Cloud Computing and Virtualization: An Introduction
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Cloud Computing and Virtualization: An Introduction

Learn the basic concepts of Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Computer Networks.
4.1 (54 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
5,343 students enrolled
Created by Dr Monjur Ahmed
Last updated 12/2019
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • This is an introductory course to understand the concepts of Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Computer Networks in general. In this course, the lessons are designed with minimal technical jargons to ensure anyone with little knowledge about computers or IT can gain a basic understanding on the above concepts. This course may act as an essential pre-requisite for those who aim to take any computing related training – specifically in Cloud Computing (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure), Cyber Security or any computer network related course. If you are an IT person, you probably would not find anything new in this course; but may get help from this course to clarify your understanding on the topics covered. This is a basic and beginner level course.
Requirements
  • Basic computer literacy.
Description

Overall Course Objective:

  • To understand basic concepts of Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Computer Networks.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand what is Cloud Computing.
  • Understand What is Virtualization.
  • Understand Cloud Types and Cloud Service Deployment Models (IaaS*, PaaS*, SaaS*).
  • Learn How to Create Virtual Machines (VM) using Hypervisors (type-2).
  • Understand Computer Networks and IP Addressing.


* IaaS – Infrastructure as a Service

* PaaS – Platform as a Service

* SaaS – Software as a Service


Course Outline:

  • Cloud Computing: Concept, Definition, Cloud Types and Service Deployment Models.
  • Concept of Virtualization
  • Demonstration of Virtualization using Type-2 Hypervisor and VMs
  • Creating a VM and install Kali Linux on the VM
  • Demonstration of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS through real life examples
  • Computer Networks: Concept, Gateway, Router, Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN).
  • IP Address: Concept, Public IP, Private IP, IPv4, Subnet.
  • AAA (Accounting, Authentication and Authorization): Concept, Real Life Demonstration of AAA.


Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who is interested to learn the basic concepts of Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Computer Networks in general. The course is for anyone with or without IT background.
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 02:04:53
+ Cloud Computing and Virtualization
4 lectures 56:52
Introduction to Cloud Computing and Virtualization
18:55
Test Your Knowledge: Introduction to Cloud Computing and Virtualization
5 questions
Practical Demonstration of Virtualization
07:53
Test Your Knowledge: Practical Demonstration of Virtualization
5 questions
Creating a Virtual Machine and Installing Kali Linux
23:09
Practical Demonstration of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
06:55
Test Your Knowledge: Practical Demonstration of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
5 questions
+ Computer Networks
4 lectures 42:50
Introduction to Computer Networks
07:42
Test Your Knowledge: Introduction to Computer Networks
5 questions
IP Address
14:17
Test Your Knowledge: IP Address
5 questions
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
07:20
Test Your Knowledge: Virtual Private Network (VPN)
5 questions
Accounting, Authentication and Authorization
13:31
Test Your Knowledge: Accounting, Authentication and Authorization
5 questions
Test Your Overall Knowledge
10 questions
+ Bonus Lectures
1 lecture 08:00

This lecture video explores the difference between Cybersecurity and Information Security.

Cybersecurity vs. Information Security
08:00