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What’s New at A Cloud Gur...

Hello Cloud Gurus! We’ve got some great new courses for you this month, plus a new ACG Pro...

Scaling the hottest app i...

A cloud conversation with Blake Stoddard, Sr SRE at Basecamp / HEY. This interview has bee...

A Message from Our CEO: R...

In 2015, Ryan and I rolled up our sleeves and made it our mission to teach the world to cl...

Adopting GitOps for Kuber...

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the AWS EMEA Summit Online. Containers were a big t...

Stalkerware and How to Fi...

Ell Marquez is a self-described scientific hooligan, infosec noobie, and recovering Linux ...

Fixing 5 Common AWS IAM E...

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Identity & Access Management (IAM) is a foundational service tha...

Black Lives Matter

Over the past few weeks, we’ve witnessed some incredibly disturbing events in the US. 

COVID and cost optimizati...

What’s it like to lead a cloud migration through a global pandemic?

What’s New at A Cloud Gur...

Hello Cloud Gurus! This month we find ourselves on a bit of a VMware kick, with two awesom...

Optimizing a multimillion...

In December 2019, A Cloud Guru acquired our largest competitor, Linux Academy -- along wit...

Linux Academy’s Terry Cox...

What’s the future hold for cloud learners as A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy merge into a c...

Azure DevOps vs GitHub: c...

Hark: here is a strange tale of two DevOps tools. Once upon a time, there was a Microsoft ...

We want to hear your Guru...

At ACG, we wholeheartedly believe learning tech skills can help people find a better caree...

Ell on Infosec - How Do I...

Ell Marquez is a self-described scientific hooligan, infosec noobie, and recovering Linux ...

How Cloud Certs Level The...

If you’ve ever wanted to get cloud certified, you probably already see the value of certif...

5 Cost Optimization Tips ...

Who attended the AWS Summit Online? I did! I was so excited that the summit was being offe...

Should I take the AWS SAA...

If you’re getting ready to test for your AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate cer...

Pay it forward: Help us g...

July 2020 update: the Pay It Forward program has now concluded! Thanks to the hundreds who...

The Power Of Continuous L...

At A Cloud Guru, we know our learners choose our training courses and labs for many unique...

How To Teach Online: Reco...

Hello!  I’m Mattias Andersson.  I'm an instructor at A Cloud Guru and I'm going to teach y...

Learn From Anywhere For L...

I’m pleased to announce that effective today, we are lowering the regular price of an A Cl...

Ell on Infosec - Masterin...

Ell Marquez is a self-described scientific hooligan, infosec noobie, and recovering Linux ...

What’s New at A Cloud Gur...

Hello Cloud Gurus! This month we’ve got two amazing new courses on advanced networking and...

What we learned from taki...

If you're thinking about taking an AWS certification exam from the comfort of home, you ma...

Preparing Your Dataset fo...

Hi, I’m Kesha Williams, an AWS Machine Learning Hero and Alexa Champion. This is Kesha's K...

How To Teach Online: Tips...

 

Why “central cloud teams”...

Early in my cloud career, I joined a “central cloud team” for a big enterprise. We created...

Google Cloud rolls out fi...

*Updated May 14, 2020, to reflect addition of the Professional Data Engineer exam availabi...

Cloud Playground comes to...

The best way to skill up your team is by letting them get hands on. But giving people acce...

How Many People Should Yo...

How many people should you train? It’s one of the most fundamental questions to ask as you...

With VPNs besieged, cloud...

Predicting the “year of Linux on the desktop” may always be a fool’s errand. But I think w...

Deploying your first Kube...

Hi, I'm Chad Crowell, Microsoft Azure course instructor at A Cloud Guru. I'm truly passion...

Which Azure certification...

Which Azure certifications and career path are right for you? Sadly, I can’t tell you what...

OUR MOST INTERESTING ALEX...

Hello! I’m Kesha Williams, an Alexa Champion and AWS Machine Learning Hero. Welcome to Wha...

How to Teach Online: Tip ...

Welcome I’m Mattias Andersson, one of the instructors at A Cloud Guru. We've realized that...

What’s New at A Cloud Gur...

