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Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies (LFS151x)

As companies become increasingly dependent on cloud infrastructure to deliver products and services as efficiently as possible, it can be overwhelming to keep up with all the technologies available today. This free, self-paced course will give you a fundamental understanding of today’s top open source cloud technology options.

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4.2/5 Stars
Who Is It For

This class is designed for people who have little or no prior experience with cloud technologies. System administrators, developers, and architects new to the cloud can all benefit from the content covered in this class, especially if they are looking to evaluate which cloud technologies might be the best fit for their organization.
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What You’ll Learn

In this course you will receive an overview of common cloud technologies, an introduction to Iaas, PaaS, CaaS, and learn about basic operations with containers and images using Docker command, software-defined networking and software-defined storage solutions, the skill sets needed to deliver next generation cloud, and the challenges of cloud technologies.
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What It Prepares You For

You will walk away from this course with an understanding of cloud computing and the use of open source software to maximize development and operations.
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Course Outline
Welcome!
Chapter 1. Virtualization
Chapter 2. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Chapter 3. Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Chapter 4. Containers
Chapter 5. Containers: Micro OSes for Containers
Chapter 6. Containers: Container Orchestration
Chapter 7. Unikernels
Chapter 8. Microservices
Chapter 9. Software-Defined Networking and Networking for Containers
Chapter 10. Software-Defined Storage and Storage Management for Containers
Chapter 11. DevOps and CI/CD
Chapter 12. Tools for Cloud Infrastructure I (Configuration Management)
Chapter 13. Tools for Cloud Infrastructure II (Build & Release)
Chapter 14. Tools for Cloud Infrastructure III (Key-Value Pair Store)
Chapter 15. Tools for Cloud Infrastructure IV (Image Building)
Chapter 16. Tools for Cloud Infrastructure V (Debugging, Logging, and Monitoring for Containerized Applications)
Chapter 17. Service Mesh
Chapter 18. Internet of Things (IoT)
Chapter 19. Serverless Computing
Chapter 20. OpenTracing
Chapter 21. How To Be Successful in the Cloud
Final Exam

Prerequisites
This class is designed for people who have little or no prior experience with cloud technologies. System administrators, developers, and architects new to the cloud can all benefit from the content covered in this class, especially if they are looking to evaluate which cloud technologies might be the best fit for their organization.
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Reviews
Mar 2023
I liked several things in the course. I think the structure of the course was very well organized, and various important points were covered. Thank You!
Feb 2023
I liked that it covered everything, from the basics of cloud technologies, to advanced topics such as distributed tracing.
Jan 2023
The videos are very informative and precise. Detailed information for Use cases, Features and Benefits.
Dec 2022
This course provided background knowledge to aid me in moving forward with cloud training, and possibly certifications.
Dec 2022
This course covers everything you need to know as you start in this field. It's the right amount of knowledge given to just get an idea of how things happen or can happen.