The #CloudMarathoner community is 1200+ members strong

Hello, my dear Cloud Marathoner friends!

We started the #CloudMarathoner community and cloud learning journey approximately 3.5 years ago with few posts and followers. Our intention is to help everyone learn the #cloudcomputing and share training resources that could help you to #upskill and start your awesome #cloud career.

The #CloudMarathoner hashtag followers

We continuously GROWING

Thank you for your continued feedback and support!
Our community has grown to 1200+ members and we are able to reach and empower more people now.

Again and again, “HUGE THANK YOU!” to everyone who has #shared and contributed to the #CloudMarathoner posts on social media.

This is “GREAT” progress that we could carry on by being active and sharing the power of #knowledge that empowers and elevates the people.

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Thank you for being a true #cloudmarathoner in learning the #cloud and sharing information!

Please, actively check my #CloudMarathoner #tag on LinkedIn and share information that you find helpful.

Microsoft Cloud Skills challenge is back with #MSIgnite

Hello Cloud Marathoners!

There is a great announcement from the Microsoft Ignite event that announced the Cloud Skills Challenge will be back this year. YAY !

Cloud Skills Challenge

This is a time bounded event where you choose your tech challenge and earn a Microsoft certification exam by studying the Microsoft technology of your choice.

And this year, there will be 7 challenges available to choose from, select one that’s right for you.

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Registration Page

Complete one of the learning challenges below to get a 100% discount (aka #free) on one of the following Microsoft certification exams:

▶ AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
▶ AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions
▶ DP-100: Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure
▶ MB-240: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Field Service Functional Consultant
▶ MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams
▶ MS-720: Microsoft Teams Voice Engineer
▶ PL-100: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker
▶ SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

Registration page details are provided here.

Summary

Now that you know this great announcement, it is time to get ready for the challenge and learn cool stuff at the Microsoft Ignite 2022 event.

Take care and see you all there!

Cloud Interviewing guidance and tips for military veterans

Hello dear Cloud Marathoners,

This week, I had an opportunity to join a meeting in order to share my experience with military veterans on how to get them ready for the first cloud position interview. We had really awesome participation and a number of questions that benefited all attendees.

Thank you, Douglas for an opportunity to help the transitioning service members and veterans with critical technical and career skills development and tips.

MSSA career development and interview tips

Thank you, Microsoft, for running the very important MSSA (Microsoft Software and Systems Academy) for transitioning service members and veterans!

The MSSA provides technical training that enables the service members to leverage their core skills and interests to chart—and start—their career journey in IT.

Summary

It was truly a unique event to help our transitioning service members and veterans and Thank You to everyone who took some time in providing follow-up feedback on the following LinkedIn post.

The #CloudMarathoner community is growing strong

Hello Cloud Marathoner friends,

We – the #cloudmarathoner community started this journey approximately three years ago with few posts and followers. The idea was to help everyone learn about the #cloudcomputing and #free training resources to help #upskill and launch your #cloud career.

The #CloudMarathoner followers on @LinkedIn

We ARE GROWING

Based on your feedback and support our community has grown to 920+ strong members and we are now empowered to reach more people than before.

Thus, I would like to say “HUGE THANK YOU!” to everyone who has followed or #shared the #CloudMarathoner posts and announcements.

Again, this is the beginning of something “GREAT” that we need to carry on by spreading the goodness and power of #knowledge that empowers people.

CONCLUSION

Thank you for stopping by and checking the announcement.
Please, check our architecture and cloud infrastructure as code videos in the #CloudMarathone YouTube channel.

Post Build Table Topics: Your Cloud Certification Journey

Hello friends,

I hope you all enjoyed the Microsoft Build 2022 and had a chance to look into the Learning Zone and join the Cloud Skills Challenge.

If you did miss most of the Build then no worries, as it has recorded sessions that you can watch on your schedule.

Please, join me and Marcos today, if you missed certification and learning announcements during the Build event. We will address a very important topic: Cloud Certification Journey, and share tips & bits on getting yours started.

Post Build Table Topics: Your Cloud Certification Journey
Post Build Table Topics: Your Cloud Certification Journey

📌 Register for #free on meetup 👉 https://www.meetup.com/Microsoft-Reactor-Redmond/events/285992985/

Cloud Marathoner ranked in the Top 100 Azure blogs

Greetings to my dear Cloud Marathoner friends!

We have a piece of great news to celebrate this week as our blog is one of the 100 Best Microsoft Azure Blogs and Websites in 2022 (feedspot.com). Yay 🎉🎉🎉

Actually, our blog post progressed up by one rank, and now it is in the 56th spot.

#CloudMarathoner on FeedSpot TOP 100 Azure Blogs

Could it make it to the TOP 10 Azure Blogs?

Well, I don’t want to speculate on that but, everything is possible with your help 👍👍👍

Yes, YOU – my dearest readers and supporters 💪 of #cloudmarathoner movement!!!

Thank you for all you do 🙌🙌🙌

What is a FeedSpot blog site?

This site has a very selective editorial team and does a very hard job of on objectively deciding which blogs deserve the top spot for the readers.

I was informed that the FeedSpot editorial team extensively searches on Google and social media websites to find the best Microsoft Azure blogs and ranks them based on several factors such as:

  • Blog content quality
  • Post consistency
  • Age of the blog
  • Average number of shares on social sites of the blog posts
  • Traffic of the blog site and more.

Here is the clear text URL below, where you can find more about the TOP 100 Azure blogs: https://blog.feedspot.com/microsoft_azure_blogs/

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Check out the links posted above and visit this site, and please like & subscribe to the #cloudmarathoner.

Career Panel Q&A with Streaming Clouds

Hello friends,

Few days ago, I was really honored to receive an invitation to speak at a great “Career Panel” Q&A event from Robin Smorenburg and Kevin Evans. This event was the first organized event of Streaming Clouds.

Oh boy, it was such an interesting and honest discussion where myself and other guests honestly shared experiences and struggles, while addressing questions from the live audience.

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Cloud careers with Streaming Clouds

This panel focused on addressing the following hot question: – How to break into a cloud career or how to get your career journey to the next stage?

This event covered the certifications and how to gain hands-on experience, community and personal branding, and mentorship.

Dear friends, this event was recorded and available for re-watch at the following LinkedIn url.