Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies

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Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies

What is the course about?

Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies
The course Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies is an online class provided by The Linux Foundation through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn the fundamentals of building and managing cloud technologies directly from The Linux Foundation, the leader in open source.
Course description
New to the cloud and not sure where to begin? This introductory course, taught by cloud experts from The Linux Foundation, will help you grasp the basics of cloud computing and comprehend the terminology, tools and technologies associated with today’s top cloud platforms. Understanding cloud technologies tops the list of most important skills for any developer, system administrator or network computing professional seeking a lucrative career in technology. However, getting started and researching all things cloud can be complicated and time consuming. This course maps out the entire cloud landscape and explains how various tools and platforms fit together. Experts from The Linux Foundation can help guide you step-by-step as you begin to navigate the cloud. They host some of the world’s leading open source cloud projects and provide training and networking opportunities to educate a talent pool to support those projects, and is a respected, neutral, non-profit education source to provide training for anyone learning how to build and manage cloud infrastructure. This course gives you a primer on cloud computing and the use of open source software to maximize development and operations. Topics covered include: Next-generation cloud technologies: Learn about cloud and container technologies like Docker, Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes and OpenStack, as well as the tooling around them. Scalable and performant compute, storage and network solutions: Get an overview of software defined storage and software defined networking solutions. Solutions employed by companies to meet their business demands: Study up on DevOps and continuous integration practices, as well as the deployment tools available to architects to meet and exceed their business goals. No previous cloud experience is required for this course. “Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies” gives you the knowledge and tools to make smart decisions about which cloud services and applications to use depending on your needs.

Prerequisites & Facts

Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies

Course Topic

Computer Science

University, College, Institution

The Linux Foundation

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The Linux Foundation you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (99.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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