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Introduction to Cloud Computing


Introduction to Cloud Computing

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Learn more about cloud computing and what services it offers.


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Course Description

In this free online course you will learn what cloud computing is, how it works, and both the pros and cons of this system.


In the term 'cloud computing' the word 'cloud' is a metaphor for the Internet.
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By using cloud computing, you can gain access at any time through any device, via the Internet, to data and files which you have uploaded, or to software applications which you need to use for personal or professional use.


With the phrase ‘cloud computing’ being used more and more in business today, it is important for any professional to understand what it is all about. This course is an ideal way to learn more about it and what services it offers to individuals and businesses alike.


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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand what cloud computing is and how it works; - Understand the benefits of cloud computing along with its potential drawbacks.


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
Module 2: Introduction to Cloud Computing Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Cloud Computing
Course # 409
Course Publisher Amazon Web Services
Course Category 1
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Course Description 

In this free online course you will learn what cloud computing is, how it works, and both the pros and cons of this system.


In the term 'cloud computing' the word 'cloud' is a metaphor for the Internet. By using cloud computing, you can gain access at any time through any device, via the Internet, to data and files which you have uploaded, or to software applications which you need to use for personal or professional use.


With the phrase ‘cloud computing’ being used more and more in business today, it is important for any professional to understand what it is all about. This course is an ideal way to learn more about it and what services it offers to individuals and businesses alike.

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Release Date 18 April 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Shubham Dixit India Its good!!! 2014-12-18 12:12:38
  • Kris Anderson United States of America Quite specific to Amazon's cloud. The quiz questions include EC2 and AWS which are only Amazon terms. 2014-12-17 19:12:45
  • Muhammad Naeem Thebo Pakistan This course is very short course regarding the topic, my option is that there is more details requires with more clear perspective and practical examples from one to many companies, organizations and also includes institutional research benefits how they can avail the cloud facility. Thanks 2014-12-17 10:12:06
  • Soumil Vavikar India It was informative and useful. 2014-12-16 05:12:53
  • Aashish Wadhawan Canada Really good 2014-12-15 19:12:46
  • Humera Saleem United Kingdom Good 2014-12-14 16:12:32
  • Suman Chakraborty India It was a nice course. 2014-12-13 05:12:01
  • Ugur Cilesiz Germany it was great. best source for basic information about cloud computing 2014-12-10 20:12:01
  • Cordelle Wilson United States of America Amazing course that has thoroughly educated me on Cloud Computing. This free course has taught me a lot about (AWS) Amazon Web Services that will help me manage data with cloud services. I saved a couple thousands of dollars thanks to this course because in the U.S. they like to over-charge us all for information like this. 2014-12-04 18:12:17
  • Akshat Agarwal India Course was helpful to grab some useful knowledge 2014-12-03 13:12:39
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