Cloud computing is essentially just a way that businesses and the general public can utilize the cloud. This is a quick introduction to the definition of cloud computing, both in technical terms and in real-life terms.
- [Instructor] So, we have this cloud…that connects all our devices together.…Through it, we can pass information back and forth,…store data, and other cool stuff.…You have to be wondering what powers the cloud?…How does it get its energy?…How does it stay on?…The answer to that, my friends, is cloud computing.…You're used to storing files on your hard drive, right?…Sometimes it's a pain to transport…that data wherever you go.…
I know, I've forgotten that precious USB stick before.…Well, cloud computing solves that issue.…It lets you access your data from wherever,…as long as you have an internet connection.…The technical definition of cloud computing is…the on-demand delivery of compute, database storage,…application, and other IT resources.…This means through cloud computing services…you have instantaneous access to computational, storage,…and software using the internet.…
Computing resources available,…when you want it,…where you want it.…So, cloud computing is quite convenient.…Instead of the traditional buy first to use model,…
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