Cloud computing

Course duration:- 3 Months (Daily 1.5hrs)

Weekdays :- 1.5hrs/6 days , Fastrack :- 2 hrs/day , Weekends :- 4 hrs (Sat & Sun)


Introduction to Cloud Computing :-


Defining cloud computing :-

  • Components of a computing cloud
  • Differentiating types of clouds : public, private, hybrid


Delivering services from the cloud :-

  • Categorizing service types
  • Comparing vendor cloud products : Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others


Adopting the Cloud :-


Key drivers of cloud computing solutions :-

  • Instantaneous provisioning of computing resources
  • Tapping into an infinite storage capacity
  • Cost-effective pay-as-you-use billing models


Evaluating barriers to cloud computing :-

  • Handling sensitive data
  • Aspects of cloud security
  • Assessing governance solutions


Exploiting Software as a Service (SaaS) :-


Characterizing SaaS :-

  • Streamlining administration with centralized installation
  • Optimizing cost and performance with scale on demand


Comparing service scenarios :-

  • Improving collaboration with business productivity tools
  • Simplifying business process creation by integrating existing components


Inspecting SaaS technologies :-

  • Deploying web applications
  • Implementing web services: SOAP, REST
  • Choosing a development platform


Delivering Platform as a Service (PaaS) :-


Exploring the technical foundation for PaaS :-

  • Specifying the components of PaaS
  • Analyzing vendor PaaS provisions
  • Selecting an appropriate implementation


Building services with solution stacks :-

  • Evaluating the architecture of vendor-specific platforms
  • Becoming familiar with service platform tools


Managing cloud storage :-

  • Controlling unstructured data in the cloud
  • Deploying relational databases in the cloud
  • Improving data availability


Employing support services :-

  • Testing in the cloud
  • Monitoring cloud-based services
  • Analyzing portability across platforms


Deploying Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) :-


Enabling technologies :-

  • Scalable server clusters
  • Achieving transparency with platform virtualization
  • Elastic storage devices


Accessing IaaS :-

  • Provisioning servers on demand
  • Handling dynamic and static IPaddresses
  • Tools and support for management and monitoring


Building a Business Case :-


Calculating the financial implications :-

  • Comparing in-house facilities to the cloud
  • Estimating economic factors downstream


Preserving business continuity :-

Selecting appropriate service-level agreements

Safeguarding access to assets in the cloud

Security, availability and disaster recovery strategies


Migrating to the Cloud :-


Technical considerations :-

  • Rearchitecting applications for the cloud
  • Integrating the cloud with existing applications
  • Avoiding vendor lock-in
  • Planning the migration and selecting a vendo