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Amazon S3 explained
Amazon Web Services

What is AWS S3?

This AWS storage service is correctly called Amazon S3, but most people search for AWS S3 hence the title. There...
AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services

What is AWS Lambda?

When it comes to compute options in AWS - the choices are seemingly endless. AWS Lambda is one of the...
AWS Technical Account Manager Job Description
Cloud Career

What is an AWS TAM?

In the modern world of Cloud Computing, there are a number of different roles, which are suited to a number...
Failed AWS Exam - what to do next
AWS Certification

Failed your AWS certification exam?

Passing your AWS certification exam is a huge accomplishment, but it does not come without its challenges. If you failed...
Hands on Challenge Labs for Cloud Computing
Hands-on Labs

Using Hands On Labs to Build Real-World Cloud Skills

The term "Hands On Labs" can be used to describe a couple of different approaches to learning and practicing cloud...
AWS Technical Account Manager
Cloud Career

How I got a job as an AWS Technical Account Manager with No Experience

I recently accepted a new role as a ‘Technical Account Manager’ at AWS. In this article you will learn how...
Cloud Jobs without Industry Experience
Cloud Career

How to Get a Cloud Job without Experience

The big problem with breaking into the world of cloud computing is that there can often be a barrier to...
Create CV Website AWS Tutorial
Cloud Career

How to Create a CV Website on Amazon S3

Today we are going to go through a step-by-step guide on how to take your CV and host it as...
AWS Cloud Skills
Cloud Career

5 Cloud Skills you (may) already have

In recent times, there has been an undeniable boom in the popularity of Cloud Computing, and cloud skills are more...
AWS Cloud Computing
Amazon Web Services

What is AWS Cloud?

Before we answer the question "What is AWS Cloud" let's explore who and what AWS is. AWS is simply an...
AWS Solutions Architect Associate Exam
AWS Certification

AWS Certified Solutions Architect SAA-C03 – How to best prepare in 5 Steps

Amazon is still way ahead as the leader in the Cloud Computing market - with Amazon Web Services (AWS) having...
How to jumpstart your cloud career
Cloud Career

10 Tips on How to Enter the Cloud Computing Industry

So you’ve decided to take the plunge into the cloud computing industry. Great for you! It is an exciting field...
AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Training
AWS Certification

AWS Cloud Practitioner Training – What to Expect in the Exam

Last year Amazon Web Services exceeded $7 billion in fourth-quarter revenue, a jump of over 45% from the year before....
Pass AWS Certification Exam
AWS Certification

How to Pass AWS Certification Exams First Time in 5 steps

I'm a certification junkie! I’ve been earning IT certifications for over 20 years now, have taken over 50 exams in...
AWS Solution Architect Associate
AWS Certification

NEW AWS Certified Solutions Architect Course

We're excited to announce that we're getting close to completing a new version of our AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate...
AWS Tutorials

Connect to EC2: AWS Session Manager vs SSH

In this article, I will walk you through a variety of ways to access the EC2 instances that you deploy...
Cloud Jobs Career Path
Cloud Career

Top-Paying Cloud Certifications and Jobs

Cloud Computing is changing the way we live and work. It's no longer just about having a powerful data center...
Amazon Kinesis vs DynamoDB Streams
Amazon Web Services

Amazon Kinesis vs DynamoDB Streams

Welcome back to our comparison articles where we look at different AWS services, their benefits, and use cases. These articles...
AWS SysOps SOA-C02
AWS Certification

New SOA-C02 Exam for AWS Certified SysOps Administrator released

The new version of the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate certification was released on the 27th of July, 2021. The...
Will I get a job with AWS Certification?
Cloud Career

Why an AWS Certification ALONE won’t get you an AWS job

Students often ask me if gaining a certification like the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate is enough to get them...
How to become a Cloud Architect?
Cloud Career

What is a Cloud Architect?

What is a Cloud Architect and how do you become one? It seems like an easy question, but the answer...
Compare Amazon RDS with DynamoDB
Amazon Web Services

Amazon RDS vs DynamoDB

RDS and DynamoDB are both database services offered by AWS. You might be asking yourself, “If they’re both databases, then...
AWS Cloudwatch vs CloudTrail
Amazon Web Services

CloudWatch vs CloudTrail

Amazon, I love ya to death, but something has got to change with the “Cloud” naming trend. At the time...
AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam
AWS Certification

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam (SAA-C02)

Back in 2020, Amazon Web Services launched a new version of the most popular certification in their program, the AWS...