Cloud Computing


Azure MasterClass: Analyze Data With Azure Stream Analytics
  • Learn about Azure Stream Analytics
  • Learn how to input data into Azure ASA
  • Learn how to create queries and data analysis pipelines with Azure ASA
  • Learn how to output the results of the data analysis pipeline to various output formats
  • Learn how to work with Azure ASA and Microsoft PowerBI
  • Learn how to visualize your data
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$99
AWS Master Class: Databases In The Cloud With AWS RDS
  • Learn about AWS RDS relational database service
  • Learn how to deploy a private RDS database in a custom AWS VPC
  • Learn how to setup an RDS database in high availability mode
  • Learn how to setup an RDS database in a mutli-AZ deployment mode
  • Learn how to setup an optimal backup and recovery strategy for your AWS RDS database
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$99
DevOps with AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins and AWS CodeDeploy
Learn DevOps skills with rising demand.

Today the technology sector is experiencing a boom throughout the world. There are hundreds of startups launching every day. In order to move fast - these startups need people who are skilled at automating as much as possible. Mostly progressive startups - favor implementing completely automated DevOps pipelines from the get go. They realize that these practices of continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) will yield tremendous benefits regarding speed and agility. The demand for these skills has been steadily rising over the last few years.

AWS CodePipeline and AWS CodeDeploy is a highly scalable and configurable toolset from Amazon AWS which enables us to build very sophisticated automated build and deployment pipelines.

Jenkins is an award-winning open source toolset which enables us to build very sophisticated automated build pipelines very quickly. It has extensive community support which has augmented the core functionality of Jenkins by building and sharing hundreds of very useful plugins.

Implementing continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment with these tools and frameworks can help us immensely in reducing the risk within our software development lifecycle. It catches us bugs early and increases the quality of our software products. This, in turn, reduces the overall cost to develop innovative software in any environment - startups and enterprise alike.

The demand for professionals who have experience with these tools has been growing steadily over the last few years. The salaries and consulting rates for these skills have also been rising and are only bound to go up as the demand for these skills remains steady or increases. Professionals with AWS and Jenkins experience can demand as much as $130K as their yearly compensation and these jobs pay more than majority of the jobs posted on US job boards.

In this course we will:

  • Learn about CI & CD and why it is important
  • Learn about installing and configuring Amazon AWS EC2 machines
  • Learn about installing and configuring PostgresSQL database in Amazon RDS
  • Learn about AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins and AWS CodeDeploy
  • Build an automated CI and CD pipeline
  • Learn how to version control and manage relational database schema
  • Run the CI pipeline to maintain build artifacts
  • Learn how to configure automated build notifications
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$49
Scaling Docker for AWS
Ruby on Rails application on AWS.

Looking to scale your web applications with Docker? How about gaining heaps of practical knowledge about working with Amazon Web Services (AWS)?

Prepare to get excited about this course!

AWS has over a million customers, some of which are the most popular websites in the world. You can be sure that AWS will be a great fit for your web application regardless of what scale you're running at.

One awesome thing about using AWS is that a ton of companies are hiring people who have experience with it. All of the knowledge you gain from this course can be used to apply for DevOps or cloud computing positions.

The main AWS component that you'll learn about in this course is Amazon ECS, which is the Amazon EC2 Container Service. It's Amazon's take on how to manage a cluster of Docker containers.

The first section of this course will concentrate on getting familiar with AWS and then performing a deep dive on Amazon ECS where you'll learn everything there is to know about it. You'll also get familiar with Amazon ECR which is Amazon's private Docker registry.

During this deep dive there will be plenty of guided labs to get your hands dirty.

The second section of this course will be all about Dockerizing a multi-service Ruby on Rails application, as well as profiling that application with Docker and other open source tools.

If you're not a developer or have no intentions of using Ruby on Rails that's fine because you can skip the development section. The only thing you'll have to do is build the Docker image, which will be as simple as running a few commands.

The third section of this course will be taking the knowledge learned from previous sections and deploying the application to production on AWS in a fault tolerant way.

