January 2023 Certification List Update

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I have a confession to make: today is the final day of January 2023 and I have not taken ONE certification exam on my original 2023 certification list. There are several reasons for this below   Reasons   Been under … Continued

AWS She Builds CloudUp SAA : Sign Up For the February 2023 Cohort

There is a new AWS She Builds CloudUp Solutions Architect Associate (SAA) cohort starting February 21, 2023. With this being 3 weeks out, I want to notify all of my female readers about this new cohort. You can click here … Continued

This Week In AWS Community : Back At It Again

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  Happy Friday! This is the final Friday of January and everything is starting to settle in. There is a new development: the third-year Community Builders are starting to receive their swag. I pray that as a 2nd year Community … Continued

Thirty-Three Google Cloud Jumpstart Session Recap: Google Layoffs

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Friday, January 20, 2023, Google laid off 6% of its global workforce. This was shocking because this news came two days after Microsoft laid off people. Tech is getting banged up right now.   These layoffs trickle down to the … Continued

Thirty-Second Google Cloud Jumpstart Session Recap: One Year Anniversary

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January 18, 2023 is my one-year anniversary of being in the Google Cloud Jumpstart Associate Cloud Engineer Program. It has been an eventful year for my GCP cloud journey.   I will admit that I have not completed the entire … Continued

Thirty-First Google Cloud Jumpstart Session: Recap New Year

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I know that I am late with this entry. My mentoring meeting was Friday, January 6, 2023 (My mentor was traveling January 2, 2023 so she rescheduled). I will break this down into the good, the bad and the ugly. … Continued

5 Lessons Learned From Twitter Write Shutting Down Revue Newsletter

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Twitter Write (formerly Revue) shut down January 18, 2023. I wrote 70 issues of Curated by Carla every week. It took me a while to write this because I dedicated 70 weeks towards IT, cloud and project management. Now it … Continued

AWS She Builds CloudUp SAA : We Global

Okay if you have been reading the blog series as of late, you would know that an AWS User Group in Central America has reached out to me via Facebook Messenger for a speaking opportunity. Someone has read one of … Continued

This Week In AWS Community : Free AWS Training Resources

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Hey everybody! This post has been inspired by my talk with a Latin American AWS user group’s issue with having to use a debit/credit card in order to create an AWS account. Even though I am in the US, cloud … Continued

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