Cloud Computing Course Introduction

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"Another notable story is the spectacular rise of number six, Amazon Web Services, or AWS for short. Its share in tech job postings skyrocketed more than fivefold from 2014 to 2019. Growth in demand for AWS skills strongly signals the ever-greater importance of cloud computing platforms and services."

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Goals of the Course

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of cloud computing

  • Get familiar with basic usages of AWS services, including:

    • Networking and compute

    • Security and management

    • Storage and databases

    • Data analytics and Visualization

    • Machine learning and AI

    • Serverless Computing

  • Know how to prepare for AWS certifications

Textbook

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Overview of Amazon Web Services, Online version.

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) Exam Guide, Online version.