You'll learn how to calculate costs for a real life project hosted on AWS and load balance the web application so you can scale out to as many hosts as you need.

Along the way you'll learn about many other AWS resources and also learn how to hook up a domain name to a load balancer and secure it with a free SSL certificate.

This entire course is very hands on, with just enough theory to understand the main goal -- which is to get you comfortable scaling your web apps with Docker on AWS.

"Excellent teacher and great material - easy to follow and informative. I especially like the hands-on labs."

Here's what you'll get when you sign up to my course today:

  • You'll learn how to get your development environment set up to run Docker. Windows, Mac and Linux users will be able to follow along.
  • You'll learn what Amazon ECS is and how it differs from similar services.
  • You'll learn everything there is to know about Amazon ECS.
  • You'll learn how to create your own private Docker Registry with Amazon ECR.
  • You'll gain general AWS knowledge on identity and access management, security groups, EC2, S3, ELB, RDS, ElastiCache and more.
  • You'll learn how to Dockerize a Ruby on Rails web application.
  • You'll learn how to profile your applications with Docker.
  • You'll learn how to price out a project on AWS at various traffic loads.
  • You'll learn how to load balance your web application on AWS.
  • You'll learn how to wire up a custom domain to your load balanced web app.
  • You'll learn how to create and use a FREE SSL certificate.

Why is it worth using Docker?

  • Saves a ton of time and headaches when setting up development environments.
  • Easily move an application across environments or servers.
  • Removes issues such as "well, it worked on my machine!".
  • Makes developing with teams a much more pleasant experience.
  • Works on most major platforms.
  • Has amazing support on most cloud hosting providers.
  • Docker as a company is well funded and moving forward quickly.

Why is it worth using AWS?

  • Amazon's infrastructure is spread across the globe.
  • Amazon has a tremendous amount of experience operating at scale.
  • Reap the rewards of using battle hardened services.
  • Avoid having to manage the low level details of your infrastructure.
  • Many companies are hiring people with AWS experience.
  • You can try it out for free for an entire year.
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$99
Amazon Web Services: Storage, S3 and CloudFront
Storage and CDN services in Amazon cloud - AWS S3, EBS, EFS, CloudFront

Did you know cloud computing is one of the leading industries around the world which is experiencing astounding growth year over year?

And one of the leading cloud providers is AWS.

You maybe a bright start-up, all set to leverage the AWS cloud for your business; or a Fortune 500, looking for the best cloud service available today. The AWS platform can provide you cloud solutions that are extremely flexible, scalable and cost-effective. It has multiple tools and capabilities for you to choose from, depending on your business needs.

Easy usage and pay-as-you-go pricing have also increased the popularity of AWS cloud among--start-ups and large enterprises in the recent years.

For all these applications, APIs and other systems running in the AWS cloud - data storage needs can vary vastly. AWS offers us different ways to store this data. AWS storage services will be different, depending on the actual physical device, or the higher level features that AWS provides on top of it. Or, it will be different in terms of pricing. So, enterprises and companies interested in AWS storage services in the cloud – have multiple options to choose from. It is not a one size fits all – far from it.

In this course, we will take a deep dive into various storage services offered by AWS and see them in action.

We will learn the different aspects and options provided by these services so that we can choose the right service for the particular business scenario in front of us. This will optimize the experience for our users and also help us incur optimal costs for our cloud usage.

Knowledge and expertise in AWS could be very valuable for your career. The latest stats and figures show some amazing numbers like jobs requiring these skill sets pay higher than most of the jobs posted on public job boards within the US and annual salaries for professionals could be as high as $100,000. That is the exact reason why you must enroll in this course and take your career to the next level.

As the title suggests – this course aims to provide you enough knowledge about AWS Storage services so that you can use these services efficiently. But specifically after taking this course you will be able to:

  • Comprehend the AWS architecture and implement its services
  • Distinguish the different AWS storage services, and use them competently for your business needs
  • Utilize S3 and its capabilities to host a static website, and configure and upload files in any format
  • Use EBS as a persistent storage mechanism for your EC2 instances, with its capabilities like—flexibility and scalability, and
  • Employ the CloudFront CDN to update, monitor and deliver selective content across the world, based on your requirements.
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$49
Amazon Web Services: Networking & Virtual Private Cloud
Core networking components of AWS cloud.

