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Introduction to Cloud Computing

3 Days

Description

In this introduction to cloud computing training course, you will evaluate and assess the business and technical benefits of cloud computing. In addition, you will gain the foundation to analyze cloud applications for use in your organization, and learn how cloud computing can provide efficient solutions to technical, business, and administrative challenges. 

You Will Learn How To:

  • Exploit the benefits of the different cloud service models: SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)
  • Leverage services provided by the major public cloud providers
  • Configure and provision resources on a private IaaS cloud
  • Apply tips and best practices when adopting the cloud
  • Leverage continued support with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching and computing sandbox

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
July 22, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    10:00 AM ET - 5:30 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 06, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    12:00 PM ET - 7:30 pm ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 26, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    9:00 AM ET - 4:30 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
September 03, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
October 01, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
October 28, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing

Defining cloud computing

  • Services provided by the Cloud
  • Differentiating types of clouds: public, private, and hybrid

Delivering services from the cloud

  • Categorizing service types
  • Comparing vendor cloud products: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and others

Key drivers of cloud computing solutions

  • Instantaneous provisioning of computing resources
  • Tapping into unlimited storage capacity
  • Cost-effective pay-as-you-use billing models

Evaluating barriers to cloud computing

  • Handling sensitive data
  • Aspects of cloud security
  • Assessing governance solutions

Module 2: Cloud Computing Infrastructure

Virtualization

  • Virtualization benefits and costs
  • Creating VMs (Virtual Machines) in the Cloud

Managing Networking in the Cloud

  • Cloud regions and zones
  • Securing networks in the Cloud

Enabling technologies

  • Accessing the Cloud – console access and command-line
  • REST services
  • Defining APIs for Cloud development and migration

Accessing IaaS

  • Provisioning servers on demand
  • Hosting websites on Virtual Machines
  • Tools and support for management and monitoring

Hosting and Migrating Containers in the Cloud

  • Packaging applications as containers
  • Hosting containers using Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Module 3: Cloud Storage and Databases

Managing Data Growth

  • Big Data – Volume, Velocity and Variety of data
  • Why NoSQL – alternatives to traditional databases
  • Why host data in the Cloud?
  • Choosing the right Cloud data platforms

Using Cloud NoSQL

  • Managing object storage
  • Hosting static websites using object storage
  • Other NoSQL platforms – document databases, columnar storage, and graph databases
  • Denormalizing relational data for data analytics performance

Deploying Relational Databases in the Cloud

  • Why host Databases using PaaS?
  • Deployment options for databases for High Availability and resilience
  • Autoscaling databases in the Cloud to meet demand

Hosting Data Warehouses in the Cloud

  • Enabling data analytics and machine learning using data warehouses
  • Exploring data warehouse hosting options
  • Deploying a data warehouse

Module 4: Migrating to the Cloud

Managing Cloud costs

  • Using Cloud Cost calculators
  • Payment options for Cloud
  • Managing risks of Cloud overspend

Architecting an Effective Cloud Solution

  • Applying business goals and constraints to choosing Cloud platforms
  • Using TOGAF best practices for Cloud deployment 
  • Deploying Cloud Landing Zones
  • Design for failure to ensure High Availability

Securing the Cloud

  • The Shared Responsibility model for Cloud Security
  • Tools and techniques for securing data and applications in the Cloud
  • Security standards compliance

DevOps in the Cloud

  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Applying Agile principles to Cloud operations
  • Using DevOps tools in the Cloud

Cloud Adoption Strategies

  • Managing Cloud adoption risks
  • Best practices for Cloud adoption

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
July 22, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    10:00 AM ET - 5:30 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 06, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    12:00 PM ET - 7:30 pm ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 26, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    9:00 AM ET - 4:30 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
September 03, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
October 01, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
October 28, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of Internet technologies, Microsoft Windows and Web applications Programming experience 

  • A background with cloud computing is not required

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
July 22, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    10:00 AM ET - 5:30 PM ET
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 06, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    12:00 PM ET - 7:30 pm ET
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
August 26, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    9:00 AM ET - 4:30 PM ET
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
September 03, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
October 01, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
October 28, 2024

$1,900.00
3 Days    11:00 AM EST - 6:30 PM EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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