Amazon Web Services

Introduction to AWS Cloud Careers

This course is part of Starting Your Career with AWS Cloud Specialization

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Rafael Lopes
Oksana Hoeckele
Alex G.

Instructors: Rafael Lopes

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
4 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Describe IT and cloud computing.

  • Assess in-demand cloud computing roles.

  • Analyze your current skills and the skills you might want to gain in the cloud computing field.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(47 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
4 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills

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This course is part of the Starting Your Career with AWS Cloud Specialization
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There are 2 modules in this course

This week, you'll be introduced to some of the terminology that’s essential to begin your cloud learning journey, such as infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS). You'll also learn how to differentiate between cloud computing models (including public, private, and hybrid clouds), and discuss their use cases and benefits. Lastly, you'll dive deeper into topics such as elasticity and horizontal and vertical scaling, and learn about their significance in cloud computing.

What's included

9 videos5 readings1 quiz2 plugins

This week, you'll explore different technical roles in the AWS Cloud, such as solutions architect, data scientist, software development engineer, systems administrator, security engineer, and technical account manager. You'll also learn about their responsibilities and day-to-day activities.

What's included

10 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt1 plugin

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4.6 (15 ratings)
Rafael Lopes
Amazon Web Services
14 Courses148,303 learners

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