Cloud computing is growing at an astounding pace and Amazon web services are at the forefront of this technological revolution. They were the first one to launch a publicly available cloud infrastructure and ever since Amazon has been a clear market leader in this space. Whether you are an experienced AWS user or are just getting started with cloud computing. You know it is quite easy to get your infrastructure components deployed in the AWS cloud.

But do you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes:

  • When you deploy a new RDS database?
  • A new EC2 instance?
  • How does AWS manage the complexity of deploying your cloud resources in a secure and isolated environment
  • How do the network packets travel within your cloud infrastructure and how can you and your users access those resources?

If so, then we know exactly where you're coming from.

AWS does provide a very robust and mature network management infrastructure which is ever pervasive in all aspects of the AWS infrastructure. Indeed, it is not necessary to understand the intricate details of these networking details. AWS hides most of these complexities very well. You can simply log in to your AWS management console and start using AWS services. AWS will deploy all the necessary networking components for you in the background automatically.

But if you unveil the curtain slightly and take a peek at all sophisticated components that AWS provisions for deploying a secure and robust operating environment – you will get a much deeper understanding of the AWS cloud. You will be able to design, architecture and operationalize your cloud application with more efficiency and confidence.

The AWS management tools work very hard to hide these details from you. But for a cloud architect or a cloud administrator who is responsible for designing and architecting cloud applications – this deeper understanding of the AWS cloud’s inner working is essential knowledge.

To isolate the cloud environment for each of its users, AWS uses a powerful concept called AWS VPC.

AWS VPC stands for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud. It is a virtual private network that enables us to launch AWS resources into a virtual network that we've defined. It is one of the core components of networking infrastructure within the AWS cloud – which allows us to setup our cloud resources security and privately (isolated from all other AWS cloud users).

This course teaches you how to build, configure and manage your own Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). The course will start with basics of Virtual Private cloud and then move deeper into details about AWS VPC like:

  • What exactly is AWS VPC and what are its uses
  • What are the different types of VPCs supported by AWS
  • How to build your own Virtual Private Cloud
  • What are the various Components of the AWS VPC
  • What are subnets, gateways, route tables, internet gateways etc.
  • What are the security mechanisms in the context of AWS VPC

If you are serious about understanding your AWS based cloud infrastructure – then gaining this knowledge about the AWS networking components in conjunction with other tools and frameworks is the only way to go. When any startup or technology company is looking to implement their software solutions in the AWS cloud infrastructure – they are willing to pay big money for cloud engineers and consultants to help them manage their cloud infrastructure. In fact, the hourly rates cloud engineers are easily few hundred dollars an hour. And the demand for these skills is just exploding.

Wouldn’t you want to acquire these skills and be a part of this cloud computing revolution? Be highly sought after and take your career to the next level?

That's why today, we are thrilled to be able to share with you our new training program "AWS MasterClass: Learn all about AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)."

Here, you will find real actionable information and education in exchange for your time, willingness to learn and a fraction of the cost you will be able to demand as a cloud engineer or consultants. We can guarantee that you will get your investment back manifold in no time.

When you purchase your copy of "AWS MasterClass: Learn all about AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)" you won't risk a cent. The course comes with our unconditional 30-day money back guarantee.

If you find that the course doesn't meet your needs, all you have to do is just send us a message, and we will refund your money immediately.

No questions asked, no hoops to jump through and no hard feelings...

Look, if you're serious about becoming an expert cloud engineer and generating a real income for you and your family, you need to take action and get in the game.

Imagine getting that promotion in your current role which you have been promised for months of years. Imagine getting chased by recruiters looking for skilled and experienced engineers which companies are desperately seeking to hire. Imagine getting a massive bump in your income as a result of your newly acquired in-demand skills.

