In the digital landscape, maintaining a secure and reliable online presence is paramount. Two key components that play a vital role in achieving this are DNS (Domain Name System) and certificate management. Understanding how these elements work is crucial for safeguarding the safety and integrity of your online activities. While they operate independently, they also intertwine as essential security gateways into your domain. In this article, we will explore the intricate relationship between DNS and certificate management, shedding light on their individual significance and their collaborative role in fortifying your online presence. By gaining a comprehensive understanding of these components, you’ll be better equipped to establish a robust and resilient digital foundation. Let’s delve into the world of DNS and certificate management and unlock the secrets to a secure online journey.Continue reading Securing Your Online Presence: Unraveling the Relationship Between DNS and Certificate Management
Unleashing Potential: How Good Leadership Fosters Growth in Exceptional Individuals
Leadership comes in many styles.
Some good, and some well, let’s just say not so good.
I would like to focus on this topic, by exploring leadership in an open format, and hopefully along the way, help inspire and influence those already in a position of leadership, as well as help shape those future leaders to come.Continue reading Unleashing Potential: How Good Leadership Fosters Growth in Exceptional Individuals
Embracing the Cloud: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cloud Technology
Working in the IT industry, many of my friends and family approach me when it comes to anything “computer” related, due to them having very little knowledge about IT in general with one of the most mysterious topics for them being the Cloud.
They often hear terms like, “it is in the cloud“, or they own devices like an iPhones and find themselves receiving messages that their “cloud storage is almost full“.
In reality this can be confusing when they don’t really know what that means or what they should do.
This post is to help people understand the Cloud, clarifying certain terminology and hopefully take away the mystery that surrounds the Cloud.Continue reading Embracing the Cloud: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cloud Technology
How I passed my AWS Certified Security (Speciality) Exam
Today we operate in a environment where cyber security attacks, damages, ransom and other scary activities occur often and can absolutely cripple a business of all sizes from start-up to enterprise.
No matter your background into cloud computing, I think this certification is a MUST in the AWS certifications, it is not one of the easiest of the AWS certifications, however it will give you a good foundation and security focus when making use of the services AWS has to offer as well as design for cost-effective and fault-tolerant solutions.Continue reading How I passed my AWS Certified Security (Speciality) Exam
Best Cloud Training Providers for 2020
2020 has been a challenging year for many people and many reasons.
However, if we focus in on the cloud and cloud training, it has been a noteworthy year.
Many cloud training providers have provided free content to help those that have been impacted due to COVID-19. While others have simply provided free content to help the wider community. It has been inspiring to see the cloud leaders and community gather together and support one another.
Cloud solutions are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. Cloud Providers like Amazon (AWS), Google (Google Cloud), and Microsoft (Azure) have been continuing to advance and providing leading cloud platforms in the industry.
There are other available platforms such as Red Hat, VMWare, Rackspace, and others that offer platforms or specialised platforms as well.
So with all of these platforms available, there is a strong and rapidly growing need for qualified and educated employees.Continue reading Best Cloud Training Providers for 2020
AWS, GCP & Azure Certification Study Material
In my journey of acquiring certifications, I have been introduced too many different and fantastic study materials.
These study materials have not only helped me in acquiring my certifications, but they have also helped me to cement the knowledge that I have acquired and to be able to confidently apply it in the real world.
I hope these study materials will also help in serving you.Continue reading AWS, GCP & Azure Certification Study Material
How I passed the Azure Fundamentals AZ-900 Exam
Microsoft’s Cloud Azure is one of the large cloud providers that has now been around for quite a few years, and with good reason, Microsoft has always been a big player when it comes to computing and software and it is only natural that they also participate and play an important role as a cloud provider.
This certification is the entry point into the Azure certifications, while it is the easiest of the Azure certifications, it will give you a good foundation and overall understanding of the services Azure has to offer as well as provide a good foundation of cloud concept in general as well as help you understand the security, compliance, support and pricing that the cloud provider has to offer.Continue reading How I passed the Azure Fundamentals AZ-900 Exam
Unleashing the Power of Cloud Development Kit (CDK): Empowering Cloud Providers and Infrastructure Engineers
Before we embark on the compelling journey of why every cloud provider needs a Cloud Development Kit (CDK), let’s take a moment to recognize the vast array of services, tooling, and frameworks available to support the provisioning of cloud infrastructure. As professionals in the realm of Cloud Infrastructure, you’re likely familiar with this diverse ecosystem. Now, let’s dive deeper into the unparalleled benefits that the Cloud Development Kit (CDK) brings to the table. In this article, we will shed light on the transformative advantages of adopting the CDK approach. Furthermore, we will explore why it is not only advantageous but essential for all cloud providers to embrace and support this approach by providing relevant services, tooling, and frameworks. Join us as we unravel the power of the CDK and its profound impact on cloud providers and infrastructure engineers alike. Let’s embark on this enlightening journey together and harness the true potential of the Cloud Development Kit.Continue reading Unleashing the Power of Cloud Development Kit (CDK): Empowering Cloud Providers and Infrastructure Engineers
Unleashing Cloud Cost Optimization: Unlocking Savings with Minimal Effort
In the realm of cloud computing, one aspect that excites us all is the potential for cost savings. The allure of achieving remarkable benefits with minimal effort is undeniable. With the abundance of cloud providers available, hosting solutions in the cloud not only offers unparalleled flexibility, reliability, and scalability, but it also presents a more cost-effective alternative to maintaining the same solution in a traditional data center over time. The key lies in leveraging the cloud effectively to optimize your costs. In this article, we will explore several proven strategies for optimizing and reducing your cloud costs. By identifying these optimization opportunities, we aim to empower you to unlock savings and fully enjoy the advantages of cloud computing. Join us as we embark on a journey to maximize the value of your cloud investments while minimizing expenditure. Let’s delve into the realm of cloud cost optimization and unleash its potential together.Continue reading Unleashing Cloud Cost Optimization: Unlocking Savings with Minimal Effort