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AWS automation skills in demand for DevOps, multicloud

Enterprise commitment to DevOps is on the rise, and AWS teams need higher levels of automation skills -- and potentially new IT roles -- to keep up.

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  • AWS certification

    AWS certification is a level of Amazon Web Services cloud expertise that an IT professional obtains after passing one or more exams the public cloud provider offers.

  • AWS Lambda (Amazon Web Services Lambda)

    AWS Lambda is an event-driven computing service that allows developers to program serverless functions on a pay-per-use basis.

  • Amazon Lightsail

    Amazon Lightsail is an Amazon cloud service that offers bundles of cloud compute power and memory for new or less experienced cloud users.

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AWS databases and analytics

Amazon Web Services provides companies with several database and analytics tools such as Amazon Kinesis, AWS Data Pipeline, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon EMR on Hadoop. Amazon's database tools can help consumers create value through the use of data analytics for applications like log analysis, Web indexing, and data warehousing.

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  • AWS Import/Export

    AWS Import/Export is a program that enables an IT team to move large amounts of data into and out of the Amazon Web Services public cloud with portable storage devices.

  • Amazon DynamoDB

    Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service offered by AWS, designed to provide low latency and high performance for applications.

  • content delivery network (CDN)

    A content delivery network ensures end users can view and access content quickly. IT teams use a CDN server geographically close to the end user to improve reliability.

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AWS infrastructure

Successfully moving workloads to the public cloud or hinging your entire business on AWS infrastructure can be a tricky endeavor. Companies must possess a strong understanding of all facets of the Amazon cloud, including instance types, reliability zones as well as ancillary products available within the cloud infrastructure.

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  • AWS certification

    AWS certification is a level of Amazon Web Services cloud expertise that an IT professional obtains after passing one or more exams the public cloud provider offers.

  • Amazon Lightsail

    Amazon Lightsail is an Amazon cloud service that offers bundles of cloud compute power and memory for new or less experienced cloud users.

  • Amazon EFS (Elastic File System)

    Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) is a cloud-based file storage service for applications and workloads that run in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.

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AWS cloud development

Cloud application development is the heart of the AWS cloud. This section is dedicated to developers working with platforms such as AWS Elastic Beanstalk, which allows them to easily deploy and manage Web apps; AWS CloudFormation, which allows you to deploy a collection of AWS resources and AWS OpsWorks for DevOps type environments.

Recent Definitions

  • AWS certification

    AWS certification is a level of Amazon Web Services cloud expertise that an IT professional obtains after passing one or more exams the public cloud provider offers.

  • AWS Lambda (Amazon Web Services Lambda)

    AWS Lambda is an event-driven computing service that allows developers to program serverless functions on a pay-per-use basis.

  • Amazon Developer Services

    Amazon Developer Services is a suite of tools and services that enable a developer to build, test and sell applications and games in the Amazon Appstore.

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Managing AWS

As more companies look to do business in Amazon's cloud, managing AWS services effectively becomes important. This section will outline areas such as pricing management, support, compliance for the AWS Partner Network and companies within the AWS Marketplace as well as those in vertical market industries.

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  • AWS certification

    AWS certification is a level of Amazon Web Services cloud expertise that an IT professional obtains after passing one or more exams the public cloud provider offers.

  • AWS Organizations

    AWS Organizations is a cloud service that applies and manages access policies across Amazon Web Services accounts.

  • Amazon Cognito

    Amazon Cognito is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) product that controls user authentication and access for mobile applications on internet-connected devices. The service helps to speed application development by saving and synchronizing end user data, freeing up time for the developer.

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  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

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  • insider threat

    Insider threat is a generic term for a threat to an organization's security or data that comes from within.

  • ransomware

    Ransomware is a subset of malware in which the data on a victim's computer is locked, typically by encryption, and payment is ...

  • hacker

    A hacker is an individual who uses computer, networking or other skills to overcome a technical problem.

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

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  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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