INTRODUCTION TO CLOUD COMPUTING


 
Cloud Computing is the most common and preferable method of computing in which, various resources like storage, data processing applications and services, and web servers can be used and easily accessed with the help of the internet. Resources that are stored in numerous data centers across the globe can be made available to anyone or to any devices that have a stable internet connection. 
 This course will teach you how to design, implement and manage complete cloud computing systems. Learn how to design distributed cloud computing applications, learn about efficient cloud architecture and understand how to implement important cloud security features to protect against hackers.

Gaining the skills necessary will help you be on the rapidly growing and changing career path of cloud computing. Most organizations have already transferred their data and resources to the cloud while the other half of the companies are in the process of doing so. This has led to the creation of numerous job opportunities for cloud computing professionals all around the world. 

  • Course code:

    214-4-109

  • Start date

    7/18/2020, 12:00:00 PM
  • Duration

    3 weeks

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  • 1.

    Introducing the class

    How to navigate the platform as a student

Introduction

Cloud computing Introductory module


  • 1.

    Student Introduction

    Introduce yourself and what you aim to learn in the discussion below

  • 2.

    What is cloud computing?

    Introducing you to the general idea of cloud computing

  • 3.

    Join live class

    Live class starts at 12 pm, 18th of July 2020

  • 4.

    Introductory Quiz

    Based on what you read so far, attempt the questions

  • 5.

    Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • 6.

    launching EC2 Instance

AWS Compute - Creating Virtual servers

Students will get familiar with creating virtual server instances


  • 1.

    Creating an AWS Acccount

    Students will learn how to create an AWS account

  • 2.

    Quiz - Creating an AWS Account

    You should have created an AWS account before attempting the questions

  • 3.

    Introduction to the AWS interface and services

    Students will get familiar with the AWS interface and services

  • 4.

    Quiz - Introduction to services in AWS

    Answer the questions

  • 5.

    Creating a virtual windows server

    Students would learn how to create a windows serve

  • 6.

    Quiz - Creating a virtual windows server

    Students should have created a virtual windows server before attempting the questions

  • 7.

    Connecting to your virtual windows server

    You will learn how to connect to your virtual windows server using the Remote desktop protocol

  • 8.

    Quiz - Connecting to your EC2 instance

    Answer all questions

  • 9.

    What is a key pair and why is it important?

    Students will learn how to create key pairs, securely store them and use it to access virtual instances

  • 10.

    Elastic IP addresses

    What is an IP address and why do i need an elastic IP

AWS Compute 2 - Operating your virtual server

Students will learn how to connect to their virtual servers using the Remote Desktop Protocol and create a web-server on it


  • 1.

    Introduction to module 2

    What you will learn in this module

  • 2.

    Create another virtual windows server with a key pair

    Students should create a server with a key pair and download the key pair to a secure location

  • 3.

    Open up the required port for accessing your webserver

    Students will learn how to open up port HTTP, HTTPS, and RDP (Inbound only) so the web-server is accessible online

  • 4.

    What does IIS mean?

    ...

  • 5.

    Connect to your windows server using RDP.

    Students would learn how to connect to windows server using the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client

  • 6.

    Install the IIS web server

    Install the IIS web server which allows you create a local web server in your instance

  • 7.

    Test your webserver

    Students should test the web-server in the browser using the instance IP address

IAM and Other Services

Students will learn how to administer an AWS account, add new organisations, and an overview of the other services


  • 1.

    Create an IAM Console User

    Student will learn how to create a new AWS IAM User

  • 2.

    CloudTrail (Basics)

    Student should understand the benefits of AWS Cloudtrail and how to set it up

  • 3.

    Securing your AWS S3

    ...

  • 4.

    AWS GuardDuty

    ...

  • 5.

    AWS Inspector

    ...

  • 6.

    AWS Cost explorer

    ...

  • 7.

    Delete resources created on AWS

    Student should delete resources created for this course that are no longer in use to prevent charges