Certs to go: All AWS exams now available online

A Cloud Guru

Today, AWS announced an expansion of its online-proctored exams. All AWS Certification exams will now be offered with online proctoring via Pearson VUE. AWS notes that wait time for online-proctored appointments may be longer than usual due to high demand.

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What Are AWS Application Patterns?

DevOps.com

The post What Are AWS Application Patterns? Blogs DevOps in the Cloud DevOps Practice DevOps Toolbox DevSecOps Doin' DevOps AWS AWS Application Patterns cloud-native cloud-native apps data management devsecops shift right shift-left approach

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What we learned from taking an online AWS cert exam

A Cloud Guru

If you're thinking about taking an AWS certification exam from the comfort of home, you may have a few questions. I recently sat the AWS Advanced Networking Specialty certification exam in my home. Certification AWS

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Optimizing AWS Performance Over the Long Term

DevOps.com

Ask most folks how to optimize performance on AWS, and they’ll talk about things such as autoscaling and rightsizing. Those tools are certainly part of an effective AWS performance optimization strategy.

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Tips on Rightsizing to Reduce AWS Costs Now

DevOps.com

CFOs are reevaluating their software and infrastructure spend, and naturally, companies are looking for ways to optimize their AWS costs. The post Tips on Rightsizing to Reduce AWS Costs Now appeared first on DevOps.com. In this business climate, everyone is looking to reduce costs.

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Comparing Nuclio and AWS Lambda

DevOps.com

The post Comparing Nuclio and AWS Lambda appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps in the Cloud DevOps Practice DevOps Toolbox Enterprise DevOps AWS Lambda Nuclio Nuclio vs. AWS Lambda open source serverless

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Building an Elixir runtime for AWS Lambda

Xebia

At the most recent AWS Re:invent, Amazon announced support for custom runtimes on AWS Lambda. AWS has support for quite a few languages out of the box; NodeJS being the fastest, but not always most readable one. Python can be edited from the AWS Console, while for Java, C# and Go binaries have to be […]. The post Building an Elixir runtime for AWS Lambda appeared first on Xebia Blog. AWS aws AWS Lambda elixir

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AWS Adds GUI to Snow Edge Computing Family

DevOps.com

Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week announced it has added a graphical user interface (GUI) tool dubbed AWS OpsHub for Snow Family to provide an alternative to the command-line interface (CLI) tool it makes available to manage its family of Snow appliances deployed in on-premises environments.

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Earning an AWS Developer Associate Certification

DevOps.com

Studying for an AWS Certification may seem like an arduous task, especially if one isn’t expecting to take any more tests now that college is finally over. The post Earning an AWS Developer Associate Certification appeared first on DevOps.com.

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AWS Advances DevOps Agenda at Summit Event

DevOps.com

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added services to its cloud platform designed to automate the creation of virtual private clouds (VPCs) and made available additional tools to build applications and integrate external data.

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Should I take the AWS SAA-C01 or SAA-C02?

A Cloud Guru

If you’re getting ready to test for your AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification, you currently have two test choices: the shiny, new SAA-C02 exam or the soon-to-be-retired SAA-C01. Certification AWS

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Pulumi Advances DevOps on AWS

DevOps.com

Pulumi announced the availability of Pulumi Crosswalk for Amazon Web Services (AWS), an open source framework for deploying applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The post Pulumi Advances DevOps on AWS appeared first on DevOps.com.

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7 Favorite AWS Training Resources

ParkMyCloud

When it comes to AWS training resources, there’s no shortage of information out there. Finding the best resource depends on your learning style, your needs for AWS, and getting the most updated information available. AWS Self-Paced Labs. AWS Free Tier.

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Monitoring AWS EKS audit logs with Falco

Xebia

Background AWS recently announced the possibility to send control plane logs from their managed Kubernetes service (EKS) to CloudWatch. The post Monitoring AWS EKS audit logs with Falco appeared first on Xebia Blog. AWS Devops Kubernetes aws eks falco kubernetes

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Lucidchart Launches Tool to Visualize AWS Cloud Environments

DevOps.com

Lucidchart today added a visualization tool that generates interactive diagrams of an IT organization’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. The post Lucidchart Launches Tool to Visualize AWS Cloud Environments appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Mission Makes AWS Expertise Available for Free

DevOps.com

Mission, a provider of managed services for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, this week announced it will make its cloud optimization expertise available free of charge for any IT organization that acquires AWS licenses through it.

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Are AWS Certifications Worth It?

Linux Academy

You’ve heard about AWS Certifications, and you’ve probably also heard that AWS certified engineers are making 6 figures. With the promise of a brighter future, and now, online exams , you’re considering getting an AWS certification. Do you work in AWS daily?

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Reducing Your Database Hosting Costs: DigitalOcean vs. AWS vs. Azure

High Scalability

In this article, we are going to compare three of the most popular cloud providers, AWS vs. Azure vs. DigitalOcean for their database hosting costs for MongoDB® database to help you decide which cloud is best for your business.

