Foundations for Cloud Architecture
by James Bannan
Looking at taking advantage of cloud computing? This course teaches you all about understanding cloud computing - what it is, what it can do you for, and how to architect it for the best results.
What you'll learn
There is no one size fits all in cloud computing. In this course, Foundations for Cloud Architecture, you'll dive into a detailed approach to understanding cloud technology, and how you can best utilize it. First, you'll explore the differences between public, private, and hybrid cloud computing, the business requirements they fill, and their architectural caveats. Next, you'll learn about the practical variations in public cloud service offerings. Finally, you'll take a look into how you and your business can benefit from advanced cloud services. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a better understanding of the major cloud computing concepts and services to confidently make your own architectural choices.
About the author
James Bannan is a consultant based in Melbourne, Australia. He has worked in the IT industry for over 18 years and has worked in a variety of roles, from helpdesk to systems administration and now as a consultant. He is a published author, having written many articles for both print and online publications as well as a book on System Center Configuration Manager. James is an experienced public speaker and was awarded the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award from Microsoft for eight years in a ... morerow. He has worked in all aspects of Microsoft technology from end-user computing to on-premises datacenters, but now spends all his time working with Microsoft Azure, deploying and automating solutions for customers across a wide range of industries from government and retail to higher education. When not focusing on IT, James enjoys music and reading, spending as much time as possible with his wife and two daughters and taking the family dog Lexi to the beach.