Hello Cloud Gurus! This month finds a lot of us working from home, and we’ve got just the ...

Pete's tips for learning ...

Dr. Pete Sbarski is the VP of Education and Research at A Cloud Guru, an AWS Serverless He...

Azure expands online exam...

Due to coronavirus-related testing center closures and our current WFH-heavy world, Micros...

The Path To GCP Certifica...

Are you looking to learn more about Google Cloud? Do you want to find out what it takes to...

Why Cloud Certs, Why Now?...

Whenever cloud certifications come up, their value is almost always discussed in relation ...

Certs to go: All AWS exam...

Today, AWS announced an expansion of its online-proctored exams. All AWS Certification exa...

In praise of S3, the grea...

25,000 #CloudMadness voters can’t be wrong: Amazon S3 is the greatest cloud service of all...

The Machine Learning Life...

I’m Kesha Williams, an AWS Machine Learning Hero and Alexa Champion, and this is Kesha's K...

Terry Cox: Learning at cl...

Terry Cox is a 20-year veteran of the IT industry. He created many of Linux Academy’s firs...

The World Needs Agility i...

A note from Sam Kroonenburg, CEO of A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy

10 slam dunks for cloud a...

Your Cloud Madness bracket may be busted already, but you still have a chance to win the b...

Brazeal: How your org pre...

I’ll make you a bet. 

Learn From Anywhere: Lear...

Harvard, MIT, and other universities are suspending in-person classes and moving learning ...

Why should I get an Azure...

Why might you want to pursue Azure certifications? Maybe your employer (current or future)...

How Many, How Well, How M...

The ultimate metric of success When defining cloud migration success, it’s critical to kee...

Machine Learning: a whirl...

I’m Kesha Williams, an AWS Machine Learning Hero and Alexa Champion, and this is Kesha's K...

Why are Azure exam names ...

If you’re considering an Azure certification and are scanning over the list of Azure exams...

What’s New at A Cloud Gur...

Welcome to March, gurus! We’ve got some great new courses and labs this month, as well as ...

#CloudMadness: Final Resu...

Final Results: 3/20/20 We have a winner! In a buzzer-beating finish, S3 has upset Lambda a...

Azure IoT Developer in be...

We’re barely into 2020, and the year has already been a wild ride for Azure. There’s drama...

Do I Really Need a VPC?

From a security standpoint, a VPC isn’t a magic power. It’s another layer of responsibilit...

Brazeal: The lift-and-shi...

The clock ticked loudly. Everybody could hear it.

New Azure exams: Nothing'...

Spring is a time for transformation. Caterpillars turn into butterflies. Semi trucks trans...

Show off your certs with ...

A Cloud Guru profiles get a little more awesome today with a revamp that brings in a slew ...

Brazeal: Dead tree, donut...

Let’s get this out on the table right up front: a lot of cloud adoption projects fail. Tha...

A Cloud Guru named Top 10...

A Cloud Guru closes a huge year of growth, which includes an acquisition and multiple roun...

What’s New at A Cloud Gur...

Welcome to 2020, gurus! We’re just a few weeks into the new year (and new decade!) - and w...

Cloud salaries rising: Cl...

It's a good time to be a cloud guru. Cloud jobs may be recession-proof, and demand for clo...

4 common mistakes: When e...

The selling points of cloud for enterprises are huge, but the cloud isn’t a magical money-...

Q&A with Sam K - Acquisit...

On Monday Dec 16th, we announced the acquisition of Linux Academy. I know this was a big s...

Prep for the AWS Alexa sp...

Learn to build engaging voice experiences using advanced features of the Alexa Skills Kit ...

re:Invent 2019 - new and ...

AWS re:Invent 2019 was packed with announcements and new features revealed. To help ease y...

re:Invent 2019: “pre:Inve...

It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving, and that means it’s time for AWS re:Invent. Right now,...

A Cloud Guru Brings on Ne...

AUSTIN, Texas December 02, 2019 — A Cloud Guru ("ACG") today announced that Katie Bullard ...

ACID and AWS DynamoDB tra...

A wise old man species of unknown origin once said, "Do. Or do not. There is no try." This...

Microsoft Ignite 2019: To...

