Services offered by different cloud computing services and platforms are extremely versatile, meeting the customer's needs in terms of how much flexibility they want in their cloud IT infrastructure. Go over the three different models for cloud computing.
- [Instructor] There are three main cloud computing models.…Software as a service,…infrastructure as a service…and platform as a service.…Infrastructure as a service also known as IaaS refers…to the basic building blocks of cloud IT infrastructure.…You have control over the networking,…security, computers and servers.…IaaS provides the most flexibility and management control…of all the different types of cloud computing models…and is the closest in features to having…the traditional on-premises data center.…
Some examples of infrastructure as a service platforms…are Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.…You can modify and control almost all parts…of the infrastructure in the cloud to fit your needs…without having to purchase or manage actual hardware.…Platform as a service known as PaaS allows you…to deploy and manage applications without worrying…about the underlying hardware infrastructure.…Services offered could be web servers,…databases, operating systems or environments…where you can execute specific programming languages…
Note: This course also maps to the Cloud Concepts module of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Taking all four courses in the Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers series will help you prepare for the exam.
- What is cloud computing?
- Cloud computing models
- Cloud computing deployments
- Amazon Web Services basics
- Creating an AWS account
- Using AWS Free Tier
- Becoming AWS certified