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Basic Level of Cloud Computing


Department of Information and Communications Technology
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Course Overview

In this course, we will cover the basic concepts of cloud computing, like what it actually is, its benefits, how you can get started, the different models, and the different services that are available in the cloud.

We'll have learning assessments every after major section to help you retain what you've learned. Finally, we'll wrap things up and talk about how you can learn more and proceed with your cloud computing journey.

What You Will Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • explain what cloud computing is, how to get started, its benefits, and the different cloud computing models
  • enumerate and explain on a high level some basic cloud components and the tools and services for cloud management


Course Instructor

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John Paul Ada

Subject Matter Expert


Course Content

Week 1: Introduction To Cloud Computing

11 Videos | 2 Activities

11 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • What is Cloud Computing?
  • Cloud Computing Providers
  • How to Get Started
  • Scalability
  • Flexibility
  • Business Continuity
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Capital Expenditure (CapEx)
  • Operational Expenditure (OpEx)
  • Summary

2 Activities

  • Recall Activity
  • Exit Assessment

Week 2: Cloud Computing Models

10 Videos | 2 Activities

10 Videos

  • What is Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)?
  • Examples of IaaS
  • When to use IaaS
  • What is Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)?
  • Examples of PaaS
  • When to use PaaS
  • What is Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)?
  • Examples of SaaS
  • When to use SaaS
  • Summary

2 Activities

  • Recall Activity
  • Exit Assessment

Week 3: Cloud Services

9 Videos | 2 Activities

9 Videos

  • What is Cloud Compute?
  • Examples of Cloud Compute
  • What is Cloud Storage?
  • Examples of Cloud Storage
  • What is Cloud Data?
  • Examples of Cloud Data
  • What is Cloud AI?
  • Examples of Cloud AI
  • Summary

2 Activities

  • Recall Activity
  • Exit Assessment

Week 4: Cloud Management Tools and Services

7 Videos | 2 Activities

7 Videos

  • Azure DevOps Build
  • Azure DevOps Releasesl
  • Visual Management
  • Automated Management via CLI
  • Monitoring Applications and Cloud Services
  • Discovering Actionable Insights for our Services
  • Key Takeaways

2 Activities

  • Recall Activity
  • Exit Assessment
  1. Course Number

    DICT-ICT014
  2. Classes Start

  3. Estimated Effort

    2 hrs./week (8 hours)
  4. Price

    Free