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Intermediate Cloud Computing


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

Course Overview

This course covers how to provision and use all the common cloud services.

What You Will Learn

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

  • decide which cloud services to use given their use case
  • be able to provision said cloud services

Course Content

Week 1: Compute Services

14 Videos | 1 Activity

14 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • What are Virtual Machines?
  • When to use Virtual Machines
  • Creating App Services
  • What is Serverless?
  • When to use Serverless
  • Creating Serverless Apps
  • What are Containers?
  • When to use Containers
  • Creating Containers
  • What is Kubernetes?
  • When to use Kubernetes
  • Provisioning Kubernetes Clusters
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 2: Storage Services

7 Videos | 1 Activity

7 Videos

  • What is a Blob Storage?
  • When to use Blog Storage
  • Creating a Shared File Storage
  • What are Queues?
  • When to use Queues
  • Creating a Queue
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 3: Database Services

12 Videos | 1 Activity

12 Videos

  • What is a Managed/Serverless SQL Database?
  • When to use Managed/Serverless SQL Database
  • What is a Lift-and-Shift SQL Databases?
  • When to use a Lift-and-Shift SQL Databases
  • Creating a Lift-and-Shift SQL Databases
  • What are NoSQL Databases?
  • When to use NoSQL Databases
  • Creating a NoSQL Database
  • What is a Data Warehouse?
  • When to use a Data Warehouse
  • Creating a Data Warehouse
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 4: AI Services

9 Videos | 1 Activity

9 Videos

  • What is a Managed AI Service?
  • When to use Managed AI Services
  • Creating a Machine Learning Service
  • What are Machine Learning Services?
  • When to use Machine Learning Services
  • What is Databricks?
  • When to use Databricks
  • Creating a Databricks instance
  • Key Takeaways

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment
  1. Course Number

    DICT-ICT015
  2. Classes Start

    TBA
  3. Estimated Effort

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

    Free