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
Skill Level Beginner
- [Hiroko] Ah yes. The infamous cloud. Surely, you've heard all about it. But how'd you learn more about it? Get in on it. Leverage it. What are the advantages that people are so riled up about? This, my friends, is where I come in. My name is Hiro Nishimura and I'm a system administrator in New York City. I've been working with cloud computing for the past few years and have been loving the experience.
I know that learning about new technologies can be tough. My job is to make it simple and more consumable. In this course, I'm going to talk about the cloud and cloud computing and how you can use them for your benefit. I'll explore the brief history of cloud computing, different types of cloud deployment models and design principles of cloud computing. I'll also dig in and get more specific with Amazon Web Services, which you might have heard of as AWS.
By showing you how to create an account and do some cool stuff all for free. I can't wait to share with you the almost limitless potential cloud computing provides. So what are you waiting for? Let's get started.