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About this Course

In this course, you'll learn foundational cloud computing skills that will set you on your path to a career in cloud computing. In the first lesson, you'll learn about fundamental concepts such as the advantages of cloud computing, deployment models, and the similarities and differences across major cloud service providers. In subsequent lessons, you will gain valuable hands-on practice using AWS to create identity and access management policies, store data in an S3 storage bucket, and launch an ec2 instance and set up automated provisioning. In the final lesson, you will be introduced to serverless architecture and data storage using AWS Elasticache.
Course Cost
Approx. 2 Months
Skill Level
Included in Product

Rich Learning ContentRich Learning Content

Interactive QuizzesInteractive Quizzes

Taught by Industry ProsTaught by Industry Pros

Self-Paced LearningSelf-Paced Learning

Course Leads

Ami Mahloof

Ami Mahloof

Senior Cloud Architect

Prerequisites and Requirements

We recommend students have familiarlity with networking basics such as DNS, Linux servers, and web servers.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

The global cloud services market is expected to grow by 17% in 2020, for a total value of $266 billion, and by 2022 60% of organizations will utilize public cloud services. The explosive growth of cloud computing services puts cloud computing skills in high demand, and companies are looking for professionals with cloud computing skills to fill a variety of roles from cloud developer to cloud devops engineer or cloud architect, with average starting salaries for a cloud developer reaching $112,000.

This free course will equip you with the foundational skills you need to pursue a career in cloud computing. The course covers fundamental cloud computing principles and features hands-on practice using AWS, the leading cloud service provider. By the end of this course you'll be able to navigate AWS services in the console, store data on an S3 storage bucket, launch a virtual machine, and create a serverless application.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals