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Intro to Cloud Computing

via Udacity


In this course, you'll learn foundational cloud computing skills that will set you on your path to a career in cloud computing. In the first lesson, you'll learn about fundamental concepts such as the advantages of cloud computing, deployment models, and the similarities and differences across major cloud service providers. In subsequent lessons, you will gain valuable hands-on practice using AWS to create identity and access management policies, store data in an S3 storage bucket, and launch an ec2 instance and set up automated provisioning. In the final lesson, you will be introduced to serverless architecture and data storage using AWS Elasticache.


  • An Introduction to Cloud Computing
    • Learn the benefits of cloud computing,Compare and contrast deployment models,Evaluate cloud service providers
  • Fundamental Cloud Concepts
    • Pick the right cloud service for your needs,
      Spin up a Virtual Machine
  • AWS Console and Accessing Cloud Services
    • Sign up with AWS and learn to navigate the AWS console,Create an S3 bucket and upload files into it,Create an IAM user and set IAM policies
  • Compute Services
    • Launch an ec2 instance,Configure automatic provisioning with init-script
  • Cloud Databases and Serverless Architecture
    • Learn how to set up a NoSQL database using ElasticCache,Build a serverless solution with Lambda and API Gateway

Taught by

Ami Mahloof


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