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Introduction to Cloud Computing

IEEE via edX

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Cloud computing, or “the cloud”, has gone from a leading trend in IT to mainstream consciousness and wide adoption.

This self-paced course introduces cloud computing concepts where you’ll explore the basics of cloud services and cloud deployment models. 

You’ll become acquainted with commonly used industry terms, typical business scenarios and applications for the cloud, and benefits and limitations inherent in the new paradigm that is the cloud.

This course will help prepare you for more advanced courses in Windows Server-based cloud and datacenter administration.

Taught by

Phil Laplante


2.3 rating, based on 7 Class Central reviews

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  • Course provided information I did not previously have on the field. Information and questions were presented in a logical flow and I can fairly say it is good information to have, especially if you are not familiar with cloud computing. However, so…
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    Sivananda Ramnath
    The course is extremely theoretical and there is no real world information provided. This is surprising in a field where the practice is way ahead of the theory. All it does is repeat some very general IEEE standards. The problems are a waste of time, they are repeated verbatim in different types of assignments! The course seems more like "Introduction to IEEE standards about cloud computing".
  • Muhammad Umar
    It’s a very good one, because in this digital world we need to have much idea and knowledge about the cloud computing.
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    Alain Schwab

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