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Introduction to Cloud Computing

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If your organization needs to learn about the fundamentals of cloud computing, look no further than this online professional development course. The self-paced course is comprised of simple lessons and assessments that can be reviewed on any Internet-connected device.
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7 chapters in Introduction to Cloud Computing

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Ch 1. Cloud Computing Overview {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[579837].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Cloud Computing? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5546].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5546].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Cloud Computing Model: Characteristics & Descriptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Cloud Service Models: IaaS, PaaS & SaaS Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Levels of Control in Cloud Service Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579843].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579843].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Deployment Models of Cloud Computing: Types & Descriptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Establishing Cloud Standards: Service Providers, Processes & Structures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579847].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579847].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - How Cloud Computing Impacts Business Return on Investment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Real-World Implementations of Cloud Computing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Virtualization Technology: Types, Modes & Terms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Software Defined Network: Definition & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) in Cloud Computing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Install Linux on a VirtualBox
Lesson 5 - How to Enable Remote Access to a Virtual Machine in VirtualBox Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How to Network Virtual Machines in VirtualBox Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Cloud Reference Model: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579867].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579867].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Cloud Services: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[507705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[507705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What is Cloud Storage? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Cloud Database Services: Features & Providers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Cloud Runtime & Framework Services: Features & Providers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579871].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579871].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Cloud Content Delivery Network Services: Features & Providers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579873].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579873].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Cloud Analytics Services: Features & Providers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579875].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579875].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Cloud-Based High Performance Computing (HPC) Applications: Purpose & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Open Source Tools & Cloud Operations {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[579879].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Cloud Management: Purpose & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Using CloudStack for Building & Managing Clouds Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579883].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579883].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Using OpenStack for Building & Managing Clouds Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Create a Private Cloud with OpenStack Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Cloud Application Development {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[579889].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Considerations for Cloud Application Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Cloud Application Reference Architecture: Types & Descriptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579893].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579893].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Cloud Application Deployment Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Migrating Applications to the Cloud: Considerations & Requirements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579897].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579897].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - How to Deploy a Simple Cloud Application Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579899].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579899].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. Business Process & Cloud Computing {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[579911].percentComplete}}% complete

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