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Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Management and Technical Operations

by Jurgen Kevelaers

Organizations call on their IT professionals and business analysts to determine which vendors to use and how to migrate and implement cloud services. Learn the management and technical operations component of the fundamentals of cloud computing.

What you'll learn

To benefit from rapid deployment, limitless scale and cost efficiency, many organizations are planning to move to the cloud. In this course, Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Management and Technical Operations, you’ll learn to tackle the challenges involved in developing applications in a cloud environment and provisioning and monitoring resources. First, you’ll explore the aspects of operating within the cloud. Next, you’ll discover DevOps and continuous integration/continuous delivery. Finally, you’ll learn how to review and report on financial expenditures related to cloud resources. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of management and technical operations needed to perform the day-to-day administration of cloud resources.

Course FAQ

What is cloud computing?

Cloud computing is the on-demand availability of computer system resources, data storage, and computing power. Cloud computing does all of this without direct active management by the user.

What will I learn in this cloud computing course?

In this course, you will learn about: High-availability and disaster recovery, Monitoring and notifications, DevOps, Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery, and Optimizing or managing costs. By the end of this course, you will know all about management and technical operations within the cloud.

What are cloud computing resources used for?

Cloud computing resources are commonly used to deliver other computing services. Some of these services include: servers, storage, databases, networking, software, and analytics.

What are the benefits of cloud computing?

Several benefits of cloud computing include: cost savings, quality control, flexibility, mobility, securtiy, insights, and disaster recovery.

Where is cloud computing used?

Common users of cloud computing are organizations that value their data. Cloud computing can also be used at an individual level, but most cases with far less system integrations.

About the author

Jurgen Kevelaers is an independent software architect and developer working on scalable solutions that run in the cloud. His main focus is the Microsoft Azure and .NET ecosystem. Jurgen was involved in projects in small and large companies, in various sectors, such as education, health, maritime, meteorology, energy and security. Through his years of experience, he has developed a pragmatic approach and a thorough understanding of designing and implementing maintainable applications.

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