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Sep 12, 2020
1h 36m
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Being able to identify the different cloud storage technologies and understand important aspects of cloud design are essential for cloud computing. In this course, Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Concepts, you will learn a thorough grounding in Cloud concepts, by understanding the different deployment models and networking concepts.

First, you will explore the different cloud deployment models and be able to identify and understand the different characteristics as well as understanding the shared responsibility model.

Next, you will learn to identify cloud networking concepts, and understand the different connectivity types, common access types and learn more about load balancing, DNS, and firewalls.

After that, you will be able to identify cloud storage technologies, and understand storage features and characteristics, as well as identify the different types of storage.

Finally, you’ll understand the important aspects of cloud design and learn about redundancy, high availability, disaster recovery, and recovery objectives.

When you're finished with this course, you'll have skills and knowledge behind the core concepts of cloud computing technologies and deployment models needed to continue exploring any of the cloud services available in the market.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What is cloud computing?

Cloud computing is the on-demand access of computing services over the internet, such as data storage, servers, software, and overall computing power.

What are the benefits of cloud computing?

Cloud computing allows for quicker and easier access to data and computing resources - increasing productivity, saving costs, and improving speed, efficiency, performance, and security.

What will I learn in this course?

You will learn basic colud computing concepts such as cloud deployment models, networking, storage types, and cloud design. Other topics covered include:

  • Cloud service models
  • Shared responsibility models
  • Cloud networking concepts
  • Content Delivery Networks
  • Redundancy plans
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Much more
Who should take this cloud computing course?

Anyone who wants to learn fundamental cloud computing concepts should take this course. If you want to know the core concepts of cloud computing technologies and deployment models, then you are in the right place!

Are there any prerequisites to this course?

No prior cloud knowledge is necessary, but some basic IT proficiency will give you an edge in retaining the concepts covered in the course.

About the author
About the author

Eduardo is a technology enthusiast, software architect and customer success advocate. He's designed enterprise .NET solutions that extract, validate and automate critical business processes such as Accounts Payable and Mailroom solutions. He's a well-known specialist in the Enterprise Content Management market segment, specifically focusing on data capture & extraction and document process automation.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. Welcome to my course, Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Concepts. I'm a software developer, a data capture and business automation specialist. I'm excited you are here to learn the fundamentals of cloud computing. Cloud is a hot buzzword, and every company is jumping on the trend. Having fundamental cloud knowledge and awareness is a major asset to have in your portfolio independently of your profession, whether you're a business user, a software developer, or financial analyst. Shortly after the Internet exploded in popularity, it was common to hear people joke that maybe this isn't just a fad. Looking back, it's hard to believe that anyone could have thought that, given its presses in our daily lives. The same things can be said about the cloud today. Where it might have seemed like a novelty some years ago, is mainstream today. Most of us use cloud‑based services everyday, things like Gmail, Dropbox, Office 365, and Salesforce, just to name a few. It's safe to say that the cloud has transformed our internet experience as users and how organizations conduct business. There is a major need in the market today for people who understand cloud computing, so learning the fundamentals of cloud concepts is essential for anyone. Some of the major topics we will cover include cloud principles, shared responsibility model, cloud networking concepts, cloud storage concepts, and cloud design, and finally understanding how these technologies and principles get applied. By the end of this course, you'll know the fundamentals of cloud computing and be able to explain cloud concepts and principles. No prior cloud knowledge is needed, but some basic IT proficiency will come in handy to make the most of the concepts covered throughout this course. I hope you will join me on this journey to learn the ins and outs of the Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Concepts course, at Pluralsight.