Discover the best Cloud Computing technologies in the industry

How to Build a Regionally Distributed Serverless Architecture

Jan, 30th 2018

Serverless is being billed as the future of cloud computing. Widely embraced by developers to offload most of the heavy-lifting infrastructure management, serverless is also gaining ground in the enterprise. In this webinar, Alex Casalboni, Senior Software Engineer at Cloud Academy and Rupak Ganguly, Enterprise Solutions Architect at Serverless Inc. will explore the architectural advantages of globally distributed serverless applications through a live demo.

Recipe For DevOps Success

Nov, 10th 2017

When it comes to embracing digital transformation, DevOps isn’t just a nice-to-have, but an all-important necessity. In the enterprise, the goal of DevOps is deceptively simple: deliver high-quality working software, faster. While technology is an important part of the equation, making the shift to DevOps is really about making the cultural transformation that brings development, infrastructure, operations, and production teams together. In this session, Capital One’s Mark Andersen, Director of DevOps / FS Cloud Governance, will share his DevOps journey. He will take us through the challenges and successes along the road of DevOps transformation. He’ll also share the essential processes and tools that enterprises can leverage to successfully support the cultural shift to DevOps.

Building Cross-Cloud Platform Cognitive Microservices Using Serverless Architecture

Oct, 26th 2017

In this webinar, Capital One’s Srini Karlekar, Director of Software Engineering, will build an intelligent Slackbot using cross-platform microservices. The Slackbot will extract text and identify celebrity faces and famous landmarks from photos uploaded to Slack channels. Srini will be using Amazon Step Functions to orchestrate the services deployed across cloud providers, Slack Web and Event API to communicate with Slack, Google Vision to detect landmarks and text, and AWS Rekognition to identify celebrities.

Building Microservices on AWS using Serverless Framework

Aug, 24th 2017

Srini Karlekar, Director of Software Engineering - Enterprise Architecture at Capital One, will demonstrate building event-driven microservices built on top of AWS Lambda, Twilio, Amazon Rekognition and IMDbPy API using the Serverless framework. The service will take images of celebrities sent by SMS/MMS, match them and send their name and biography back via SMS. You will learn how to use Twilio to process SMS/MMS messages, use Boto3 Python library to interface with AWS Rekognition and build services using the Serverless framework. The webinar starts with the demonstration of the application and dive into building the application.

An Intro to FaunaDB - The First Serverless Database

Jul, 26th 2017

See live code and a demo of the first truly serverless database from Fauna Director of Developer Experience Chris Anderson. FaunaDB is a global, multi-cloud database that simply scales up and down with your serverless applications. By adopting a serverless pricing model, FaunaDB enables you to only pay for your actual usage. With globally distributed ACID consistency, FaunaDB, frees your code from arcane database concepts like quorums and read-repair. See what makes FaunaDB the ideal database for serverless application development.

Cloud Academy for Change Management - Rules for cloud-first companies

Jun, 30th 2017

Want to discover what the best companies worldwide are doing to embrace cloud technologies, retrain their workforce and invest in teams able to migrate their application to the cloud and improve their time to market for new applications?

Taming Dragons: Building Multi-Provider Serverless Apps With The Serverless Framework

Jun, 21st 2017

Serverless Framework has recently introduced support for multiple serverless providers. You can now deploy serverless applications to OpenWhisk, Google Cloud Functions and Azure Functions as well as AWS Lambda. This allows you to develop platform-independent serverless applications. James Thomas has been working on the OpenWhisk implementation. In this talk, he will introduce the new feature, show you how to run serverless applications on different providers and explain the challenges in developing platform-agnostic serverless apps.

Cloud Academy for Consulting companies - Cloud training as a competitive advantage

Jun, 13th 2017

Consulting companies face new challenges every day: part of their success relies on the ability to offer always up-to-date skills on cutting-edge technologies. Cloud technologies are defining new challenges for the consulting industry. We will tell you what we learned so far working with some of the top consulting brands worldwide, how they organize their training and how they use Cloud Academy to win more contracts.

