Clear your certification using only these resources!

I’m sure most of us would be yearning to see the badge and a Google Cloud Certificate at some point in time, not just because we’re driven by the certificate, but because it’s a valuable skill to learn, especially, in today’s cloud-driven world. I was one of them and I feel glad today to reciprocate my learnings so that it could help others in the journey.

“There is no delight in owning anything unshared“— Annaeus Seneca


Demystifying a common myth surrounding Cloud Computing.

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As most of us would be aware of by now, the world witnessed a disruption of a lot of Google Services that were consumer-facing.

If you’re still not aware, here’s a summary of what happened after 11 AM on December 14th.

Most of Google Cloud’s infrastructure components reported authentication issues across the Eastern Seaboard on products such as YouTube, Gmail, G-Suite, and a host of other products. A majority of the users started encountering 500 (Internal Server Error)and 502 (Bad Gateway) error codes.

The Root Cause Analysis (RCA) report attributed the issue to Google’s automated storage Quota Management System, which…


The purpose of AI is to ease the lives of people for good.

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With Artificial Intelligence (AI) gaining a significant adoption by the industries, it’s crucial for the various sectors to stay ahead of the race by using modern technologies.

One such revolutionary discovery made possible with the help of AI are Chatbots. In case you’re not sure as to what a Chatbot is, you can have a detailed look at the know-how of their working here.

In short, a Chatbot is an intelligent software that mimics human conversations naturally using AI. It helps automate mundane tasks that otherwise would require a human at each point in time.

“We see bots as the…


A civilized tool for a civilized era

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Have you ever been in a situation when you were continually saving multiple documents with random names and got confused when you looked at them after a month or so?

Well, many of us have been there including me and we know how tough that is each time!

With the amount of information we’re being exposed to increasing each day, it’s important, not just for the Software Engineers, but also for many of them to retrieve any piece of information from anywhere without arduous efforts.

For Software Engineers, it’s all the more crucial to gets hands-on experience using Version Control…


Software Engineer, Blogger & a Tech Mentor.

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Hello Everyone — I’m Abishaik! So a couple of weeks back, Quy Ma, who’s the owner of the pub, suggested me to submit an introduction about myself to the publication and I’m really excited that I finally got the chance to do so!

I’m sure most of us would have experienced the difficulty of answering this question, especially during the interviews, but writing it down gives us an opportunity to streamline our thoughts much better. So, here’s the story of a 23-year-old kid :).

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is…


It instils calmness and drives away negative thoughts

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Right from my childhood, my parents used to say that reading books always brought about positivity in oneself. It didn’t matter much as to what book you read, but the fact that you actually read it. I never used to care much about the advice until I started reading books myself. And boom. Was I so grateful!

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” — Rene Descartes

Starting with “The Famous Five”, I never imagined I’d continue to read a lot at such a young age of 13. It’s undoubtedly…


You are more than you think you really are.

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If you’re looking for some useful tips to enhance your career in Software Engineering, you have just come to the right place! A majority of the people tend to be reactive in nature and don’t realize that having certain heuristics before proceeding to embark on their goal can take them a long way.

Why do I write?

I myself am a Software Engineer in a Networking-based enterprise giant and have solemnly followed these tips which helped me really focus before and after securing the job. I’m sure it’d also be helpful to the people who are aiming for a career in Computer Science. …


I recently passed Google’s Associate Cloud Engineer exam and had shared my experience as well as the crucial topics and resources required to ace the exam in the below blog post. If you had missed that out, here’s the link to it.

Take a look at it before you proceed further on to read the notes which I had jotted down during my test preparation. I’m planning to write it as a series of articles so that it doesn’t appear overwhelming and take longer to digest! Also, here’s the link to Part-1 which was about Compute and App engine.

I…


I recently passed Google’s Associate Cloud Engineer exam and had shared my experience as well as the crucial topics and resources required to ace the exam in the below blog post. If you had missed that out, here’s the link to it.

Take a look at it before you proceed further on to read the notes which I had jotted down during my test preparation. I’m planning it to write it as a series of articles so that it doesn’t appear overwhelming and take longer to digest! …


Because the other reasons are overrated.

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Almost every one of us thinks of using dozens of productivity apps on the market when it comes to consistently accomplishing our day-to-day goals. I’ve personally seen many people attempt to emulate the lives of highly successful people. What most of us fail to realize is that such hard-core routines aren’t built for everyone.

“You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fail to the level of your systems” explains James Clear in his book, Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones”.

The true secret to productivity truly begins…

Abishaik Mohan

Software Engineer @ Extreme Networks

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