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Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Concepts

by Ed Freitas

In this course, you will learn the basics of cloud computing focusing on the core features of cloud technologies, including cloud deployment models, networking concepts, storage types, and cloud design.

What you'll learn

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

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

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 for all types of organizations. He's designed and supported production systems for global names such as Coca Cola, Enel, Pirelli, Fiat-Chrysler, Xerox and many others. He's a well-known specialist in the Enterprise Content Management market segment, specifically... more

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