Introduction to Cloud Computing Training

Course 1200

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 17 CompTIA CEUs
  • 17 NASBA CPE Credits
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course $2,650
  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • Earn 17 NASBA CPEs (live, in-class attendance only)
  • Aug 10 - 12 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM PDT
    San Francisco or AnyWare
  • Sep 7 - 9 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
  • Oct 12 - 14 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Dec 21 - 23 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    Ottawa or AnyWare
  • Feb 8 - 10 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM PST
    San Francisco or AnyWare
  • Mar 15 - 17 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Austin or AnyWare
  • Apr 12 - 14 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Jun 21 - 23 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Ottawa or AnyWare

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In this introduction to cloud computing training course, you will evaluate and assess the business and technical benefits of cloud computing, gain the foundation to analyze cloud applications for use in your organization, and learn how cloud computing can provide efficient solutions to technical, business, and administrative challenges.

This introduction to cloud computing course includes 17 hours of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) or Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) presented by a real-world cloud computing expert instructor.

  • Working knowledge of Internet technologies, Microsoft Windows and Web applications Programming experience
  • A background with cloud computing is not required

  • AWS and Google Applications are provided for your use during the course

This course offers you the opportunity to earn the following industry credits and certifications

  • 17 NASBA Credits (live, in-class attendance required)
  • This course qualifies for 18 CompTIA CEUs

Introduction to Cloud Computing Training Delivery Methods

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • After-course computing sandbox included
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

Introduction to Cloud Computing Training Course Benefits

  • Exploit the benefits of the different cloud service models: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Leverage services provided by the major public cloud providers
  • Configure and provision resources on a private IaaS cloud
  • Apply tips and best practices when adopting the cloud

Cloud Computing Essentials Training Outline

Defining cloud computing

  • Components of a computing cloud
  • Differentiating types of clouds: public, private and hybrid

Delivering services from the cloud

  • Categorizing service types
  • Comparing vendor cloud products: Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others

Key drivers of cloud computing solutions

  • Instantaneous provisioning of computing resources
  • Tapping into an infinite storage capacity
  • Cost-effective pay-as-you-use billing models

Evaluating barriers to cloud computing

  • Handling sensitive data
  • Aspects of cloud security
  • Assessing governance solutions

Characterizing SaaS

  • Streamlining administration with centralized installation
  • Optimizing cost and performance with scale on demand

Comparing service scenarios

  • Improving collaboration with business productivity tools
  • Simplifying business process creation by integrating existing components

Inspecting SaaS technologies

  • Deploying web applications
  • Implementing web services: SOAP and REST
  • Choosing a development platform

Exploring the technical foundation for PaaS

  • Specifying the components of PaaS
  • Analyzing vendor PaaS provisions
  • Selecting an appropriate implementation

Building services with solution stacks

  • Evaluating the architecture of vendor-specific platforms
  • Becoming familiar with service platform tools

Managing cloud storage

  • Controlling unstructured data in the cloud
  • Deploying relational databases in the cloud
  • Improving data availability

Employing support services

  • Testing in the cloud
  • Monitoring cloud-based services
  • Analyzing portability across platforms

Enabling technologies

  • Scalable server clusters
  • Achieving transparency with platform virtualization
  • Elastic storage devices

Accessing IaaS

  • Provisioning servers on demand
  • Handling dynamic and static IP addresses
  • Tools and support for management and monitoring

Deploying a Private Cloud

  • Leveraging an existing infrastructure
  • Comparing OpenStack and Eucalyptus
  • Managing resources across teams and departments
  • Integrating with public clouds

Calculating the financial implications

  • Comparing in-house facilities to the cloud
  • Estimating economic factors downstream

Preserving business continuity

  • Selecting appropriate service-level agreements
  • Safeguarding access to assets in the cloud
  • Security, availability and disaster recovery strategies

Migrating to the cloud

  • Rearchitecting applications for the cloud
  • Integrating the cloud with existing applications
  • Selecting a vendor and avoiding vendor lock-in

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Course FAQs

Cloud computing is a means of storing and accessing data using a network of remote servers hosting over the internet. Many organizations employ a hybrid cloud, meaning they use traditional on-premises data storage alongside private, third-party or public cloud services.

Yes! The course presents the business advantages of the cloud and also the technical benefits it can provide. The technical discussions are at a level that attendees with a business background can understand and apply. Where technical knowledge is required, sufficient guidance for all backgrounds is provided to enable activities to be completed and the learning objectives achieved.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and online.

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