That's what we want for you, and we know it's what you want for yourself, so grab your copy of “AWS MasterClass: Learn all about AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)" now and let's get you started today! Click the Add to Cart button below this video right now, and we will see you on the other side...

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$99
DevOps with AWS Command Line Interface
Automating AWS cloud services with CLI

Whether you are an experienced AWS user or are just getting started with cloud computing. You know it is quite easy to get your infrastructure components deployed in the AWS cloud.

But do you ever wonder how you can orchestrate and manage your AWS resources in an easy and efficient manner? How do you automate the deployment and configuration of your EC2 instances, your IAM users, your elastic load balancers and numerous other AWS components services that your applications rely on?

If so, then we know exactly where you're coming from.

AWS does provide a very useful web based management console to deploy and manage all these cloud resources. The AWS management console works nicely if you have to occasionally make some changes to your cloud infrastructure which comprises of a few components.

But for a cloud architect or a cloud administrator who tend to manage tens or hundreds or even thousands of cloud resources – using the AWS management console may be too time-consuming and inefficient.

AWS also provides a powerful command line interface which can be used to manage AWS services known as AWS CLI.

AWS CLI stands for Amazon Web Services Command Line Interface.
It is a comprehensive and essential toolset provided by AWS which helps software engineers, IT and operations teams and DevOps engineers manage their cloud services and resources. It is a command line interface tool which facilitates automation by using scripting to operationalize your AWS resources from the command window or terminal.

If you are serious about automating your AWS based cloud infrastructure – then using the AWS CLI toolset in conjunction with bash scripting is the only way to go. And when any startup or technology company is looking to implement DevOps practices to automate their cloud infrastructure – they are willing to pay big money for cloud engineers and consultants to help them manage their cloud infrastructure. In fact, the hourly rates cloud engineers are easily few hundred dollars an hour. And the demand for these skills is just exploding.

Wouldn’t you want to acquire these skills and be a part of this cloud computing revolution? Be highly sought after and take your career to the next level

That's why today, we are thrilled to be able to share with you - our new training program "AWS MasterClass: Learn all about AWS Client Line Interface (CLI)."

In this course, you will get an in-depth look at this comprehensive and essential toolset called AWS CLI.

AWS CLI can be used to manage various AWS services like EC2, IAM, ELB, ECS and many others. In this course, we will dive deep into many of these services and learn how we can deploy, configure and manage some of the key cloud components available for these services.

You will find real actionable information and education in exchange for your time, willingness to learn and a fraction of the cost you will be able to demand as a cloud engineer or consultants. We can guarantee that you will get your investment back manyfold in no time.

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$99
AWS: Monitoring & DevOps with CloudWatch
Master Monitoring and Alerting Services in Amazon Cloud

Whether you are an experienced AWS user or are just getting started with cloud computing - you know it is quite easy to get your infrastructure components deployed in the AWS cloud. But do you ever wonder how you can keep a close eye on the AWS components you are using? Your EC2 instances, your RDS databases and numerous other AWS services that your applications rely on?

In this course, you will learn everything you need to master on various alerting and monitoring services available from AWS using CloudWatch. This course is designed for Software and IT architects, Software and network engineers, IT administrators, CIOs, CTOs or any technology leader looking to utilize cloud computing in their organization.

Why I should take this course?

  • With over 4 hours of videos and around 45 lectures, you will get a great understanding of how you can keep a close eye on AWS infrastructure you have using AWS CloudWatch
  • You will have everything you need to master on various alerting and monitoring services available from AWS
  • You will learn about various AWS services like EC2, RDS, EBS, ELB which AWS CloudWatch can monitor
  • Know about how you can use AWS SNS to send notifications
  • You will have a deep understanding about how to monitor your AWS billing and costs
  • You have life-time access to this course and a 30-day satisfaction guaranteed with this course

In the course, "AWS MasterClass: Monitoring and DevOps with AWS CloudWatch" you will get an in-depth look at the de facto monitoring and alerting service offered by Amazon AWS called CloudWatch. You will learn how AWS CloudWatch can integrate with various other AWS services like EC2, RDS, EBS, ELB and many others. During this course, you will have a deep dive into many of these services and learn how we can monitor the key metrics available for these services.

