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Simple EC2 exercises[from blogs] – AWS free account?

If you are a new learner of AWS, you can practice the simple EC2 exercises.

The below video has them from  this blog site [with some tools installations] given for linux OS.

 

This video has a demo on “How to troubleshoot AWS EC2-Apache setup”. If you are new for this activity, you can watch this 1 hr video.

 

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DevOps Practices Group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1911594275816833/about/

 

Cloud Practices Group:

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https://www.facebook.com/vskumarcloud/

 

 

MicroServices and Docker [For learning concepts of Microservices and Docker containers]

https://www.facebook.com/MicroServices-and-Docker-328906801086961/

How can you start your 2nd innings with Cloud job market ?

If you are from Legacy infra background and legacy infra projects are getting nullified from your IT services company.

Please note; the Technology trending brings out always to flush out the legacy practices.

And you might have been warned by your employer/client  to look for another job in the current job market with a caution of pink slip!!

  1. Can you get the job with legacy infra practices/experience, when all the IT infra setup is getting moved into Cloud to save the cost ?

  2. Do you think the recruiting teams are going to consider your legacy resume ?

  3. What are you going to do ?

  4. How to become competent learner ?

  5. How to avoid your life threating stress ?

  6. How to cope up with fast learning skills ?

  7. How to plan to focus and beat the current job market without wasting your time?

  8. How to save your time and continue to get the payslip with another employer ?

You might feel its a million dollar question  at this time.

Visit the below link for gudielines:

https://www.facebook.com/vskumarcloud/videos/310749222911689/

 

To join DevOps Practices group visit:

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To join Cloud Practices group visit:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/585147288612549/about/

 

Please watch the below 10 mts video to get relief on your stress.

I have given the similar advise to Storage engineers to utilize effectively their time in their 2nd innings.

Learn the Cloud benefits:

https://vskumar.blog/2019/02/04/what-are-the-major-benefits-of-cloud/

Why do you need to learn domain knowledge?:

https://vskumar.blog/2019/01/28/3264/

 

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For class samples visit the below videos:

 

For coaching details visit:

https://vskumar.blog/2018/12/30/coaching-mentoring-on-aws-solution-architect-associate-exam/

 

 

 

What will be the IT storage cost savings through Cloud conversion?

How can you plan and move to Cloud storage ?

  • In global IT field, there are numerous Storage companies and having Billion Dollar Business years together.

  • There are lacks of Storage engineers  working for these companies globally.

  • There are millions of customers still using these services without moving into Cloud.

  • If they move into Cloud the following savings can occur.

But, what will be the future of  Storage Engineer ?

How to safeguard their job in IT industry ?

What skills they need to learn on war footing base ?

You can see the below image with estimation/guidelines:

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The same blog contents were discussed in a 10 mts video:

Learn the Cloud benefits:

https://vskumar.blog/2019/02/04/what-are-the-major-benefits-of-cloud/

 

Visit for free concepts learning:

To join DevOps Practices group visit:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1911594275816833/about/

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/585147288612549/about/

 

 

Why do you need to learn domain knowledge?:

https://vskumar.blog/2019/01/28/3264/

 

 

For coaching details visit:

https://vskumar.blog/2018/12/30/coaching-mentoring-on-aws-solution-architect-associate-exam/

 

 

 

What will be the size of Cloud market in IT by 2022 ?

 

How will be the Job Market for Cloud?
You need to read this news published by PTI, to assess the value of the Cloud Market:

https://www.thehindu.com/business/one-million-cloud-computing-jobs-to-be-created-by-2022-in-india-report/article25577779.ece?fbclid=IwAR2urKsuovAWDcRipd3imZt8ekoX2KTcOYUaaV7Hai-cVqR1wbx40l6Ee-w

The above news is for India only. Globally it should be more than 10 million people might be required.

I think by now you understand the value of learning Cloud computing.

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Become member in it.

Visit for your Cloud Coaching details:

https://vskumar.blog/2018/12/30/coaching-mentoring-on-aws-solution-architect-associate-exam/

You can also compare the SAA Salary among all the roles being played with AWS:

http://uk.businessinsider.com/salary-survey-indicates-employers-prize-amazon-aws-certifications-2017-8?r=US&IR=T

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What are the major benefits of Cloud ?

If somebody want to learn the benefits/usage of the Cloud, look into this!!

How the Infrastructure cost and maintenance was managed in traditional model ?
What is Capital expenses ?
What is Variable/operational cost ?
When we use Cloud; which one is going to be saved under Infra cost for an IT company ?
When we adopt Cloud; what are the major advantages ?
How Human/Machine resources cost can be reduced by implementing Cloud in an IT company ?
How Agility/Speed can be used by implementing Cloud Infra ?
How Economics can be applied with Cloud ?
How the IT company can focus only on business [not on Infra worries]?

The attached Video has the same discussions.

 

 

For detailed coaching on Cloud Architect contact in FB.
Already 10-15+ Yrs IT Infra professionals are attending to it to convert into this role.

Visit for free concepts learning:

Visit my current running facebook groups for IT Professionals with my valuable discussions/videos/blogs posted:

 

DevOps Practices Group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1911594275816833/about/

 

Cloud Practices Group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/585147288612549/about/

 

Build Cloud Solution Architects [With some videos of the live students classes/feedback]

https://www.facebook.com/vskumarcloud/

 

 

MicroServices and Docker [For learning concepts of Microservices and Docker containers]

https://www.facebook.com/MicroServices-and-Docker-328906801086961/

 

 

To see some of the course classes, visit:

https://vskumar.blog/2018/12/30/coaching-mentoring-on-aws-solution-architect-associate-exam/

 

Benefits of Cloud

What are the main activities you need to do before planning for cloud conversion?

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What are the main activities you need to do before planning for cloud conversion?

Obviously, rather than thinking on the screen operations of a Cloud services products we need to understand your current network architecture.
Your network architecture is like software product.
Think, this product you are migrating to Cloud. Then you need to drill down each of the Network domains. Understand the public/private subnets how they were configured? How the IPs were used ?
Then you need to understand the cloud services vendor [which you want to use to migrate into it] products to map to your network components.
Then you need to compare with the cloud services components.


If you are looking for similar Cloud Architect Coaching with AWS, Please contact.

https://vskumar.blog/2018/12/30/coaching-mentoring-on-aws-solution-architect-associate-exam/

Already 15+ yrs Infra experienced professionals are undergoing this kind of coaching to become sound Cloud Architect with AWS.

Visit my current running facebook groups for IT Professionals with my valuable discussions/videos/blogs posted:

DevOps Practices Group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1911594275816833/about/

 

Cloud Practices Group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/585147288612549/about/

 

Build Cloud Solution Architects [With some videos of the live students classes/feedback]

https://www.facebook.com/vskumarcloud/

 

 

MicroServices and Docker [For learning concepts of Microservices and Docker containers]

https://www.facebook.com/MicroServices-and-Docker-328906801086961/

 

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How a DevOps Architect role is different from A Cloud Architect ?

Many people might feel the Cloud Architect and DevOps Architect can play dual roles. As per my observation yes, many small and medium level organizations are utilizing the IT Professionals in the same manner. I wrote a blog for these roles segregation with their main Activities. I felt this might help to some of the practitioners.

With reference to my previous blog on Cloud Architect role comparison with DevOps, there were questions on DevOps architect role comparison.

https://vskumar.blog/2018/11/21/how-a-cloud-architect-is-different-from-devops-role/

Basically, A DevOps architect need to work on:

  1. Identifying the Sprint cycles for different projects.
  2. Identifying the different environments needs including the different test levels requirements.
  3. Plan/design the environment specifications to build Infrastructure As A Code [IAC] and guide the DevOps Engineers.
  4. At the same time he/she need to collaborate with the Cloud Architect to seek the permissions/approvals to utilize the cloud environment on these environmental requirements/setup.
  5. Both these architects need to measure the cost of this Infrastructure to estimate and get approval from the management.
  6. The DevOps Architect is also responsible to plan for different production deployments. He/She need to work together with the Cloud Architect to establish this setup.
  7. In the current trend the containerization is accelerating with Cloud technology. Both these architects need to keep working on these areas to reduce the Virtual Machines cost by replacing with containers. At the same time these two people need to think on converting the applications into Microservices slowly with the Agile methods. This will have easy maintenance in future and also the further cost can be reduced in view of infrastructure and the man power. And their guidelines need to submit to management as a proposal. These two people are also responsible to upgrade their teams skills on the new trends in Cloud technology.
  8. If you ask me the question who are the team members for these roles;
  9. DevOps Engineers will report to DevOps Architect.
  10. Cloud/system engineer reports to Cloud Architect.

So these architects need to manage their teams well in view of their skills augmentation and the tasks rolling as per the DevOps Speed/Velocity concepts.

What kind of IT Professionals can be converted into DevOps Architect ?

Basically, the DevOps activities are related to more on Practices and Culture. If your background is related to the below areas in the past, your profile might suit to convert by learning the above mentioned skills.

  • You might have worked on Deployment areas
  • Worked in release management
  • Worked in Development processes implementation areas.
  • You should be savvy in implementing the Agile/Scrum/Lean practices.
  • You should have worked as a Servant leadership role also. [Even as a Scrum master]. In many cases this role is responsible to mentor the teams on different practices implementation by gearing up the teams to follow DevOps Velocity.
  • You should have worked in Identifying the retrospective issues very well and implemented the improvements in different Sprint cycles.
  • He/she should be savvy in learning new technology and transform the knowledge to the teams well. This knowledge should be very simple on the tools features related areas and how they can utilize them in their setup ? How they can reduce the efforts and cost to the company with a ROI Demonstration. They need to prove it to management with a POC.
  • This person is responsible to show some ROI as Cloud Architect does it on DevOps New practices implementation.
  • The DevOps Architect reports to the DevOps Practices head or CIO or CTO. Where as the Cloud Architect reports to CIO or CTO. Depends on the size of the organization, there can be Chief Cloud architect also, where all the Cloud architects report to this position.

https://vskumar.blog/2019/02/14/what-will-be-the-size-of-cloud-market-in-it-by-2022/

Note:

The DevOps Architect need not put his fingers into low level command scripts. It is the responsibility of the DevOps Engineers.

Hope this blog clarifies for many people.

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