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Learning Cloud Computing: Core Concepts

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Migrating to the cloud? Get a general overview of cloud computing, including cloud security, operations, and services such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Office 365.

Migrating to the cloud? Get an overview of cloud computing and the key concepts that you should consider when making a move to the cloud. There are three types of cloud solutions: software as a service, infrastructure as a service, and platform as a service. Instructor David Linthicum helps you evaluate these solutions, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform,, and Office 365, as well as the data and applications that are best suited to the cloud. David explains how to select a cloud provider and plan a migration. He also reviews the security considerations and typical day-to-day operations and tools IT administrators need to keep their cloud-based infrastructure up and running.


  • Change your career with cloud computing
  • Target audience
  • Learning supports
1. Cloud Computing Basics
  • Overview of cloud computing
  • Types of clouds
  • Basic concepts
  • IaaS clouds
  • SaaS clouds
  • PaaS clouds
  • IaaS case study
2. Cloud Computing Planning
  • Identify which apps to move
  • Identify which data to move
  • Understand the TCO
  • Migration planning
  • Select a cloud provider
  • Establish cloud security
  • New skills
  • Your first cloud project
3. Cloud Security
  • Cloud security planning
  • Security requirements
  • Select the right technology
  • Security implementation and operations
4. Cloud Operations
  • Cloud operations overview
  • Technology and toolsets
  • Monitoring and management
  • Next steps

Taught by

David Linthicum


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