Bob Violino

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Bob Violino is a freelance writer who covers a variety of technology and business topics.

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IT career roadmap: Cloud engineer

IT career roadmap: Cloud engineer

The global transition from traditional IT to cloud platforms makes cloud engineering an incredibly solid career choice. Here's how one cloud engineer combined education and on-the-job training to get to where he is today.

IT career roadmap: Data scientist

IT career roadmap: Data scientist

Reading Freakonomics awakened his passion for data science. Here's how further education and thoughtful career moves led to becoming a data scientist.

IT career roadmap: Cloud architect

IT career roadmap: Cloud architect

Cloud architect is one of the top paid roles for IT professionals, and for good reason. Find out what it takes to become a cloud architect, including education, on-the-job learning, and cloud certifications.

What is IaaS? A data center in the cloud packed with services

What is IaaS? A data center in the cloud packed with services

Need compute, storage, and networking infrastructure without the capital investment? IaaS delivers those resources over the internet on demand, along with the cloud services you need to build, deploy, and maintain almost any...

IT career roadmap: Director of engineering

IT career roadmap: Director of engineering

A Google Cloud Platform director of engineering reflects on her education and career path, including founding her own startup and timely advice from other women in tech.

Career roadmap: Head of engineering

Career roadmap: Head of engineering

Head of engineering is both a visionary role and a highly skilled and experienced technical leader. Here's how one software engineer worked his way from graduate school to the top spot.

Career roadmap: Data engineer

Career roadmap: Data engineer

A combination of education, on-the-job training, and a certificate in data science paved the way from health sciences to data engineering.

Career roadmap: Machine learning scientist

Career roadmap: Machine learning scientist

Data scientists and machine learning scientists have similar roles, but a machine learning scientist specializes in researching and implementing complex algorithms.

Career roadmap: Machine learning engineer

Career roadmap: Machine learning engineer

As organizations worldwide adopt machine learning across virtually every industry, the demand for machine learning engineers is on the rise.

Cyber security in the public cloud

Cyber security in the public cloud

A brief guide to the network, infrastructure, data, and application security capabilities AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud provide to prevent cyber attacks and protect your cloud-based resources and workloads.

30 top SaaS companies for business

30 top SaaS companies for business

These leading SaaS providers offer IT management, business management, marketing, productivity, collaboration, and other applications from the cloud.

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