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Introduction to Cloud Computing Course


Introduction to Cloud Computing
Introduction to Cloud Computing

Learn what cloud computing is and how it works.


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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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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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 253 reviews
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.

License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 18 April 2013
Content  
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Lynne Meiners
    Lynne Meiners United States of America Very good information, a lot more to the cloud than I initially thought. 2015-08-27 16:08:19
  • Michael Aninkora
    Michael Aninkora Ghana A good step towards understanding of cloud technologies and the next phase of technology development 2015-08-26 11:08:08
  • Siva Karthikeyan Krishnan
    Siva Karthikeyan Krishnan India Very simple and intuitive. 2015-08-26 11:08:12
  • Saravana Kumar
    Saravana Kumar India Thank you 2015-08-19 08:08:32
  • Saravana Kumar
    Saravana Kumar India Nice one 2015-08-19 08:08:16
  • Joy Duncan Matitu
    Joy Duncan Matitu Philippines I learn about Amazon Web Services, that I can use AWS to make it easier to build and manage your websites and applications. One good feature is you can Store public or private data. I liked this tutorial. thanks! 2015-08-17 20:08:25
  • Joseph Gor
    Joseph Gor France Very well organized 2015-08-17 19:08:41
  • shubham vyas
    shubham vyas India "Cloud Computing", by definition, refers to the on-demand delivery of IT resources and applications via the Internet with pay-as-you-go pricing. 2015-08-17 19:08:23
  • Bernard Amoo
    Bernard Amoo Ghana I do appreciate the new level of development in Cloud computing 2015-08-17 17:08:38
  • Deepak Joshi
    Deepak Joshi India This introduction gives a brief knowledge of Cloud computing and its benefits. The webinar shares quite a bit about Amazon Web Services. 2015-08-16 08:08:15
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