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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 281 votes
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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  • Shivani Jaswal
    Shivani Jaswal India It was quite knowledgeable. 2016-04-19 05:04:44
  • Jasjit Kaur
    Jasjit Kaur Singapore It was very good introductory session for beginners. 2016-04-12 11:04:28
  • Nicola Gilbert
    Nicola Gilbert United States of America Really good over view and demonstration of the difference's in cloud computing verse's on site infrastructure. 2016-04-11 20:04:15
  • Jeff Low
    Jeff Low Singapore Very informative. 2016-04-03 16:04:29
  • Suganya Prabu
    Suganya Prabu United Kingdom Excellent 2016-03-12 10:03:51
  • Moses Ibrahim
    Moses Ibrahim Nigeria Interesting hungry for more.... 2016-03-09 13:03:54
  • Enda Higgins
    Enda Higgins Ireland Very useful 2016-02-29 10:02:42
  • Nusrat Khowaja
    Nusrat Khowaja United States of America Great! 2016-02-29 07:02:23
  • John Carlo Due
    John Carlo Due Philippines It was easy to understand because the instructor dissected every detail of each topic in the introduction. 2016-02-20 10:02:22
  • Souvik Nanda
    Souvik Nanda United Kingdom Great, very helpful indeed. 2016-02-10 01:02:11
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