At Microsoft Ignite 2019, Microsoft made one thing crystal clear: they're going all-in on ...

ACG for Business adds San...

You asked for it. We listened. A Cloud Guru is adding AWS Sandbox Environments for ACG for...

Data Flow Thinking: Your ...

Remember that scene in The Matrix when Neo finally “sees” the matrix? It’s a great analogy...

AWS offers online CCP cer...

Want to get your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CCP) certification but prefer to do so ...

Recession proof jobs: Clo...

Adulting is hard for plenty of reasons. But news of an impending recession tops the list o...

Contain yourself: Keeping...

Kubernetes (or k8s) is only five years old but has already proven itself an important part...

A Cloud Guru CEO and Co-F...

 

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September is the month of trending tech. Trends like VR and AI sound cool, but unless you'...

AWS Certified Security - ...

Preparing for any AWS certification exam can be tough! It takes time, it takes focus, and ...

What's new at A Cloud Gur...

The month of new content! New courses on security, serverless, and Kubernetes, multiple Go...

AWS apples to GCP oranges...

Life is full of big questions with no easy answer. Crunchy or smooth? Star Trek or Star Wa...

What's New at A Cloud Gur...

What's New at A Cloud Guru: This month we have two of our most popular courses out of prev...

7 More Tricks to Make Clo...

If you’re studying for a cloud certification, you know it can be tricky to make time for s...

5 Ways to Find Time for L...

Maybe it’s on your side. Maybe it’s a flat circle. Maybe it’s an illusion. Whatever you th...

ACG’s OWN SCOTT PLETCHER ...

We have a winner! A Cloud Guru’s very own Scott Pletcher took first place in the recent AW...

What's new at A Cloud Gur...

In this edition: 50+ new hands-on labs, mission critical AWS Well-Architected course, and ...

No Experience? 7 Ways to ...

It’s the entry-level conundrum as baffling as the chicken and the egg. You need a job to g...

Not a Fad: The Cloud is G...

The economic impact of the U.S. cloud is now larger than the entire agriculture sector, a ...

Build your own unicorns: ...

Let’s say you run a company. You have workers that do X but need workers that do Y. What d...

What We Learned: Sitting ...

This post was originally created when the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam was in bet...

What's New at A Cloud Gur...

In this edition: New ACG Original Series for Azure and GCP, ACG for Business gets enhancem...

Accelerate Your Cloud Ado...

Change can be hard. Really hard. One oft-cited stat claims that fully 70% of business tran...

We're embarking on our ne...

Hello Cloud Gurus! We’re excited to announce that we’ve just closed a $33 million investme...

Can GCP's flat-rate plan ...

Surprise bills are no fun, but it’s one thing to space on canceling YouTube Premium before...

Alexa, Certify Me on Skil...

Amazon has released a new AWS certification for Alexa developers, providing a path to gain...

Game of Thrones vs. the C...

Game of Thrones is back! After nearly two years, the hit show returned for its eighth and ...

Which AWS certification i...

So you’re thinking about getting AWS certified. That’s great! Cloud computing skills are i...

Your Handy Google Cloud P...

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a big, sprawling platform, and finding your way around can ...

You Have a License to Clo...

What’s one of the easiest ways to get the most out of your ACG for Business membership? Si...

What's New at A Cloud Gur...

In this edition: Updates to our AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate and AWS Cert...

A Cloud Guru adopts a ser...

A Cloud Guru, the world’s first serverless startup, has adopted a server. While adopting l...

What are the Top-Paying C...

So you’ve chosen to pursue a career in cloud infrastructure and development. Or you’re lea...

2019 Can’t Miss Cloud Con...

Cloud computing is continually shifting, growing into new markets, and driving innovation....

The Critical Importance o...

Whether you’re just embarking on taking your company to the cloud or you’ve been slogging ...

What's Happening in Cloud...

Nearly 60 percent of North American enterprises rely on public cloud, five times the perce...

5 Reasons Employers Shoul...

Companies should invest in their employees. Seems obvious enough but when it comes down to...

What's New at A Cloud Gur...

In this edition: All new Azure, Google Cloud, and AWS certification courses, members get a...

The Future of Retail is i...

