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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

Skills you will gain

Hybrid MulticludCloud NativeDevopsIaas PaaS SaasCloud Computing
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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Overview of Cloud Computing

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 46 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Definition and Essential Characteristics of Cloud Computing5m
History and Evolution of Cloud Computing4m
Key Considerations for Cloud Computing5m
Key Cloud Service Providers and Their Services6m
Cloud Adoption - No longer a choice3m
Cloud Adoption - Some case studies5m
Internet of Things in the Cloud4m
Artificial Intelligence on the Cloud3m
Blockchain and Analytics in the Cloud5m
6 readings
About the Course7m
Course Learning Objectives10m
Course Syllabus10m
Lesson Summary8m
Lesson Summary8m
Lesson Summary8m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz30m
Module 1 Graded Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Cloud Computing Models

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
IaaS - Infrastructure as a Service4m
PaaS - Platform as a Service6m
SaaS - Software as a Service4m
Public Cloud5m
Private Cloud4m
Hybrid Cloud5m
3 readings
Lesson Summary8m
Lesson Summary8m
Hands-on Lab - Create an IBM Cloud Account20m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz30m
Module 2 Graded Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Components of Cloud Computing

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 62 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Virtualization and Virtual Machines Explained5m
Types of Virtual Machines5m
Bare Metal Servers4m
Secure Networking in Cloud4m
Containers8m
Basics of Storage on Cloud5m
File Storage4m
Block Storage3m
Object Storage Overview5m
Object Storage - Tiers and APIs4m
CDN - Content Delivery Networks5m
2 readings
Lesson Summary10m
Lesson Summary10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz30m
Module 3 Graded Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Emergent Trends and Practices

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Microservices5m
Serverless Computing5m
Cloud Native Applications6m
DevOps on the Cloud4m
Application Modernization8m
2 readings
Lesson Summary8m
Lesson Summary8m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz30m
Module 4 Graded Quiz30m

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About the Key Technologies for Business Specialization

In this Specialization, we will cover 3 key technologies that are foundational and driving significant growth and innovation. These are Cloud Computing, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Technology is essential for the future of business. Almost any organization that wants to modernize or get ahead, and anyone working there, needs to understand and leverage these essential technologies. The courses in this Specialization provide foundational knowledge of Cloud, Data and AI, including business drivers behind their growth, the value they provide, their applications and use cases, and an understanding of how these technologies work. You will not only become familiar with the buzzwords associated with these technologies, but also experience them in action and develop hands-on skills to start working with them. This Specialization is suitable for a variety of learners who are beginners with these technologies, including managers and executives, professionals who want to upskill, and students getting ready to start a career. There is no special prior knowledge or hardware required. The only pre-requisites are basic computer literacy, device with a modern web browser with internet connectivity, and motivation to self-learn online....
Key Technologies for Business

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