You will learn how to setup alarms for certain thresholds for these metrics – so that you can get real-time alerts from AWS and we can take pro-active measures to make sure that our AWS infrastructure is performing at peak level.

After taking this course, you will be proficiently acquired the skills and be a part of cloud computing revolution and to take your career to a new level. You will have learned everything you need to master on various alerting and monitoring services available from AWS using CloudWatch. Take this course and start learning. There is no good time than today to invest in your career.

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$99
Cloud Computing Mastery Bundle
8 Course Bundle
$599
IaaS Cloud Computing With OpenStack MasterClass - Part 1

OpenStack began in 2010 as a joint project of RackSpace Hosting and NASA. More than 500 companies have joined the project since.

OpenStack is an open source software for building private and public clouds. This is a cloud operating system that controls a large pool of compute, storage and networking resources throughout a data center.

OpenStack boosts business agility, availability, and efficiency by providing a platform with on-demand, resource pooling, self-service, highly elastic, and measured services capabilities. OpenStack has certain capabilities, like Self-service life cycle management, for example, the run, reboot, suspend, resize and terminate instances. We don’t need manual introduction to perform all these tasks. It will automatically do it using the different OpenStack services.

Now, why would you want to do that? Can’t you just subscribe with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Salesforce, Google or some other cloud services provider? You certainly can. However, if you are not comfortable entrusting sensitive data to a third party and you have tons of it, then an on-premise or private cloud infrastructure would be the better choice. By building your own cloud in your own data center, you will have more control of your data. OpenStack enables you to do just that.

Let me take you through the basics which we will be covering in the course-

  • Firstly, you will be introduced to OpenStack Series-I and few of its components or services as we call it here.
  • Next, you will deep-dive into each of the components. You will learn their basic architecture.
  • You will learn how to install and configure these components with informative demonstrations. They will be explained in simple, easy language.
  • Assessment quizzes at the end of each module will help you test your knowledge of the module.

Prerequisites for the course.

Before you start the course, you need to have a good understanding of the following –

  • Basic understanding of what virtualization is and how it helps a cloud owner ,to start with
  • Basic knowledge of programming languages, such as Python, YAML, Bash etc.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio Code.
  • Basic networking experience and full understanding of the OSI model.
Stone River eLearning
$59/m
IaaS Cloud Computing With OpenStack MasterClass - Part 2

OpenStack began in 2010 as a joint project of RackSpace Hosting and NASA. More than 500 companies have joined the project since.

OpenStack is an open source software for building private and public clouds. This is a cloud operating system that controls a large pool of compute, storage and networking resources throughout a data center.

OpenStack boosts business agility, availability, and efficiency by providing a platform with on-demand, resource pooling, self-service, highly elastic, and measured services capabilities. OpenStack has certain capabilities, like Self-service life cycle management, for example, the run, reboot, suspend, resize and terminate instances. We don’t need manual introduction to perform all these tasks. It will automatically do it using the different OpenStack services.

Now, why would you want to do that? Can’t you just subscribe with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Salesforce, Google or some other cloud services provider? You certainly can. However, if you are not comfortable entrusting sensitive data to a third party and you have tons of it, then an on-premise or private cloud infrastructure would be the better choice. By building your own cloud in your own data center, you will have more control of your data. OpenStack enables you to do just that.

Let me take you through the basics which we will be covering in the course-

  • Firstly, you will be introduced to OpenStack Series-I and few of its components or services as we call it here.
  • Next, you will deep-dive into each of the components. You will learn their basic architecture.
  • You will learn how to install and configure these components with informative demonstrations. They will be explained in simple, easy language.
  • Assessment quizzes at the end of each module will help you test your knowledge of the module.

Prerequisites for the course.

Before you start the course, you need to have a good understanding of the following –

  • Basic understanding of what virtualization is and how it helps a cloud owner ,to start with
  • Basic knowledge of programming languages, such as Python, YAML, Bash etc.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio Code.
  • Basic networking experience and full understanding of the OSI model.
Stone River eLearning
$59

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