Dropbox

An introductory course about understanding backup services, file hosting services and the usage of Dropbox.
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  • Lectures 71
  • Length 6.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

Dropbox is a Web-based file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc. that uses cloud computing to enable users to store and share files and folders with others across the Internet using file synchronization. Dropbox offers a relatively large number of user clients across a variety of desktop and mobile operating systems.

In this course, you will also learn the history, functionality, technology and business models of a drobox. Remote Backup Services and its samples will also be discussed along with File Hosting Services, Online Backup and File Sharing Services.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of the IT industry
  • Knowledge of the English language

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Be introduced to the history and background of Dropbox.
  • Know the history of remote backup service.
  • Have a comparison of the different examples of remote backup service.
  • Know the different features of file hosting service.
  • Know more of the different examples of both online backup and file hosting service.

What is the target audience?

  • Career-driven IT professionals that want to stay relevant in their roles in the I.T. industry.
  • Anyone looking to gain an understanding of Dropbox and its practical application in an IT and Non-IT environment.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Dropbox
00:21

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline

Lecture 2: Dropbox

Lecture 3: History of Dropbox

Lecture 4: Company Culture

Lecture 5: The Business Model

Lecture 6: Functionality

Lecture 7: Reception

Lecture 8: Demographics and Technology

Lecture 9: Criticism

01:12

This discussion will focus on the Dropbox.

01:57

This lecture will talk about the history of the Dropbox.

00:37

This lecture will talk about the company culture of the Dropbox.

01:31

This lecture will explain the business model of the Dropbox.

04:30

This lecture will discuss the functionality of the Dropbox.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Introduction
2:33    Share Links
3:35    Dropbox for Teams
01:30

This lecture will talk about the public’s reception to the Dropbox.

00:53

This discussion will focus on the demographics and Technology used in the Dropbox.

03:28

This lecture will talk about some criticism surrounding the Dropbox.

Section 1 - Quiz
6 questions
8 pages

This PDF file contains Section 1 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 2: Remote Backup Service
00:20

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline

Lecture 12: Remote Backup Service

Lecture 13: History

Lecture 14: Features

Lecture 15: Business Users

Lecture 16: Advantages and Disadvantages

Lecture 17: Carbonite

Lecture 18: Comodo Backup

Lecture 19: Egnyte

Lecture 20: Elephant Drive

Lecture 21: Jungle Disk

01:09

This lecture will explain remote backup service.

01:34

This lecture will talk about the history of remote backup service.

02:39

This discussion will focus on the features of remote backup service.

01:41

This lecture will discuss the business users of the remote backup service.

02:38

This lecture will identify the advantages and disadvantages of remote backup service.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Advantages
1:13    Disadvantages
07:13

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Carbonite.

00:27

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Comodo Backup.

05:28

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Egnyte.

00:44

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Elephant Drive.

01:50

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Jungle Disk.

Section 2 - Quiz
6 questions
16 pages

This PDF file contains Section 2 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 3: Samples of Remote Backup Services (Part 1)
00:21

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline

Lecture 24: Keep Vault

Lecture 25: MemoPal

Lecture 26: MiMedia

Lecture 27: Mobile Me

Lecture 28: Mozy

01:48

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Keep Vault.

01:24

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called MemoPal.

01:14

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called MiMedia.

16:52

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Mobile Me.

03:21

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Mozy.

Section 3 - Quiz
6 questions
11 pages

This PDF file contains Section 3 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 4: Samples of Remote Backup Services (Part 2)
00:06

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline

Lecture 31: SpiderOak

Lecture 32: Syncplicity

Lecture 33: Ubuntu One

Lecture 34: Windows Live Mesh

Lecture 35: Zmada Cloud Backup

01:56

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called SpiderOak.

02:00

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Syncplicity.

03:41

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Ubuntu One.

05:04

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Windows Live Mesh.

01:15

This lecture will identify and explain a sample remote backup service called Zmada Cloud Backup.

Section 4 - Quiz
6 questions
9 pages

This PDF file contains Section 4 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 5: File Hosting Services
00:20

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline

Lecture 38: File Hosting Service

Lecture 39: Uses

Lecture 40: Storage

Lecture 41: Services Offered

Lecture 42: One-Click Hosting

Lecture 43: 4shared

Lecture 44: Amazon S3

Lecture 45: Badongo

Lecture 46: Box.net

Lecture 47: File Serve

Lecture 48: Google Docs

01:50

This lecture will discuss file hosting service.

01:35

This lecture will talk about the different uses of file hosting service.

02:25

This lecture will talk about the storage in file hosting service.

01:42

This discussion will focus on the services offered in file hosting.

01:20

This lecture will explain one-click hosting in file hosting service.

01:12

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called 4shared.

06:54

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called Amazon S3.

02:54

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called Badongo.

04:41

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called Box.net

00:15

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called File Serve.

09:06

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called Google Docs.

Section 5 - Quiz
6 questions
16 pages

This PDF file contains Section 5 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 6: Samples of File Hosting Services
00:20

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline

Lecture 51: HotFile

Lecture 52: idisk

Lecture 53: MediaFire

Lecture 54: Megaupload

Lecture 55: RapidShare

Lecture 56: Send Space

02:11

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called HotFile.

01:28

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called idisk.

02:02

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called MediaFire.

05:20

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called Megaupload.

06:32

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called RapidShare.

00:37

This lecture will identify a sample of a file hosting service called Send Space.

Section 6 - Quiz
6 questions
13 pages

This PDF file contains Section 6 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 7: Samples of both Online Backup and File Sharing Services
00:22

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline

Lecture 59: A Drive

Lecture 60: Asus WebStorage

Lecture 61: LiveDrive

Lecture 62: Windows Live Skydrive

Lecture 63: Wuala

Lecture 64: ZumoDrive

01:01

This lecture will identify a sample of combined online backup and file sharing services called A Drive.

01:46

This lecture will identify a sample of combined online backup and file sharing services called Asus WebStorage.

01:06

This lecture will identify a sample of combined online backup and file sharing services called LiveDrive.

06:42

This lecture will identify a sample of combined online backup and file sharing services called Windows Live Skydrive.

05:10

This lecture will identify a sample of combined online backup and file sharing services called Wuala.

04:37

This lecture will identify a sample of combined online backup and file sharing services called ZumoDrive.

Section 7 - Quiz
6 questions
12 pages

This PDF file contains Section 7 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 8: Course Resources
126 pages

This e book contains the entire dropbox course in a PDF format.

1 page

This e book is a list of terms and definitions often used in Dropbox.

7 pages

This PDF file contains all the answers to all the quizzes in each section of this course.

Section 9: Dropbox Certification
1 page

Now that you've finished your Udemy course, - you are eligible to sit your official Certification exam.


Certification is not mandatory.

Once you've completed the course, email our exam department at exams@artofservice.com.au to purchase your exam voucher and sit your final exam.


You will receive a PDF certificate through your email upon passing the examination.

1 page

We are always in the process of improving our courses and procedures for a better learning experience for our students. Your input is very important to us.

Follow the step-by-step procedure on taking the evaluation and receiving your certificate of completion.

01:27

A final message from our CEO.

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