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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 Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Stanley YengYew Wong United States of America A very interesting course and easy to learn. 2015-04-12 13:04:23
  • Ruben Saavedra United States of America Great introductory course. 2015-04-07 12:04:13
  • Rory Schellekens Belgium Easy 2015-04-04 14:04:13
  • DEAN WHITE United States of America This is a course that explains how the cloud works, in general. Good thing to have knowledge in. Thank you. 2015-04-02 22:04:08
  • Gerald Gerome Meyer South Africa Fantastic I have learned a lot. 2015-03-20 13:03:08
  • Dana Rasoul Sadik Iraq Good 2015-03-19 04:03:36
  • Adelcis E Villarroel P Venezuela The course is really interesting and has a lot of information 2015-03-11 15:03:22
  • Arfan Ahmed Pakistan Excellent course which introduced me to Cloud and provided extensive information about what services are available on the Cloud. This will surely help me in planning my business. Thanks a lot...... 2015-03-08 16:03:53
  • Vetrivel Govindarasu India Courses are good. 2015-03-05 07:03:03
  • John Johnson United States of America Very good class and very well facilitated. 2015-03-03 17:03:51
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