Cloud Computing Training

Once the training is completed the participants will have a theoretical understanding of cloud computing and will be in a position to assess their application objectives and decide how to…

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Stalwart Learning


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Overview of Cloud Computing

  • Once the training is completed the participants will have a theoretical understanding of cloud computing and will be in a position to assess their application objectives and decide how to deploy their application in the cloud with ease
  • Participants will get a good understanding of the important aspects of cloud, the tooling used, and how to engineer their applications to work in the cloud
  • Have a sound understanding of the various AWS and how to leverage AWS to build and deploy applications in the cloud.


3 Days

Prerequisite for Cloud Computing

  • Knowledge of Operating Systems, Virtualization, Networking 
  • Understanding the Difference Between Public and Private Cloud Computing

Course Outline for Cloud Computing

Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • A quick history 
  • Client Server Computing Concepts 
  • Introduction – Cloud Computing 
  • Why Cloud Computing? 
  • Benefits of Cloud Computing
Networking Basics
  • Understanding the Networking Concepts 
  • OSI Model 
  • LAN, WAN, MAN 
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Introduction to Virtualization 
  • Role of Virtualization in Cloud Computing 
  • Types of Virtualization 
  • Examples of Virtualization 
  • Benefits of Virtualization 
  • Virtualization terminologies 
  • Emulator 
  • Hypervisor 
  • Backup and Snapshotting 
  • Failover 
  • Examples of Virtualization 
  • VMware 
  • VirtualBox 
  • Qemu / KVM 
Types of Cloud Computing
  • Software as a Service 
  • Platform as a Service 
  • Infrastructure as a Service 
  • Other XaaS’s
Characteristics of Cloud Computing
  • API based access 
  • Cost 
  • Device independence 
  • Virtualization 
  • Multitenancy Cloud Deployment Models 
  • Public Cloud 
  • Private Cloud 
  • Hybrid Cloud 
  • When to choose what?
Cloud Computing Issues
  • Privacy 
  • Compliance 
  • Legality 
  • Security
Cloud Architectures
  • Stateless architectures 
  • Handling failures in the cloud
Cloud Computing – Analysing the Space
  • Major cloud providers 
  • Important cloud related software
PAAS – Deep Dive
  • Benefits of PAAS 
  • Issues with PAAS 
  • PAAS Examples 
  • Google AppEngine 
  • Heroku 
  • Windows Azure
Web Application Engineering in the Cloud
  • DNS 
  • Load Balancer 
  • Web Servers 
  • Application Servers 
  • Scaling web and application servers 
  • Data stores/Cloud Storage 
  • Relational Databases 
  • NoSQL databases 
  • Scaling datastores 
  • Storing and analysing unstructured data in the cloud 
  • Data Analysis and the Hadoop Ecosystem 
  • Eliminating SPOFs
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Introduction to the AWS products 
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) 
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) 
  • Elastic Block Storage (EBS) 
  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) 
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) 
  • Amazon DynamoDB 
  • Auto Scaling 
  • Amazon ElastiCache 
IAAS – Deep Dive
  • Understanding cloud terminologies 
  • Compute 
  • Storage 
  • Networking 
  • Other services on the periphery 
  • IAAS Providers 
  • Amazon AWS 
  • Google Compute Engine 
  • Elastic Compute Cloud Essentials 
  • Introduction to the AWS Management Console 
  • Regions & Availability Zones – How to choose the right one?
  • AMI [Amazon Machine Images] 
  • Setting up security 
  • Finding the right AMI 
  • How to choose the right instance type? – Launching instance 
  • Security via Key Pairs 
  • Working with the Security Group 
  • Assigning Elastic IPs 
  • Logging into the instance 
EC2 Instances
  • Deciding between 
  • On-demand instances 
  • Spot instances 
  • Reserved instances 
  • EC2 Reserved Instance Marketplace
Working with AMIs
  • Choosing the right AMI 
  • Creating your own AMI 
  • Deciding what goes into an AMI
Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Creating and deleting volumes 
  • Attaching and detaching volumes 
  • Mounting and Unmounting the attached volume 
  • Creating snapshots
Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Creating and deleting buckets 
  • Adding objects to buckets 
  • Getting objects 
  • Deleting objectsa
Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Selecting the Engine 
  • Configuring the Database Engine 
  • Creating your Database 
  • Setting up automatic backups 
  • Authorizing access to the DataBase through DataBase Security Groups
  • Debugging cloud related issues 
  • Monitoring the AWS Service Health Dashboard 
  • Monitoring with CloudWatch 
  • Getting statistics for a specific EC2 instance 
  • Getting aggregated statistics 
  • Metrics for other AWS Services and related namespaces 
  • Setting up notifications 
  • Using command-line tools
  • Users and Groups 
  • Permissions and Policies 
  • Roles 
  • Creating admin groups through UI & the command line 
  • Elastic Beanstalk 
  • Simple Notification Service (SNS) 
  • Simple Email Service (SES) 
  • Simple Queue Service (SQS)
Case Studies – Amazon Web Services
  • Building a simple web application in the cloud 
  • Building a community-based photo / video sharing site 
  • Building an ad-serving site in the cloud