Shoptalk, one of retail’s biggest conferences, is descending on Las Vegas in early March. ...

Cloud skills — so hot rig...

What skills are most in-demand in 2019? As with 2018, and 2017, cloud computing skills lan...

10 Simple Ways To Be An A...

A rising tide lifts all boats, right? Well, not exactly. Despite the tech industry’s meteo...

A Cloud Guru, Women Who C...

For the second year, A Cloud Guru and Women Who Code (WWCode) have partnered to provide 10...

Azure Machine Learning La...

The field of machine learning (ML) is one that has grown exponentially in the last decade,...

Learning Cloud Computing ...

Cloud and distributed computing is the most sought after skill for employers in 2018 accor...

re:Invent 2018 — Machine ...

Amazon has seen its share of migration pain. Although re:Invent presented an opportunity t...

Budgeting for Cloud Compu...

The competition for cloud practitioners is fierce. According to LinkedIn, expertise in clo...

A Cloud Guru and Cloudrea...

The 6 people you need on ...

More than 80% of enterprise workloads are expected to be in the cloud by 2020. If you’ve y...

The Formula for Cloud Com...

Businesses worldwide have recognized that Cloud Computing is the way of the future. In fac...

Your Customers’ Data is S...

Organizations are transitioning from on-premises systems to the cloud at a staggering rate...

The Basic Advantages of P...

It’s not a bad time to be a public cloud service provider. The public cloud services marke...

AWS Partner Story: Accent...

"For Accenture, having the skills needed to support delivery of our AWS services at scale ...

A Cloud Guru Achieves AWS...

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA | AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 29, 2018) – A Cloud Guru, a premier online tr...

The Role of the Cloud in ...

Security breaches and other data exposures have been frequent headliners for the past few ...

How 4 Industries Embraced...

Cloud computing is rapidly becoming the “new normal” foundation of today’s IT infrastructu...

Top 10 Mistakes Companies...

Businesses move to the AWS cloud to save time, money, and to free their technologists to d...

Top 10 Takeaways from AWS...

 

ACG Business Justificatio...

 

AWS Serverless Heroes Ann...

ACG's Peter Sbarski and FaaS and Furious creator Forrest Brazeal top the inaugural cohort ...

AWS Partner Story: Texas ...

“Cloud computing skills are in high-demand throughout the State of Texas, especially as an...

3 phases of cloud adoptio...

Getting an enterprise to the cloud can feel like learning to fly. If only it were that sim...

Cloud Adoption & Talent T...

 

AWS Partner Story: Verizo...

“We knew the backbone of this journey would be dependent on how “cloud fluent” our enginee...

AWS Partner Story: DVLA

 

AWS Partner Story: Univer...

 

A Cloud Guru Now Availabl...

Hello, Cloud Gurus!

We Power Tech: Kesha Will...

A Cloud Guru is a proud member of the inclusive and diverse AWS We Power Tech community, a...

How To Train Like A Cloud...

“See first with your mind, then with your eyes, and finally with your body.” — Yagyu Munen...

3 Rules of Cloud Adoption

Why learning to code Alex...

 

10 lessons of cloud adopt...

Talent Transformation, Cl...

 

How to learn AWS: Train F...

A lot of people decide that they want to learn AWS--or recognize that they need to--but do...

8 AWS Jobs You Can Get wi...

Amazon Web Services certifications can open the door to many high-paying, up-and-coming ca...

AWS Certified Solutions A...

How to get a job as a Solutions Architect

Introducing Guru Of The W...

A Cloud Guru announces a new weekly competition called Guru of the Week. This competition ...

ACG Announces Memberships

  A Cloud Guru launches Memberships, where members will have unlimited access to all conte...

The Cube with Sam Kroonen...

What companies spend years building using traditional server based architectures, Sam buil...

"Parents as a Service"

Level up your humor today! Getting started with Amazon Web Services (AWS)? We've put toget...

We Power Tech: ToAnh Tran

A Cloud Guru is a proud member of the inclusive and diverse AWS We Power Tech community, a...

We Power Tech: Christina ...

A Cloud Guru is a proud member of the inclusive and diverse AWS We Power Tech community, a...

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