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Basic Cloud Computing


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

Course Overview

This course covers 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.

What You Will Learn

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

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

Course Content

Week 1: Introduction To Cloud Computing

10 Videos | 1 Activity

10 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • What is Cloud Computing?
  • Cloud Computing Providers
  • How to Get Started
  • Scalability
  • Flexibility
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • CapEx
  • OpEx
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 2: Cloud Computing Models

10 Videos | 1 Activity

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

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 3:Cloud Services

9 Videos | 1 Activity

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

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 4: Cloud Management Tools and Services

Videos | 1 Activity

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

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment
  1. Course Number

    DICT-ICT014
  2. Classes Start

    TBA
  3. Estimated Effort

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

    Free