The cloud is the Internet, and cloud computing powers the Internet. Much of what we have come to expect from how the Internet works is thanks to cloud computing. This is a quick recap of the concepts about the cloud and cloud computing.
- [Instructor] The cloud in cloud computing…permeate many parts of our daily lives…as we utilize internet for work, school, and personal life.…We check emails, post on social media,…share documents via online file sharing services,…stream hours and hours of videos,…and use cloud-based car navigation apps.…When someone mentions the cloud,…they are referring to the internet.…The internet is made up of copper wires,…and a global network of billions and billions of devices.…
These devices can be computers, tablets, cell phones,…Google Home, anything that can connect to the network…to send or receive information.…Even though most people did not begin using…the internet on a daily basis until the late 90s,…the concept of cloud computing dates all the way back…in the 50s with the development of mainframe computers,…accessed by dump terminals.…Dump terminals themselves didn't have any compute powers,…but users could send queries to the mainframe computers…using the terminals.…
Development of virtualization together…with a piece of software called the hypervisor,…
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