Microsoft Azure: Moving Your Workloads to the Cloud the Right Way and Securing Your Investment

May, 16th 2017

The good news is that we’re past the period of fear, uncertainty and doubt. Everyone now agrees that the cloud is a key part of any firm’s IT investment. The not so good news is that there’s still confusion about what to move, how to move it and the best practices you need to understand to protect your investment. These are the topics Dwayne Monroe, Cloud Technologist & Evangelist, will cover in this webinar!

Predictive Analytics and Data Discovery in the Cloud with PredicSis.ai

May, 10th 2017

In this webinar, Alex Casalboni - Cloud Evangelist at Cloud Academy - and Sylvain Ferrandiz - Chief Data Scientist at PredicSis - will explore the benefits and technical aspects of a managed Business intelligence solution available on the AWS Marketplace. You will learn how to use PredicSis to understand customer behaviors and answer your most important business questions in minutes, thanks to Artificial Intelligence.

Data backup and Disaster recovery with AWS

Apr, 27th 2017

Companies are using the AWS cloud to enable faster disaster recovery of their critical IT systems without incurring the infrastructure expense of a second physical site. In this 1h webinar, Evgeny Rudinsky, Solutions Architect at CloudBerry Lab, will talk about a set of cloud-based disaster recovery services AWS provides to enable rapid recovery of your IT infrastructure and data.

Cloud Academy Office Hours April 2017

Apr, 13th 2017

In this 1-hour webinar, Adam Hawkins answers some technical questions on Docker containers, Kubernetes, AWS, and all the most common cloud computing doubts companies have in their business.

Cluster Ops with Kops

Apr, 05th 2017

Kops is kubect1 for Kubernetes clusters. You need to create a Kubernetes cluster somehow. Kops is “the tool” for provisioning and maintaining clusters on AWS and GCP. This session includes a presentation on what Kops is, how it works, and what it can do followed by technical demos.

Adam Hawkins presents this webinar and answers your questions during the final Q&A.

Exploiting the Google Natural Language API

Mar, 30th 2017

In this webinar, the Cloud Academy data scientists Roberto Turrin and Andrea Cappelli exploit the Google Natural Language API. They explore the service’s capabilities for recognizing syntax and entities in text and show how this information can be used to generate questions from statements.

Serverless Monitoring: fireside chat with Adam Johnson, CEO at IOpipe

Mar, 28th 2017

Monitoring and debugging are two of the most challenging aspects of serverless development. Alex Casalboni and Adam Johnson discuss why monitoring and debugging serverless applications are such a pain, which best practices could make your life easier, and kind of solutions are available on the market.

Serverless & GraphQL: A Love Story

Mar, 22nd 2017

In this session, Nik Graf - Lead Front-end Engineer at Serverless - talks about building a Serverless application with a GraphQL endpoint and why these technologies are such a great fit together.

AWS Reserved Instance Fundamentals

Mar, 14th 2017

In this session, CloudCheckr CTO Patrick Gartlan will discuss how AWS Reserved Instances are structured and sold, and how your organization can efficiently leverage them to save money and ensure coverage for critical workloads in the cloud. Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances provide a significant discount compared to On-Demand pricing, and provide a dedicated capacity for specific Availability Zones.

Deploying Applications with Helm

Mar, 03rd 2017

Helm is the Kubernetes package manager. Helm recently graduated from the Kubernetes incubator program and is now an official Kubernetes project. This session covers what Helm is, and how you can use for continuous deployment of Kubernetes applications. The session includes a short presentation on Helm and charts, followed by technical demonstrations.

Serverless data collection with Amazon Kinesis and AWS Lambda

Feb, 28th 2017

Join our data scientists Roberto Turrin and David Santucci who will drive you through the configuration of different cloud services - such as Kinesis Stream and Lambda functions - to implement a data collection pipeline. The talk illustrates a real-world example of how to collect data from your web server, mobile client, and cloud application and forward them to third-party services and tools or load them into your data warehouse.

On-premises FaaS on Kubernetes

Feb, 23rd 2017

In this webinar, Alex Casalboni will overview the main FaaS concepts and best practices (Function as a Service), explore the open-source FaaS options and discuss pros and cons of deploying and managing your own serverless platform on Kubernetes.

Ecosystem & Production Operations (Kubernetes Part 2)

Feb, 15th 2017

Part 2 is for those of you who may have already used Kubernetes in production. Kubernetes also supports a robust ecosystem of supporting tools and projects. Real world systems tend to leverage many different tools. This session sheds light into these tools and other real world production systems.

What's new at Cloud Academy and what we are planning next

Jan, 31st 2017

Stefano Bellasio, CEO and Founder at Cloud Academy, will present our new interface and features at Cloud Academy, discussing how our platform will change and evolve in the next months and how users can benefit from it.

Serverless technology use cases

Jan, 25th 2017

In this webinar, David Wells, Senior Software Engineer at Serverless, will explore some different use cases for Serverless technology with examples from companies and other open source projects. David will also present a new open source project that will be built with AWS Serverless technology.

Hands on Kubernetes (Part 1)

Jan, 18th 2017

In Part 1 Adam Hawkins will present the high level behind container orchestration and what differentiates Kubernetes between other tools. This is a hands-on session which covers deploying and scaling a microservice application to Kubernetes. This is your bootstrapping guide.

Amazon Rekognition - Image Analysis Overview

Dec, 22nd 2016

Learn about the newly announced Amazon Rekognition with a hands-on session by Alex Casalboni. Find out how deep learning is powering Amazon's Image Analysis service and which use cases are supported, with respect to other frameworks and APIs.

Microservices on AWS: Lambda VS Elastic Beanstalk

Dec, 13th 2016

Join Roberto Turrin and Luca Zacchetti, senior members at Cloud Academy, who will present how they migrated an application deployed on AWS Lambda to AWS Elastic Beanstalk, discussing the motivations and the pros/cons of the two options.

Serverless Framework and the new AWS Lambda features

Dec, 12th 2016

In this webinar Austen Collins, CEO of Serverless, talks about the Serverless Framework and the new Framework features! An amazing Q&A session at the end completes the live session.

Docker Webinar Series: Production & Beyond

Dec, 07th 2016

Part 2 covered putting applications in production. This session covers what happens next and other larger trends in the container ecosystem. The session is more discussion focused on covering questions from previous parts.

Polyglot Persistence with Azure

Dec, 01st 2016

Developers are often used to persist data on their relational database, probably to save the skills they learned at school. There are many different scenarios where data can be persistent with alternative services, in more efficient ways. We'll look how Azure helps this giving devs the opportunity of many data services, with some demos and code.

Connecting the Unconnected with AWS IoT

Nov, 24th 2016

AWS IoT is a new managed service that enables Internet-connected things (sensors, actuators, devices, and applications) to easily and securely interact with each other and the Cloud. In this webinar, we will showcase why IoT is shaping the future of our daily lives and how AWS allows you to manage thousands of devices or WebSockets, how to set up the Rules Engine and process streams of events in a Serverless fashion.

Docker Webinar Series: From Dev to Production

Nov, 07th 2016

Learn how to take your Docker application from development to production. The session covers different production deployment options (such as Mesos, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, and ECS) and wraps up with a demo of deploying a multi-stage Docker application.

AWS Certifications: From Zero to Hero with Cyrus Wong

Oct, 28th 2016

Live session with Cyrus Wong, Data Scientist of Cloud Innovation Centre at the IT Department of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education. He’s recently been awarded AWS Community Hero, recognition given to the most engaged developers who’ve had a real impact in the community. We’ll talk about the 5 AWS Certifications and Cyrus will give you tips and tricks on how to get AWS Certified.

Docker Webinar Series: From Idea to Dev

Oct, 19th 2016

Get a brief introduction to Docker & container technologies. This session covers applying Docker to your development environment, the Docker toolchain, and jumping off points for investigation before the next session.

Can the Cloud be right for your business as a strategy

Sep, 28th 2016

This webinar will be looking at why so many organizations are looking to Cloud Computing to push and develop their business forward. We'll look at the benefits of the Cloud from a Business perspective, covering Cloud characteristics and digging into some of the real business benefits that can be achieved whilst at the same time being mindful of some of constraints attached.

Why choose Azure and why you should migrate your company to the public cloud

Sep, 19th 2016

One of our DevOps engineers, Ben Lambert, talks to Brandon Middleton who works on the Microsoft team. They discuss the challenges of migrating to the public cloud as well as some of the common concerns involved, including topics such as security. At end of the session, we answer all the questions asked during the webinar.

Cloud Academy Office Hours - AWS Certifications Special Guest

Sep, 13th 2016

In this webinar, Andrew Larkin, one of our expert AWS trainers, will interview a special guest who has acquired all 5 Amazon Web Services certifications. If you're interested in acquiring an AWS certification - either because your company requires it or because you want to enhance your career prospects - this webinar is for you!

How to study for the AWS Solutions Architect Professional Certification

Sep, 13th 2016

Andrew Larkin, one of our expert AWS trainers, talks about the AWS Solutions Architect Professional exam. He will also introduce you to the certification path, give some examples, and show you how to get ready for the exam.

AWS Lambda: Advanced Coding Session

Aug, 31st 2016

This will be a more advanced scenario related session during which we'll talk about API Gateway authentication use cases, Amazon Kinesis Streams, Amazon Cognito and AWS CloudFormation.

Docker & Google Container Engine

Aug, 24th 2016

We’ll go through the process of creating a containerized application with Docker and deploying it to Google Container Engine. If you’re new to Docker or Container Engine, this will be a good place to start!

Cloud Academy Office Hours - Special Guest

Aug, 18th 2016

In this webinar, we will interview a special guest who has acquired all 5 Amazon Web Services certifications. If you're interested in acquiring an AWS certification - either because your company requires it or because you want to enhance your career prospects - this webinar is for you!

AWS VPC Security & Security Services

Aug, 10th 2016

Overview of AWS shared responsibility model and importance of security. Followed by a demo showing you how to create a VPC with both public and private subnets with EC2 instances deployed within each. Through the use of Security Groups and NACLs, we will create a Bastion Host in the Public subnet to enable external access to EC2 instances within the Private subnets. We will also discuss at a high level a number of AWS Security services such as IAM, Trusted Advisor, Inspector & WAF, dependant on time.

Cloud Academy Office Hours July

Aug, 01st 2016

Have a question about cloud computing? Our cloud experts are standing by to answer them at our second Cloud Academy's Office Hours webinar! Come on in and ask a question!

How to A/B-Test Data-Driven Algorithms in the Cloud

Jul, 25th 2016

Let's dive deep into a different kind of A/B test with data driven algorithms running in the cloud. Get the scoop from our Sr. Data Scientist, Roberto Turrin, and Data Scientist, Luca Baroffio.

Introduction to Ansible

Jul, 18th 2016

A live introduction to Ansible with our DevOps trainer and expert, Ben Lambert.

Getting Started with AWS Lambda: Coding Session

Jul, 14th 2016

We will go through a few real examples of how you can start using AWS Lambda with a senior member of the Cloud Academy engineering team, Alex Casalboni.

Cloud Academy Office Hours June

Jun, 29th 2016

Have a question about cloud computing? Our expert instructors are standing by to answer them at Cloud Academy's Office Hours webinar!

Introduction to the Serverless Paradigm

Jun, 27th 2016

Presented by Alex Casalboni and Austen Collins. Learn about the exciting new trend that's redefining the cloud computing industry in this in-depth webinar designed to teach you the basics of serverless computing and design.

Getting Started with DevOps

Jun, 22nd 2016

Modern software systems are becoming increasingly complex. To meet the quality, availability, and security demands of the modern web, scalable infrastructure tools are necessary. And these systems are changing rapidly to keep up with the needs of end-users. Join our DevOps expert Ben Lambert to learn the basics about DevOps and what's changing for modern developers and architects. Ben will provide real scenarios and examples.

Cloud Academy and AWS: How we use AWS for Machine Learning and Data Collection

May, 05th 2016

Speak with Alex Casalboni, Roberto Turrin and Luca Baroffio, a dedicated team inside our Engineering group at Cloud Academy, and learn how they use AWS to manage daily challenges and build a machine learning system. 

You’ll learn: 
- How to deploy machine learning models in the Cloud. 
- Tips on serverless computing on AWS. 
- How machine learning can improve your learning experience.

AWS Certifications for Teams

Apr, 26th 2016

In this webinar, we'll outline how the AWS certification program works, explain the benefits of having your team certified and show you some simple ways your team can get started with AWS certification.

Cloud Computing Training - Cloud Academy's Enterprise Solution

Apr, 06th 2016

Join Stefano Bellasio, CEO at Cloud Academy, as he answers your questions in the return of our webinar series. Learn how to use Cloud Academy for teams to develop their skills on cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, DevOps and more. Live demo of our management dashboard and a full explanation of all the features included in this version.

Learn Cloud Computing - Cloud Academy Labs

May, 27th 2015

Learning-by-doing through our Hands-on Labs is the best way to get real experience on the AWS Console. By completing a Laboratory experience, you will be able to get your hands dirty while acquiring the necessary practical knowledge. By completing a Laboratory experience, you will be able to get your hands dirty while acquiring the necessary practical knowledge.

Prepare for AWS Certification - Cloud Academy

Apr, 01st 2015

In this video Kevin Felichko will begin our webinar series on AWS training with an overview of the available certifications, the purpose of each certification, and what makes these certifications so important to anybody who wishes to work with cloud technologies. 

Cloud Computing Training with Cloud Academy

Mar, 10th 2015

In this webinar, Stefano Bellasio, CEO of Cloud Academy, will introduce CloudAcademy.com, the online platform to learn Cloud Computing and test your knowledge on several platforms including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and other technologies like Docker.

Imperva: Building Applications in the Cloud

Oct, 09th 2014

In this webinar, Carrie McDaniel and Pravin Rasiah, respectively Product Marketing Manager and Senior Product Manager at Imperva, will talk about security in the cloud. They will cover the cyber threats online applications face, how traditional technologies such as firewalls and IPSs fall short of protecting them, how Web Application Firewall technology is the right approach, and the benefits of Imperva SecureSphere WAF for AWS.

Redline13: (Almost) Free Load Testing in the Cloud

Oct, 03rd 2014

RedLine13 offers a very scalable (20,000 hits per second is the largest so far) load testing service on Amazon AWS. The service is free, and you only have to pay for the EC2 time on either Dedicated or Spot instances.

VisualOps: the visual DevOps tool for the cloud

Jul, 02nd 2014

VisualOps is a unique DevOps automation tool that offers you a one-stop visual solution to design, deploy and automate your cloud applications. In this webinar, Thibault Bronchain, Technical Project Lead at VisualOps, shows us how to build stable, effective and fully functioning Apps the smart way.

Processing large data sets on Amazon Web Services using Batchly

Jun, 18th 2014

Cloud Computing is revolutionizing every aspect of IT landscape, and data processing is no different. Whether it is image processing, video encoding or other batch processing jobs (periodic report generation, healthcare data processing etc.), Amazon Web Services provides the ability to tap into a scalable & on-demand cloud infrastructure.