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Category: Best Practices

Absa’s cloud champions lead company’s cloud transformation

Cloud is quickly becoming the norm for large companies, and the advantages go beyond the simple efficiencies of storing data outside traditional data centers. One company that recognizes this and is investing in the future of its organization with cloud is Absa Group Limited. Formerly Barclays Africa Group Limited, Absa is one of the largest […]

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Maximize your preparation for AWS Certification with our new exam guides

If you’re planning to take an AWS Certification exam in the near future, the best place to start is the associated exam guide. We recently published updated versions of our 11 exam guides to provide more detailed information and guidance. Why is this important? Because passing an AWS Certification exam validates your competence and confidence […]

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in Australia unleashes its AWS Skills Guild

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, Australia’s “better big bank,” services more than two million customers in more than 500 locations across Australia. In 2020, the bank unveiled its new cloud strategy. The strategy aligned its transformation investment with revenue growth with the intention to reduce complexity, build digital capability, and deliver new services for its banking […]

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Planning your cloud migration? Don’t overlook cloud education

There are as many reasons to move to the cloud as there are organizations considering it. The decision to migrate depends on how much infrastructure and data needs to be moved, what needs to be re-architected in a cloud-native technology, and what skills require development. As a result, every migration is different, with unique parameters, […]

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ICYMI: August new courses, stories and resources from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for August 2021. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. New AWS Training courses AWS Training and Certification empowers learners of various skill levels, roles, and backgrounds to build knowledge and practical skills. We offer more than 500 free, on-demand […]

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A perk of a career as a developer is helping others: Bruno’s story

For many years, Bruno has been passionate about all things technology. His fascination with tech started at an early age when he realized that innovation could be used to help others, and he hasn’t lost that compassionate streak since. That sense of communal duty, along with a genuine interest in flexing his creative muscle, led […]

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How education can inspire us to pay it forward: Florian’s story

When cloud computing first swept through the technology industry, Florian quickly understood its potential and joined a wave of inquisitive developers for whom the cloud sparked an intense interest. Fast forward to today, and Florian’s passion for the cloud and the opportunities afforded by it remain, and his journey from cloud novice to budding technical […]

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From his father’s computer store to life as a developer: Nicola’s story

For Nicola, life as a developer emerged through a combination of two formative experiences. First, the discipline he learned from skiing, and second, a happy childhood learning all about IT in his father’s computer store. While Nicola embraced skiing and technology at different stages of life, he maintains that both, in different ways, inspired him […]

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From surfing the waves to riding the cloud and paying it forward: Uri’s story

Uri describes himself as a thrill seeker and someone for whom life is at its fullest when he’s riding the crest of a wave or riding high on the thrill of passing yet another certification exam. But nothing gives him more joy, he says, than creating systems that have never existed before. He uses his […]

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From kickboxing and writing to databases and development: Karen’s story

Karen’s journey as a developer has always, at its heart, been a love story of IT. Since Karen was a child, his family, friends, and colleagues recognized in him not only a drive to succeed, but the talent and know-how to make it happen. At an early age, Karen realized that his specific passions revolved […]

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