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Awesome and Free! Confluent Fundamentals Accreditation (Kafka)

IT and Cloud Development are changing continually and effectively never letting the IT professional to stop learning. We must continually up skill ourselves to compete in the job market but also provide value to our enterprises.

Kafka is where its going, if it has not already got there in your organizations. It has been hot from a demand perspective and for that matter a “niche” area I have been pinged more than a few times. Demand for Kafka skills are clearly growing.

If your looking to distinguish yourself with Kafka and want to get an accreditation or even a certification look no further than Confluent and Confluent Cloud which absolutely rocks from what I have seen. …

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Cloud computing has been a major technology in the past couple of years which has overpowered the way we do business today, With an increase in market trends and too much information lurking around the cloud, it is important to know that business can gain valuable insights from this high amount of information.

This is done under the domain of Machine Learning/AI and Big Data analytics.

With these comprehensive guides and Google Cloud platform courses, students are better equipped with the necessary knowledge needed for curate a basic use case for basic machine learning problems.

The students are also able to gain broad perspective of Machine learning and its related application areas where it is applicable and can be utilized to the full. …

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Before you dive into the architecture of Kubernetes, let’s the first overview of what Kubernetes is?

The simplest definition for Kubernetes is an open-source system that organizes, manages, scales, and deploys our program in containers. Effectively Kubernetes is an orchestration system which deploys multiple containers(nodes) across the server.

Nowadays Kubernetes is an essential part of every organization as it helps in scaling the application seamlessly.

The official definition is as follows from the Kubernetes website.

Kubernetes is a portable, extensible, open-source platform for managing containerized workloads and services, that facilitates both declarative configuration and automation.

The name Kubernetes originates from Greek, meaning helmsman or…

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This is one of the numerous posts by TechCommanders in a series for studying for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam.

What are Security Credentials?

Security credentials are a piece of required sensitive information created by the supplier and sometimes provided by the supplier too in the form of a security token, which can be changed by the user.

The simplest example would be a username and password like the one provided for your default router gateway. However, it is always advised to change the default if you can.

How to isolate Security Credentials?

Isolation of security credentials will provide you more security than you expect; it is one of the best ways of securing data. …

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To understand the relationship between Kubernetes and google Kubernetes, we first need to know Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes.

After understanding these both terms, we would easily evaluate the connection along with differences between the two.

What is Kubernetes?

Before jumping into the complex definition, I would explain Kubernetes in the simplest way possible.

Imagine an orchestra where a large number of instruments are playing.

Now you can’t manage all the instruments individually; instead, a smart thing would be to operate through a conductor.

The conductor would manage by dividing similar operations into one’ cluster.’ Kubernetes perform the same function but on computer applications.

Why Kubernetes?

To understand Kubernetes better, first, we need to know the need for Kubernetes. …

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Introduction to the Trends For 2021

While 2021 is just around the corner, a lot is anticipated in terms of technology. However, the question arises that will the mainstream technologies continue to grow in the coming year? Or will there be a test in the tech industry.

We can see how technology has rapidly developed at a rapid space in the past decade. While we enter the new decade, the year 2020 has already marked an impact on the overall usage of technology due to the COVID -19 event.

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Google has been offering a Free Online Accreditation on Google Cloud Fundamentals for people that are interested in gaining knowledge about cloud computing.

The Google Cloud Platform Business Professional Accreditation is targeted towards business professionals such as marketers, C Level and sales teams.

The accreditation content focus is mainly around technology, economics, security and innovation.

Oddly enough, this accreditation is very similar is content scope and level of technical depth to Amazon Web Services(AWS) Cloud Practitioner exam but without the $100 cost for the certification.

What is surprising to be honest is that Google does not seem to even market this opportunity to the masses in even the same manner that AWS does with Cloud Practitioner. …

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Ever since the advent of Google Cloud, there has been an increased amount of services to facilitate customers and business requirements no matter what the enterprise domain is.

Google has put its efforts in coming up with solutions and products that not only fit the current user needs but also cater for future business needs.

That’s precisely why companies opt for Google Cloud Products as their prime cloud services for their business operations.

Nevertheless, another thing that is of much interest is the amount of “Security” baked into these Google products. …

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As a well provisioned test taker, pre-sales engineer and technical trainer I wanted to write a short review on the 101Blockchains Course and Certification and how you could become a Certified Enterprise Blockchain Architect (CEBA).

This post covers the following topics about the CEBA certification.

  • What is the Certified Enterprise Blockchain Architect (CEBA)
  • What you will learn
  • What to Expect of the CEBA Certification Content
  • Taking the Certification Exam

Lets get started!

Certified Enterprise Blockchain Architect (CEBA)

Whether you’re a CIO, pre-sales engineer, solution engineer or IT-focused customer-facing expert, knowing how to speak blockchain is going to a required skill, especially for large VARs, vendors, integrators, etc. …

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Veterans Day is really not about the holiday that is a Federal Holiday or that a good part of the population has the day off .

Nor is it about the holiday, discounts, appreciation and events that are tangible benefits of being a veteran.

Veterans Day is about SERVICE and not a day off to sit on your but complaining. Veterans Day is about being conscience of those who came before you and made significant sacrifices.


Joseph Holbrook

Blockchain and Cloud Evangelist Blogger, Author and Conference Speaker. I speak, write & teach blockchain.

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