Cloud Computing: The Technical essentials

Basics you must know before jumping into Cloud Computing
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Understand the building blocks of Cloud: Virtualization, Networking, Storage, Cryptography etc
Understand what is Cloud and how is Cloud defined
Understand the Deployment models of the Cloud
Understand the Service models of the Cloud


  • Should have knowledge of IT and computers


This course teaches you the technical basics which are required before learning about Cloud Computing. It also gives you an idea of Cloud Computing and the services of cloud computing

The course includes:

Basics of Virtualization, Networking, Data Center, Storage, Cryptography

What is Cloud Computing? 

Deployment Models: Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds

Service Models: IaaS, PaaS and SaaS

A sample public cloud: AWS and the services it offers

Who this course is for:

  • Students and Professionals who have never worked on Cloud Computing

Course content

3 sections13 lectures2h 50m total length
  • Basics of Virtualization
  • Basics of DataCenter
  • Basics of Networking
  • Basics of Storage
  • Basics of Load Balancer
  • Basics of Cryptography


Founder & CEO, CloudSiksha Academy
Suresh S
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
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I started CloudSiksha in Oct 2014. I have trained over 1500 participants in the area of Cloud (AWS & IBM SoftLayer), DevOps, Chef, Puppet, Python and Storage. The AWS courses I have conducted include Solution Architect, SysOps, Developer and DevOps. My clients include Accenture, Adobe, Cap Gemini, Siemens, HCL, TCS, Infosys, Wipro and many more.

I am AWS Solution Architect Professional Certified. I have 30yrs of experience in the IT industry. I joined the IT industry after completing my Masters from Indian Institute of Science. I have held senior positions in Wipro and IBM. My last corporate job was at Oracle as a Cloud Architect. 

I started CloudSiksha Academy on Sept 30th 2017 to enable participants to learn Cloud Technologies at their own pace.