Cloud Engineer vs. DevOps Engineer

The rapidly changing world of information technology, regardless of whether it is related to the cloud or the development industry, is making significant progress. This innovation has created uncertainty for those who want to get a job in IT. Most people associate DevOps with Cloud. They are indeed related, but they offer their world of opportunities, including the top-trending roles of Cloud Engineer or DevOps engineer. Table of Contents Cloud Engineer vs. DevOps engineerCloud EngineerJob Rolls of a DevOps engineerJob Responsibilities for a DevOps engineerSkills required to become DevOps engineersSalary Of DevOps EngineeringDifferences between DevOps and Cloud Engineer Cloud Engineer […]

Cloud Development Kit Guide Published for AWS Infrastructure-as-Code A guide for working with the Cloud Development Kit for infrastructure-as-code projects on the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) platform has been published on GitHub. AWS recently released the AWS Cloud Development Kit, an open-source software development framework that allows developers to define cloud infrastructure in code using familiar programming languages. AWS CDK allows developers to quickly create AWS infrastructure using code. They can then configure it and tie it together with their application code. This is a significant benefit for cloud giants:

Keep application code and infrastructure in the same repository Make infrastructure changes repeatable across multiple environments, AWS accounts, AWS regions. To enable continuous testing, replicate production in a staging area You can replicate production in a performance testing environment that you only use for the time it takes to run a stress test Release infrastructure changes using the same tools that code changes to ensure that deployments include infrastructure upgrades Software development best practices can be applied to infrastructure management. This includes code reviews or deploying small changes often. [Click on the image to see a larger view.] AWS CDK […]

Cloud Cost Reduction Firm Compares AWS, Google Cloud Pricing

ParkMyCloud, a company that specializes in cloud cost reduction services, published a post comparing pricing for Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The company also compared pricing and examined differences in billing between the two platforms. This post is a rewrite/update from a 2017 post. It also includes cloud pricing data as of the current month. This post examines areas like “AWS Reserved Incstances vs GCP Compmitted Use” and “AWS vs. GCP Compute Sizing,” but does not make any firm conclusions for either platform. The company stated that AWS EC2 pricing for comparable compute engines may appear more […]

Cloud computing roles and responsibilities

Cloud computing is the use of resources such as servers and storage over the Internet. Cloud computing is highly sought-after because it offers a pay-as you-go model for enterprise apps. Cloud computing is more affordable and feasible than investing in local resources. Cloud computing also offers many other benefits, including improved productivity, speed, and performance, the ability of scaling up resources as and when needed, and better security. Below are the roles and responsibilities of cloud computing professionals who are involved with the various cloud service arrangements. Cloud service provider Cloud customer Cloud broker Cloud Access Security Broker Regulators Cloud […]

Google Moves Cloud Computing Analyst: ‘Watch out AWS!

Robert Stroud, an analyst at Forrester Research Inc., had some words to warn Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), the leader in public cloud computing market. This was in response to Google’s recent refocusing on its cloud operations. “Watch out AWS!” Stroud posted a blog yesterday titled “Will the answer be in the public cloud be Google?” Forrester analyst, John Greene, commented on Google’s Nov. 19, announcement that it was investing in a future cloud it believes is brimming full of untapped potential. In a blog post, Google CEO Sundar Pichai stated that Diane Greene would lead a new team that […]