Ch 3: Cloud Computing Services

About This Chapter

In this chapter, your employees will be introduced to a variety of cloud computing services. Have them review the chapter's bite-sized lessons at any time to build upon their basic cloud computing knowledge.

Cloud Computing Services - Chapter Summary

If your employees need to learn about the different types of cloud computing services that are available, have them work through this useful online corporate training chapter. Broken into simple and easy-to-understand lessons, this chapter offers a thorough overview of the following types of cloud services:

  • Storage
  • Database
  • Runtime and framework
  • Content delivery network
  • Analytics

The chapter can be completed by employees at any time that's convenient, and it's accessible on any computer or mobile device. You can assign the chapter's lesson quizzes to help your employees to further their understanding of these cloud computing services.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness: The lessons help your employees become aware of a wide range of cloud services, features and providers.
  • Explains practical applications: The chapter shows employees the business applications of cloud storage and analytics.
  • Helps select cloud computing services: Employees who complete the chapter will be able to take away the chapter's concepts to select the most appropriate cloud computing service providers for your organization.

Skills Covered

By the end of the chapter, your employees should be able to:

  • Define the cloud reference model
  • Compare types of cloud services
  • Explain the concept of cloud storage
  • Assess features and providers of cloud database, runtime, content delivery network and analytics services
  • Recognize the purpose of cloud-based high performance computing applications

8 Lessons in Chapter 3: Cloud Computing Services
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Cloud Reference Model: Definition & Overview

1. The Cloud Reference Model: Definition & Overview

The cloud reference model is a conceptual model that characterizes and standardizes the functions of a cloud computing environment. It provides a fundamental reference point for the development of cloud computing. In this lesson, you will learn about the principal actors, activities, and functions defined by the cloud reference model.

Cloud Services: Types & Examples

2. Cloud Services: Types & Examples

Cloud services are changing the way we do business and playing a vital role in the way companies operate. This lesson will discuss the three primary cloud service types, some examples, and why they are helpful in the world of business today.

What is Cloud Storage? - Definition & Concept

3. What is Cloud Storage? - Definition & Concept

Cloud Storage is networked storage, or disk space, available over a specific network - the Internet. In this lesson, learn what Cloud storage allows you to do as well as how it is installed.

Cloud Database Services: Features & Providers

4. Cloud Database Services: Features & Providers

In this lesson, we will learn about the cloud database service, how it works, and its various features. We will also familiarize you with some of the popular cloud database services.

Cloud Runtime & Framework Services: Features & Providers

5. Cloud Runtime & Framework Services: Features & Providers

What is the Runtime & Frameworks Service in the context of Cloud? What features does it have and what are the main providers of such services? This is what we will be exploring in this lesson.

Cloud Content Delivery Network Services: Features & Providers

6. Cloud Content Delivery Network Services: Features & Providers

This lesson aims to familiarize you with the Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN) Service. It covers the service features and introduces some providers offering popular CDN services.

Cloud Analytics Services: Features & Providers

7. Cloud Analytics Services: Features & Providers

Cloud analytic services are cloud-based systems consumers can use to analyze big data and generate business insights. In this lesson, you'll learn more about this cloud service and see popular examples of providers.

Cloud-Based High Performance Computing (HPC) Applications: Purpose & Examples

8. Cloud-Based High Performance Computing (HPC) Applications: Purpose & Examples

What is Cloud-Based High Performance Computing (HPC)? We'll find out all about that in this lesson. Some of the complicated domains where Cloud-Based HPC is used will be analyzed and services provided by major Cloud vendors will be mentioned.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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