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Cloud Computing Basics (Cloud 101)

LearnQuest via Coursera

Overview

Welcome to Cloud Computing Basics (Cloud 101).

Over the next few weeks, we will discuss the basics of Cloud computing: what it is, what it supports, and how it is delivered. We will delve into storage services, Cloud economics, levels of managed infrastructure, and Azure services. We will also explore different deployment models of Cloud computing, as well as several hosting scenarios. Last but not least, we will compare some of the cloud platforms and discuss the future of cloud computing.

Syllabus

What is the "Cloud"?
-In this module, we'll discuss what the Cloud is, what it supports, and how it is delivered. We'll also explore computing as a utility, storage services, and Cloud economics, as well as distributed computing, managed infrastructure, and Azure services.

Levels of Managed Service
-In this module, we will explore the levels of managed service including Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service, and Function as a Service.

Deployment Models
-In this module, we'll discuss different deployment models of Cloud computing. We'll explore private and public deployment models, hybrid cloud, HPC cloud, and big data cloud.

Hosting Scenarios
-In this module, we'll take a look at different hosting scenarios including bare-metal computing, VMs, Docker, Kubernetes, on-premises computing, and Cloud computing. We will also discuss best practices and use-cases for cloud computing.

Comparing Cloud Platforms
-In this module, we will compare some of the cloud platforms. We'll discuss Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, and SalesForce.

The Future of Cloud Computing
-In this module, we'll discuss the future of cloud computing. We will explore serverless computing, distributed and decentralized applications, machine learning and AI, and Azure Internet of Things.

Taught by

Jim Sullivan

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  • NITHYANANTH . S

    NITHYANANTH . S is taking this course right now, spending 14 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.

    In this course is very useful to teach the computer science related students. While studying this course everyone updated their recent technology information
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    Monisha M

    Monisha M is taking this course right now.

    Worst thing I joined this course.Signed up in audit only but asking to purchase the course to complete it.I have completed all modules but I can't access the quiz because they asking for purchase this course to unlock .
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    Posi Eswar Nandivada

    Posi Eswar Nandivada completed this course, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.

    For beginners,it is really the most suitable one and most of the class is explained and a normal,typical slides which is not the best suit for new learners and it is not attractive.Most of the time,you can read those slides and can skip the videos.You can able to answer assignments too.....
  • B. Lavanya

    B. Lavanya is taking this course right now, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    It's really good and use full for all video's and audio it's greatest all branch in engineering and other department people kindly use this courses
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    Hamad Iqbal is taking this course right now.

    At the moment I am deciding that this course will be beneficial for me or not
    If this course is beneficial for me than I will take this course.
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    Jaden Ong

    Jaden Ong completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very hard.

    This course was very confusing and difficult to follow. The instructor only read off the slides, which were basically walls of text, and he would often go off tangent and talk about things that weren't on the slides. He wouldn't say when he went off tangent...
  • Xingdong Zuo

    Xingdong Zuo completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.

    As the title of this course indicates, this is a truly basic course that briefly summarizes some of the concepts in cloud computing without diving into any technical detail. However, two major factors make me quite disappointed in this course. One,...
  • Anonymous

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    It’s a paid certificate when I enrolled, but after I completed...I can’t find my certificate. Till now I see that this course gives certificate but why I did not get mine? Hope someone assist me to check on this. I was hoping to get the certificate too. It was good and helpful course but disappointed that I can’t find my certificate.
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    In this course, I found the information to be clear and precise l, delivering and breaking down the various concepts in Cloud computing to simplest form. Thus far, I have found this course enjoyable.

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