Internet & Cloud Computing Foundations
What you'll learn
- A solid understanding of how the internet works, including key protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, and HTTP.
- The ability to choose the appropriate web hosting service for a website, taking into account factors such as bandwidth, storage, and security.
- Familiarity with different types of web hosting options, such as shared hosting, dedicated hosting, and virtual private servers (VPS).
- Knowledge of how to select, register, and manage domain names, as well as how to configure DNS settings and set up email accounts.
- Understanding of domain privacy and security measures to protect online identity.
- An introduction to cloud computing, including the benefits and drawbacks of using cloud-based services.
- Knowledge of different cloud computing service models, such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.
- Familiarity with cloud computing providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Linode
- Comprehensive introduction to the Linode cloud computing platform, including how to create and manage Linode instances and optimize Linode performance.
- Understanding of AWS global infrastructure, including data centers, regions, and availability zones.
- Ability to troubleshoot domain-related issues and configure networking settings.
- Hands-on experience with industry-standard tools and platforms, providing students with skills that are in high demand in the web development and cloud computin
- Basic Computer Skills
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of web development, web hosting, and cloud computing. The course will begin with an overview of how the internet works, including the basic concepts of TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, and other protocols. Students will learn how data is transmitted over the internet and how web servers and web clients communicate with each other.
After the introductory concepts, the course will delve into web hosting and system requirements. Students will learn how to select the appropriate web hosting service for their website, taking into account factors such as bandwidth, storage, and security. They will also learn about the different types of web hosting options available, such as shared hosting, dedicated hosting, and virtual private servers (VPS).
The course will then cover domain names, including how to choose a domain name, register it, and manage it. Students will learn how to configure DNS settings, set up email accounts, and troubleshoot domain-related issues. They will also learn about domain privacy and security measures to protect their online identity.
Next, the course will introduce students to cloud computing, including the benefits and drawbacks of using cloud-based services. They will learn about the different cloud computing service models, such as Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). They will also learn about cloud computing providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.
The course will then focus on Linode Foundations, which offers a comprehensive introduction to the Linode cloud computing platform. Students will learn how to create and manage Linode instances, configure networking settings, and deploy web applications. They will also learn about Linode security features and how to optimize Linode performance.
The course will conclude with an introduction to AWS Foundations, which provides an overview of the AWS platform and its services. Students will learn about the AWS global infrastructure, including data centers, regions, and availability zones.
In summary, this course will provide students with a solid foundation in web development, web hosting, and cloud computing. They will gain hands-on experience with industry-standard tools and platforms, as well as a deep understanding of the concepts and technologies that underpin the modern web. Whether students are looking to launch a personal website, start a career in web development, or expand their knowledge of cloud computing, this course will provide them with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.
Who this course is for:
- Aspiring web developers who want to gain a solid foundation in web development, web hosting, and cloud computing.
- Entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to launch and manage their own websites.
- IT professionals who want to expand their knowledge of cloud computing and learn how to work with AWS and Linode.
- Students pursuing degrees in computer science, information technology, or a related field who want to gain practical skills and knowledge.
- Individuals looking to change careers and enter the rapidly-growing fields of web development and cloud computing.
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