Introduction to Cloud Computing

Welcome to the Cloud... now, what is it?

Beginner 4.2(22,687 Ratings) 154,416 Students enrolled
Created by Mike Chambers Last updated 07/2016 English English [Auto-generated]
What will i learn?
  • Understand the fundamental elements of cloud computing
  • Filter out the hype and focus on cloud value

Curriculum for this course
16 Lectures 00:55:42
Introduction to Cloud Computing
2 Lectures 00:06:39
  • Introduction 00:03:14
  • Buzzwords 00:03:25
  • Introduction 00:02:39
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) 00:03:29
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) 00:02:27
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) 00:01:15
  • Model Comparison 00:04:16
  • On-demand self-service 00:07:46
  • Broad network access 00:03:09
  • Resource pooling 00:05:46
  • Rapid elasticity 00:05:17
  • Measured service 00:04:14
  • Introduction 00:00:08
  • Deployment Models 00:03:20
  • Its a wrap 00:05:25
  • The Quiz! 10 questions
Requirements
  • Basic understanding of IT principles helps.
  • Access to the Internet for material linked from the course.
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Description

There is no such thing as ‘the cloud,’ it’s just somebody else’s computer” – Did you ever hear that one?I have, and it’s what prompted me to create this course!

In this introduction to Cloud Computing, we answer the key question “What is the cloud?” With a solid, standards based approach and examples from the real word, we look at all the definitions that come together to mean cloud.

After this course you will have the foundation you need to launch into a career using cloud, to spearhead the cloud initiative within your organisation, or simply hold your own in that infuriating water cooler conversation with Simon the datacentre manager about how “there is no such things as ‘the cloud’”.

Using a web browser and an electronic blackboard my style is to talk and draw.There are no technical prerequisites so, let’s get going….

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About the instructor
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@mikegchambers @levelupcloud

Mike has been working in the ICT industry for 17 years, working for the majority of that time as a System Designer and Solutions Architect.

Having conducted face to face training around the world, he is now creating courses at Udemy to reach a wider audience.

Mike became an Amazon Web Services Certified Cloud Solutions Architect in 2014.

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