Month: February 2021

Track Your Certifications, Point to Your Success

Whether you’re an individual user of our platform or part of a large enterprise team, we’ve learned that a majority of people using Cloud Academy are quite an ambitious bunch. Many of you are constantly working towards certifications, and often...

/ February 24, 2021

Our Journey to GraphQL

Here at Cloud Academy, we have recently been evolving our back-end architecture. We took the path toward a microservices architecture, and we’re still working on some pillars that will enable us to become faster in development while gaining overall reliability...

/ February 22, 2021

The Path You Take Depends on Where You Want to Go: Introducing Job Roles

The Cloud Academy training library is full of excellent training materials to help a wide variety of people achieve an even wider variety of career goals. It’s good to have choices, but sometimes having so many choices of what to...

/ February 19, 2021

Cloud Academy Training Tips

Training Tip #007: Build a Strong Foundation We have 780+ courses and 1,400+ lab steps in the Cloud Academy library, so it can be overwhelming when you first see it. Let me provide you with a few tips to help...

/ February 18, 2021

New Content: Get Ready for the CISM Cert Exam & Learn About Alibaba, Plus All the AWS, GCP, and Azure Courses You Know You Can Count On

This month our team of intrepid certification specialists released five learning paths, seven courses, 19 hands-on labs, and three lab challenges!  One particularly interesting new learning path is Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Foundations. After completing this learning path, you...

/ February 12, 2021

Google Cloud Platform Certification: Preparation and Prerequisites

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has evolved from being a niche player to a serious competitor to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. In 2020, research firm Gartner placed Google in the Leaders quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure...

/ February 9, 2021

17 Hours of Dog Food: How I Passed the Azure DevOps AZ-400 Exam

Taking the Azure AZ-400 exam I want to tell you how I ate dog food to pass the Microsoft Azure DevOps AZ-400 exam. I’m not talking about wolfing down a punnet of premium beef mince for dogs, but I’m referring...

/ February 8, 2021

Jump Into Cloud Academy’s Tech Skills Assessment

Let’s say you’re trying to build a new software product in the cloud. You might be a C-level, a VP, or a Director or Product Manager. For this little exercise, your role doesn’t really matter because you’ve shipped products before,...

/ February 1, 2021