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Feb 4, 2021
Duration
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AWS certifications add value for both technical and non-technical resources in today’s digital world. In this course, Fundamental Cloud Concepts for AWS, you will walk through the fundamental cloud concepts which explains one of the four major areas that are covered by the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam.

First, you will review the concept of cloud computing and the value it provides to organizations.

Next, you will learn the organization of AWS global infrastructure. Then, you will discover the economics of cloud computing.

Finally, you will review the tools and services that AWS provides to support infrastructure running on their platform.

When you are finished with this course, you will have a clear understanding of the cloud and the fundamentals needed for a portion of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is the process of storing and retrieving data over the internet rather than from a direct source such as a hard drive or thumb drive, etc. It allows for a more on-demand availability of IT resources. It's the difference between storing or accessing images online, versus storing/accessing them directly on your computer.

What are some benefits of cloud computing?

There are a lot of benefits to using cloud computing services such as AWS. Some of those benefits include cost savings, security, increased collaboration, flexibility, competitive advantages, mobile access, and many more.

What will I learn in this AWS Cloud Computing course?

This course will give an introduction to cloud computing on AWS and cloud fundamentals. Some topics covered include:

  • Setting up an AWS account
  • Benefits of cloud computing
  • Types of cloud computing
  • AWS Global Infrastructure
  • Economics of the cloud
  • AWS pricing calculator
  • AWS support tools
  • More
Who is this course intended for?

This course is perfect for anyone interested in learning about cloud computing on AWS and the fundamental concepts of cloud. If you want to pass the AWS certified cloud practitioner exam, then this is the perfect place to start.

Are there any prerequisites to this course?

This is a beginner level introductory course to AWS cloud computing, and it does not assume any prior experience or knowledge of the AWS concepts.

About the author
About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. He has over 15 years of experience building digital solutions.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone. My name is David Tucker, and welcome to the course, Fundamental Cloud Concepts for AWS. I am a cloud consultant and I help organizations plan, build, and implement custom software solutions in the cloud. I have over 15 years of experience in software architecture and development, and during that time, few things have fundamentally changed computing like the cloud. AWS certifications add value for both technical and non‑technical resources in today's digital world. In this course, I will walk you through the fundamental cloud concepts of AWS. The knowledge in this course covers one of the four major areas that are required for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. First, I will review the concept of cloud computing and the value that it provides to organizations. Next, I will review the organization of the AWS global infrastructure. Next, I will cover the economics of cloud computing. And finally, I will review the tools and services that AWS provides to support infrastructure running on their platform. When you finish with this course, you will have a clear understanding of the cloud and the fundamentals needed for a part of your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.