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Enhance DevOps Experience with AWS Smart Tools

DevOps.com

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become a leading provider of DevOps tools and services and has been instrumental in taking this experience to a higher […]. The post Enhance DevOps Experience with AWS Smart Tools appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Stackery Smooths AWS Serverless Integration for DevOps

DevOps.com

Stackery today announced a plug-in capability that will allow developers to build and debug code destined to run on the Lambda serverless computing service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) from within an integrated development environment (IDE) running on a local machine.

How Big is AWS?

ParkMyCloud

If you’re at all familiar with cloud computing, you know Amazon Web Services is a giant – but just how big is AWS? How big is AWS’s staff? AWS has just over 40,000 employees listed on LinkedIn, but of course, that’s not the most accurate measure. How big is AWS’s infrastructure?

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AWS Postgres Pricing Comparison

ParkMyCloud

Maybe you’re looking to use PostgreSQL in your AWS environment – if so, you need to make sure to evaluate pricing and compare your options before you decide. Let’s take a look at some of your options for running PostgreSQL databases in AWS. Option 3: Postgres-Compatible AWS Aurora.

AWS Careers: On the Road to All 9 AWS Certifications

Linux Academy

I had the pleasure of speaking with one of our amazing students about his experience training for AWS certifications on Linux Academy. Mike had a lot of great advice for others who are training for certifications and developing their AWS knowledge. Looking to develop your AWS skills?

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Waging a Winning WAR in AWS

DevOps.com

Above all other security advice for enterprises working with Amazon Web Services (AWS), there is one resounding war cry: “Go to WAR.” It’s a powerful and proactive way to mitigate real risk with the AWS team and its partners.

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Budgeting & Forecasting for AWS

Yotascale

Owners of AWS budgets need to figure out how best to manage their spend. Some companies hire consultants, others develop in-house specialties or hire the right people, and others purchase products that make it easier to manage AWS spend.

Choosing the Right AWS Certification For You

Linux Academy

There are currently 6 AWS certification exams, and 4 specialty AWS certification exams. These are the: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level (AWS CSA). AWS Certified Developer – Associate Level (AWS CDA).

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Pub-Sub messaging with AWS SNS and SQS

Xebia

The post Pub-Sub messaging with AWS SNS and SQS appeared first on Xebia Blog. Development amazon aws Architecture AWS SNS AWS SQSWhen setting up a new application or platform, one of the most important things that you will need is messaging. As every part of the platform has a certain need for data, either realtime or after the fact, messages from other services within the application boundary need to be processed as efficiently as possible. This […].

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ANNOUNCING — Stackery Achieves AWS Lambda Ready Designation

Stackery

Today we’re proud to share that Stackery has achieved the AWS Lambda Ready designation for continuous integration and delivery! This differentiates Stackery’s secure serverless delivery platform as fully integrated with AWS Lambda.

Learn AWS by Doing with New AWS Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

AWS is one of the fastest growing cloud service platforms offered today. Whether you’re an experienced AWS user or just starting out, there’s always more to learn. Check out our newest AWS hands-on training content below! New AWS Courses. Ready to learn AWS by doing?

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Chef Adds Support for Arm Graviton 2 Processors on AWS Cloud

DevOps.com

Chef announced this week that its offerings for managing and testing infrastructure as code now support Graviton 2 processors from Arm on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. AWS this week announced the availability of an M6g instance of processors on its public cloud.

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AWS Lambda Versioning and Aliases

Linux Academy

As I detailed in a previous blog post, I’m continuing to update the Linux Academy AWS DevOps Pro certification course. AWS Lambda, and. AWS API Gateway. AWS Lambda and Serverless Concepts. AWS Lambda supports creating aliases for each of your Lambda function versions.

Revolutionize Software Delivery with DevOps and AWS

DevOps.com

The post Revolutionize Software Delivery with DevOps and AWS appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps in the Cloud automation DevOps AWS devops process DevOps professionals devsecops

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Datadog Sees Spike in AWS Lambda Serverless Adoption

DevOps.com

Datadog published a report that shows nearly half of organizations using the company’s IT monitoring platform have embraced the AWS Lambda serverless computing framework. The post Datadog Sees Spike in AWS Lambda Serverless Adoption appeared first on DevOps.com.

Meet Linux Academy at the New York AWS Summit!

Linux Academy

The Linux Academy team will be at the New York AWS Summit! Our AWS Training Architects are excited to speak with you about how continuous learning can change your organization. Fill out this form , and we can schedule a time to meet while we are at the New York AWS Summit.

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CI/CD Processes And Tools For AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Dzone - DevOps

Services like AWS Elastic Beanstalk certainly make integrating pipelines services like EC2 and S3 even easier to do, since Elastic Beanstalk handles most of the heavy lifting for you. aws automation continuous delivery continuous integration amazon web services aws elastic beanstalk

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Licensing and Support for Oracle Applications on AWS

Apps Associates

Moving Your Legacy Applications to Cloud One of the most frequent questions that we are asked by customers is whether their Oracle license and support will remain valid when running on Amazon Web Services (“AWS”).

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Using SQS with Lambda | AWS DevOps Pro

Linux Academy

February 18, 2019 was a very important day for AWS DevOps Professional Certification aspirants. This is the day that AWS introduced their new exam after having put the exam through a Beta phase in November, 2018. AWS Lambda. AWS API Gateway. AWS Secrets Manager.