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Cloud Computing Primer

Every few years, a major shift in computing and Information Technology strategy comes along. One of the latest such innovations is Cloud Computing. Part technology innovation and part financial...

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$680 USD
Course Code WA1723
Duration 1 day
Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

Every few years, a major shift in computing and Information Technology strategy comes along. One of the latest such innovations is Cloud Computing. Part technology innovation and part financial strategy, Cloud Computing holds tremendous potential for organizations of all shapes and sizes.This course provides foundational knowledge in Cloud Computing components, foundational technologies, architecture, design, and business value.

Skills Gained

Upon completion of the Introduction to Cloud Computing course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the cloud computing business advantages
  • Identify the cloud environment attributes
  • Define service catalog in a cloud computing setting
  • Differentiate between the different types of clouds
  • Distinguish between the different service delivery models
  • Explain the benefits of patterns
  • Differentiate between cloud computing and grid computing
  • Describe software defined environments
  • Summarize how business processes can be automated
  • Recognize cloud characteristics and architecture
  • Demonstrate how to recommend a basic cloud infrastructure
  • Explain Cloud networking principles
  • Summarize cloud data and user security strategies
  • Understand Web service utilization of cloud computing
  • Defend effectiveness of solutions in the cloud
  • Describe the more popular billing models
  • Identify aspects of the ITIL model V3

Who Can Benefit

This is a general introduction course for architects, system integrators, security administrators, network administrators, software engineers, technical support individuals, and/or Business Partners who are responsible for elements of an existing IT infrastructure.

Prerequisites

Basic understanding of a computer operating system and virtualization would be beneficial.

Course Details

Outline

Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • Introduce the basics of Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Service Models – SaaS, PaaS and IaaS
  • Identify cloud goals
  • Define the key benefits derived from Cloud including the 5 normally stated characteristics + 1
  • Explain service models in Cloud
  • Describe Cloud deployment models

Cloud Computing Environment Attributes

  • Cloud standardization
  • Elasticity
  • Cloud vendor market place
  • Virtualization & Containerization
  • Dynamic infrastructure

Cloud Security and Risk

  • Cloud and InfoSec
  • Access Control
  • Application Security Information and Data Security
  • Network Security
  • Operational Security
  • DevOps Security Concerns

Cloud-native Application Modernization

  • Cloud adoption steps
  • Cloud-native
  • Designing cloud applications
  • Microservices
  • Automation & DevOps
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