Sep 20th 2016

Introduction to Cloud Computing (edX)

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Learn the basics of cloud computing and Microsoft Azure to accelerate your IT career in a cloud-enabled world. Cloud computing, or “the cloud,” has gone from a leading trend in IT to mainstream consciousness and wide adoption.

This self-paced course from Microsoft introduces cloud-computing concepts. You’ll explore the basics of cloud services and cloud deployment models. You’ll be introduced to Microsoft Azure as Microsoft’s cloud offering that enables individuals and organizations to create, deploy, and operate cloud-based applications and infrastructure services.

This fundamentals course will prepare you for more advanced courses in Windows Server-based cloud and datacenter administration. The course content will also help you prepare for the Windows Server 2012 Microsoft Certified Solution Architect (MCSA) examinations.

What you'll learn:

- Key principles of cloud computing

- Common types of cloud services

- Business usage scenarios for the cloud

- Cloud deployment models

- Capabilities and features of Microsoft Azure