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CompTIA Cloud Essentials+: Essential Cloud Principles

Get started with Cloud essentials, deployment models, and cloud infrastructure component exploration.

  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Approx. 1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Yes
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

Use this course to get started with Cloud computing while also preparing yourself to take the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-002) certification exam. Learn how Cloud computer enables convenient on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources. Explore prominent computing models, disadvantages of in-house computing, and benefits of Cloud computing while also examining the required components to set up a cloud computing model and investigate features of cloud service delivery and deployment models. Examine the concept of shared resource pooling, the role of virtualization in cloud models, the lifecycles of applications and services deployed in the cloud, and why cloud is the best choice for resource management and application deployments. Go further by learning to recognize the shared responsibility model adopted by cloud and outline key steps involved in selecting and setting up the right PaaS solution and core components of a cloud infrastructure. Wrap up by practicing an IaaS and PaaS on AWS and Azure. Recap cloud service delivery modules to finish up this course.

Learning objectives

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • Recall the prominent computing models that can be adopted to provide resources for application deployment
  • Recognize the disadvantages of in-house computing and the benefits afforded with the adoption of a cloud computing model

How it works

Expert-led videos

In this course, you'll watch videos created by industry-leading experts for some of the biggest tech companies in the world. They'll cover key concepts, go through sample applications, prepare you for industry certifications, and more. Watch on any device — whenever and wherever you want — to learn at your own pace.

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7 Benefits of Cloud Computing

Stephan Miller
Sep 7, 2021

Cloud computing is becoming more and more popular. Every day, more companies are turning away from traditional IT infrastructures and corporate data centers. Instead, they’re flocking to cloud services and platforms — but why?

Ahead, we’ll explore the many benefits behind cloud computing’s popularity. But first, let’s look at what cloud computing is.

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