Skills you will learn

  • Cloud security
  • Cloud provider selection
  • Cloud workloads
  • Cloud deployment and migration across multiple platforms
  • Database skills
  • Serverless architecture
  • Multicloud deployment

Who should learn

  • Product managers
  • Systems administrators
  • IT administrators
  • IT engineers
  • Cloud engineers
  • IT managers
  • Software developers
  • Software architects

What you will learn

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing

    • Lesson 1 - Course Introduction

      03:04
      • 1.1 Course Introduction
        03:04
    • Lesson 2 - Basics of Cloud Computing

      20:48
      • 2.1 Introduction
        00:31
      • 2.2 History of Cloud Computing
        02:36
      • 2.3 Definition of Cloud Computing
        00:58
      • 2.4 Characteristics of Cloud Computing
        01:31
      • 2.5 Risks of Cloud Computing
        02:31
      • 2.6 Types of Cloud Computing
        00:11
      • 2.7 Public Cloud
        01:06
      • 2.8 Private Cloud
        01:20
      • 2.9 Hybrid Cloud
        02:03
      • 2.10 Types of Cloud Services
        00:18
      • 2.11 IaaS
        00:27
      • 2.12 PaaS
        01:14
      • 2.13 SaaS
        01:57
      • 2.14 Cloud Computing in Action
        03:10
      • 2.15 Key Takeaways
        00:55
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 3 - Adopting Cloud

      26:13
      • 3.1 Introduction
        00:37
      • 3.2 Cloud Migration
        01:19
      • 3.3 Benefits of Cloud Migration
        00:32
      • 3.4 Challenges of Cloud Migration
        03:30
      • 3.5 Cloud Migration Strategy
        00:15
      • 3.6 Five Rs of Cloud Migration Strategy
        02:36
      • 3.7 Cloud Migration Plan
        00:23
      • 3.8 Four-Step Plan for Cloud Migration
        04:27
      • 3.9 Business Continuity Through Cloud
        02:11
      • 3.10 High Availability and Disaster Recovery
        01:30
      • 3.11 Data Backup and Resiliency
        02:01
      • 3.12 Business Case Studies: Netflix
        01:43
      • 3.13 Business Case Studies: ThreeM
        01:30
      • 3.14 Business Case Studies: Adobe
        01:22
      • 3.15 Business Case Studies: HSBC
        01:38
      • 3.16 Key Takeaways
        00:39
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 4 - Public Cloud Services and Pricing

      14:32
      • 4.1 Introduction
        00:30
      • 4.02 How Do Cloud Providers Offer Competitive Rates
        02:01
      • 4.3 Capital Expenditure (CapEx)
        02:28
      • 4.4 Operational Expenditure (OpEx)
        02:19
      • 4.5 Benefits of OpEx over CapEx
        01:05
      • 4.6 Cloud Services
        01:41
      • 4.07 Cloud Providers
        03:37
      • 4.8 Cloud Migration Factors to Consider
        00:26
      • 4.9 Key Takeaways
        00:25
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 5 - Security and Privacy in Cloud

      19:03
      • 5.1 Introduction
        00:32
      • 5.2 Cloud Security
        03:12
      • 5.3 Cloud Security Considerations
        03:01
      • 5.4 Networking Options and Best Practices
        01:41
      • 5.5 Cloud Security, Compliance, and Vulnerability
        03:08
      • 5.6 Compliance
        01:24
      • 5.7 Compliance Using GDPR and FedRAMP
        02:02
      • 5.8 Compliance Using HIPAA and HITRUST
        02:30
      • 5.9 Privacy Use Case
        00:57
      • 5.10 Key Takeaways
        00:36
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 6 - Future of the Cloud Ecosystem

      11:16
      • 6.1 Introduction
        00:34
      • 6.2 Cloud Computing: Present and Future
        02:08
      • 6.3 Cloud Computing: Beyond
        01:49
      • 6.4 Big Data on Cloud
        02:03
      • 6.5 DevOps on Cloud
        01:33
      • 6.6 IoT on Cloud
        01:26
      • 6.7 SaaS
        01:12
      • 6.8 Key Takeaways
        00:31
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 7 - Building a Business Case for Cloud

      05:40
      • 7.1 Introduction
        00:31
      • 7.2 Financial Implications of Using the Cloud
        00:38
      • 7.3 Airbnb Business Use Case
        02:38
      • 7.4 Business Continuity
        01:27
      • 7.5 Key Takeaways
        00:26
      • Knowledge Check

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Why you should learn

$362 billion in 2022

Estimated worth for the cloud computing market
 

83% since 2020

Enterprise workloads in the cloud

FAQs

  • What are the prerequisites to get started with cloud computing basics?

    There are no prerequisites to get started with cloud computing. The Introduction to Cloud Computing course has been designed to cater to the understanding level of beginners.
     

  • How do beginners learn cloud computing?

    Beginners who want to learn cloud computing can start with the basics first. Once you have mastered the cloud computing fundamentals you can move on to the advanced topics.

  • How long does it take to complete the Introduction to cloud computing course ?

    This cloud computing basics course consists of 2 hours of video content that will help you understand cloud computing thoroughly.

  • What should I learn first in the Introduction to Cloud Computing course?

    It is recommended that you always start with cloud computing basics first. For a better understanding, watch the learning videos in sequence without skipping any.

  • Are cloud computing basics easy to learn?

    The videos that you find in this cloud computing basics course are created by mentors who are industry leaders with vast experience in the field. They are aware of the needs of different learners and have designed the course to be easy to learn.

  • What are the cloud computing fundamentals covered in this free course?

    The cloud computing fundamentals covered in this free course include: 

    • Cloud security
    • Cloud provider selection
    • Cloud workloads
    • Cloud deployment and migration across multiple platforms
    • Database skills   
    • Serverless architecture
    • Cloud migration and deployment
    • Multicloud deployment
    • Quality assurance

  • Why learn cloud computing basics? 

    With the increasing focus on cloud computing and infrastructure over the last several years, cloud architects are in great demand worldwide. Many organizations have moved to cloud platforms for better scalability, mobility, and security, and cloud solutions architects are among the highest paid professionals in the IT industry. According to a study by Goldman Sachs, cloud computing is one of the top three initiatives planned by IT executives as they make cloud infrastructure an integral part of their organizations. Therefore, now is the time to learn cloud computing to become eligible for the thousands of job opportunities it has to offer.

  • Can I complete this Introduction to Cloud Computing course in 90 days?

    Yes, you can complete this Introduction to Cloud Computing course within 90 days.

  • Will I get a certificate after completing the cloud computing basics course?

    If you finish any free course on SkillUp within 90 days from the date of enrollment, you are eligible to receive a Course Completion Certificate for the same. Therefore, you will receive a shareable certificate on completing the Cloud Computing basics program too. To unlock it, log in to your SkillUp account and click unlock. You will soon receive a mail with a link to the view and download the certificate. You can add the SkillUp certificate to your resume and share it on Facebook, LinkedIn etc.

  • What are my next best learning options after completing this cloud computing basics course?

    After completing this Introduction to Cloud Computing course, you can opt for the Cloud Architect course provided by Simplilearn.

  • What are the career opportunities for cloud computing professionals?

    Common careers for cloud computing professionals include:

    • Cloud developer
    • Cloud engineer
    • Cloud architect 
    • Cloud support engineer

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