifications Increase Your Employability, How to Become a Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer, and more

With everything going on right now, it's likely that the only thing you've been reading lately is related to the coronavirus pandemic. It's important to stay informed during these times, but it's also good to jump into something that can take your mind off of the current situation for j...

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Cloud Academy Team
— March 13, 2020

Which Certifications Should I Get?

As we mentioned in an earlier post, 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 compan...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Certifications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform