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  1. How to Create A CloudFormation Template Using AWS

    How to Create A CloudFormation Template Using AWS

    Categories: Cloud Computing

    Since the evolution of Amazon Web Services as a mainstay in virtual computing, many AWS technologies have been created specifically to make cloud management easier. Among these products is AWS CloudFormation — a streamlined service that allows all AWS users to model AWS products for personal or professional use. AWS CloudFormation also allows you to reconcile native AWS services with various third-party programs, helping you predictably manage AWS platforms as they evolve.

    By letting a user deploy entities like virtual machines and security appliances on the AWS cloud platform, CloudFormation has essentially bolstered the security of the online cloud environment. Users deploy CloudFormation templates to define the AWS resources they want to create and add to their existing AWS hierarchy. These templates — individual text files — comprise the tech stack that makes your AWS infrastructure unique.

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  2. virtualization vs cloud computing

    Understanding the Relationship between Cloud Computing & Virtualization

    Categories: Cloud Computing

    It's easy to initially confuse virtualization with cloud computing, given their similarities and the fact that they exist in the same IT industry. However, both virtualization and cloud computing are characterized by unique differences that make them uniquely valuable to experienced IT engineers. IT experts have already begun to use both cloud computing and virtualization together in similar environments, to thoroughly optimize their approach to data storage and hardware use.

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  3. UT Arlington's Cloud Engineering Bootcamp with Edgar Ayala and Course Report's Jess Feldman

    UT Arlington's Cloud Engineering Bootcamp with Edgar Ayala and Course Report's Jess Feldman

    Categories: Cloud Computing , Microsoft , Linux , Career Driven , Programming Language , Learning , Study Guides

    Jess Feldman, content manager for Course Report, met with Edgar Ayala virtually to talk about his experience with a university IT bootcamp. Ayala is a recent alum of UT Arlington’s Cloud Engineering Bootcamp powered by QuickStart (watch the full video here). 

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  4. AWS Solutions Architect Associate — Why You Should Get Certified

    AWS Solutions Architect Associate — Why You Should Get Certified

    Categories: Cloud Computing , Career Driven , Learning , Technology Comparison

    Amazon may have become a household name by being the most popular e-commerce site, but its Amazon Web Services (AWS) subsidiary is also the largest cloud provider in the world. Its market position makes AWS an important skill set for new and experienced tech professionals. 

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  5. Want to Be a Cloud Engineer? Here's What You Need to Know

    Want to Be a Cloud Engineer? Here's What You Need to Know

    Categories: Cloud Computing , Microsoft , Career Driven , Learning , Technology Comparison

    It is well-known that acquiring cloud certifications helps an individual further their career. Certifications give employers peace of mind that they are hiring someone with the right skillset, knowledge, and qualifications to enhance the organization’s desire for distributed data. Those skills and qualifications are highly valued in today’s competitive job market, and those seeking cloud certifications are likely to quickly see a return on their investment and effort.  

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