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How to Increase Your Employee’s Productivity in 2018: The Top Experts Speak

As a for-profit entity, you’re doing your best to maximize yearly profit. And much of that profit relies on the productiveness of your employees.

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February 27, 2018

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Thomas Mitchell
— June 25, 2019

Understanding the Core Azure Architectural Components

Microsoft Azure relies on a few key architectural components to provide redundancy and high availability. Core Azure architectural components include Azure regions, Azure Availability Zones, resource groups, and the Azure Resource Manager.In this article, we’ll discuss the basics ab...

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  • Azure
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Stuart Scott
— June 20, 2019

Working with AWS Networking & Amazon VPC

Being able to architect your own isolated segment of AWS is a simple process using VPCs; understanding how to architect its related networking components and connectivity architecture is key to making it a powerful service.Many services within Amazon Web Services (AWS) require you t...

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  • AWS
  • VPC
Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
— June 20, 2019

Introducing Our Monthly Blog Digest

Cloud Academy Blog Digest | We have been working hard this month to keep you up-to-date on the latest technology trends and best practices on AWS, Azure, DevOps, Machine Learning, Java, and so much more. For this month, you’ll get actionable insights to accelerate your career ...

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Stuart Scott
— June 19, 2019

AWS Compute Fundamentals Update

AWS is renowned for the rate at which it reinvents, revolutionizes, and meets customer demands and expectations through its continuous cycle of feature and service updates. With hundreds of updates a month, it can be difficult to stay on top of all the changes made available.  Here ...

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  • AWS
Jeff Hyatt
Jeff Hyatt
— June 18, 2019

10 Steps for an Effective Reserved Instances Strategy

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers three different ways to pay for EC2 Instances: On-Demand, Reserved Instances, and Spot Instances. This article will focus on effective strategies for purchasing Reserved Instances. While most of the major cloud platforms offer pre-pay and reservation dis...

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  • AWS
  • EC2
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
Marco Galletti
Marco Galletti
— June 13, 2019

Introducing the New Enterprise Integrations & API Control Center

Connect directly to the Cloud Academy platform to simplify sign on, enhance training, and improve security | We know it's a pain to remember complex passwords. And it's a security risk to write them down. But we've still seen countless sticky notes hung on desks and "hidden" under key...

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Adam Hawkins
— June 13, 2019

Continuous Deployment: What’s the Point?

Continuous Deployment is the pinnacle of high-performance software development. Continuous deployment teams deploy every commit that passes tests to production, and there's nothing faster than that. Even though you'll see the "CD" term thrown around the internet, continuous deployment a...

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  • Development & Deploy
  • DevOps
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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
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Paola Di Pietro
— June 12, 2019

Advance Your Team’s Java Programming Skills

The Java programming language has kept its popularity for its versatile nature. As discussed in our previous post, Java is a powerful, type-safe language used in many fields, including general software development, large complex enterprise systems, mobile development, and IoT devices. ...

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  • Java
Chris Gambino and Joe Niemiec
Chris Gambino and Joe Niemiec
— June 11, 2019

Moving Data to S3 with Apache NiFi

Moving data to the cloud is one of the cornerstones of any cloud migration. Apache NiFi is an open source tool that enables you to easily move and process data using a graphical user interface (GUI).  In this blog post, we will examine a simple way to move data to the cloud using NiFi c...

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  • AWS
  • S3
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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
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