Course

Cloud Computing

    Syllabus

  • Regions and Availability Video — 00:06:30
    • Where is Amazon Web Services (AWS)? The answer is: everywhere. AWS is deployed in various regions around the globe with datacenters in these regions. Additionally, many regions have multiple Availability Zones (AZs). This episode explains the terminology of regions and AZs.

  • Services, part 2 Video — 00:07:41
    • This episode continues the Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings tour finishing up where we left off in the last episide. By the end of this episode, you will have a birds-eye view of the AWS services.

  • Platform Video — 00:05:43
    • Throughout this course, you will hear about compute services, storage services, database services, and networking services. The Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform provides all of these and this platform is explored in this episode.

  • Cloud Computing Models Video — 00:06:36
    • You may be wondering how you can use the cloud. Do you have to move everything to the cloud or just some solutions? What do the buzzwords like IaaS, Paas, and SaaS mean? You will find out in this episode.

  • Cloud Computing Defined Video — 00:08:12
    • What exactly is cloud computing? In this episode, you will learn the answer to this important question and discover some examples of cloud computing service providers.

  • Security and Compliance Video — 00:06:46
    • Have you wondered how you can secure the solutions you run in Amazon Web Services (AWS)? This is a valid concern and you will begin to learn the answer to this important question in this episode.

  • Services, part 1 Video — 00:10:02
    • In this first part of two episodes, you will begin exploring the Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings. By browsing through the services list in the AWS console, we can explore everything AWS has to offer.

  • History Video — 00:06:58
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been around for more than a decade. To understand where we are, it is often helpful to see from where we’ve come. This episode takes you on a historic tour of AWS.

  • Benefits of Cloud Computing Video — 00:09:35
    • Why move to the cloud? This episode provides an overview of the benefits of cloud computing. You can save money, time and headaches when moving to the cloud.

Syllabus

Course description

Plant yourself firmly with this course on cloud computing in AWS. Beginning with a plain definition and the benefits of cloud computing, you’ll look at cloud computing models, AWS history and the platform itself, services, security and compliance, and regions and availability.

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