Cloud Computing Overview


This course has been created for people who want to understand how to benefit from cloud computing. It uses Amazon EC2 example, but can be tailored to other providers.


Course Outlines

Short history of computing

  • Virtualization
  • Private Cloud vs Public Could
  • Where to use or not to use cloud computing

    Overview of cloud providers

    • Eucalyptus
    • Digital Ocean
    • Azure
    • Others

    Could computing in action

    • Workshops, where delegates will be entitled to start an instance (included in the course price)
    • Starting and stopping instances
    • Monitoring
    • Changing hardware requirements
    • EBS vs instance storage
    • Auto-scaling
    • Load balancing
    • Spot instances