Solutions Review has compiled the best cloud administration courses on LinkedIn Learning for cloud engineers and administrators of all skill levels.
Are you an IT engineer who wants to hone your cloud administration skills? Looking to get certifications in cloud administration, but don’t know where to start to prepare for it? Online courses are a great way to gain knowledge in any area of ââtechnology, and cloud security is no exception. However, with so many courses available on so many platforms, it can be difficult to determine which ones are right for you. To help alleviate the search for a solid online cloud administration education, we’ve highlighted eight courses on LinkedIn Learning that are a must-have for any newbie, novice, or skilled cloud engineer or administrator. Click on GO TO TRAINING to find out more and register.
REMARK: We’ve included cloud administration courses on LinkedIn Learning with over 10 student reviews and rated 4 stars or above. The courses are listed in alphabetical order.
âAmazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most widely used cloud platforms and the first choice for many organizations looking to scale and reduce costs by adopting a cloud infrastructure strategy. This course explores AWS from an architect’s perspective, focusing on the basics you need to build scalable and reliable cloud application architectures. Instructor Jeff Winesett covers everything from high-level principles and best practices to hands-on implementation, optimization and security. It takes three different approaches (manual, automated, and serverless) so you can see how AWS fits into a variety of workflows and architectures. Each lesson is accompanied by practical examples, grounding services like Elastic Load Balancing, RDS, DynamoDB, and CloudFront in a real context.
âAmazon Web Services (AWS) offers several powerful features and services that support process automation and continuous delivery. Learn how to take advantage of several core services, including CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, and CodePipeline. Learn how to use the AWS CLI to write and run scripts for automations. Learn about the best practices you can follow and the third-party tools you can use to successfully set up automated processes and implement continuous delivery, and learn how to effectively manage application updates. This course can also be used as an exam preparation resource, as it covers topics in the first area of ââthe AWS Certified DevOps Engineer exam: Continuous Delivery and Process Automation. “
âCutting edge technology is changing the way we design for the cloud. New architectural designs and concepts are emerging as a result of breakthroughs such as microservices, containers, and serverless computing. Want to know how these advanced and emerging concepts can affect your cloud architecture? This platform and cloud neutral course provides an overview for IT professionals who want to understand the impact of new technologies on their business. See how independently deployable modular services (microservices) affect the fabric of cloud-based architectures; how serverless and composite architectures allow engineers to focus on functionality, not infrastructure; and how new high-performance solutions allow you to ârentâ storage and computing power. Instructor David Linthicum also discusses DevOps integration and advanced architecture strategies, such as isolation of change and volatility in a single domain.
âThis course is for IT professionals who have a basic understanding of the cloud and are ready to move on to building a cloud architecture. David Linthicum begins with the business case and requirements models, then discusses the mapping of requirements to individual architecture concepts. Many aspects must be taken into account: storage, processing, governance, etc. David also covers advanced topics such as serverless architectures and containers. Watch and learn to understand today’s requirements and plan your cloud-based architecture to adapt to your business needs for success tomorrow.
“Is Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Right For Your Business?” Discover the offerings of this leading cloud service provider. This course is designed for IT professionals (architects, network administrators, and technology stakeholders) who assess GCP for their organizations as well as those tasked with building and running applications in the Google cloud. Find out how to set up an account and use the Console, APIs, Cloud Shell, and other GCP tools. Then explore the core services – serverless computing, data storage, and machine learning – as well as developer tools provided by Google to build your own custom solutions. Along the way, instructor Lynn Langit demonstrates how to use GCP to manage virtual machines, Docker containers, Kubernetes clusters, functions, relational data stores, NoSQL data, and more. She also shares practical tips for saving money and planning deployments, and reviews examples of common architectural models.
âUnderstanding the ins and outs of networking (how it works, how it interacts with your existing corporate network, and how to work with different networking services) is crucial in the world of cloud computing. In this course, explore the fundamentals of cloud networking and learn about the networking services available for the three major cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, and Google. Cloud computing expert David Linthicum kicks off the course by covering the basics of networking, including internal and external networks, moving from networking to the cloud, and troubleshooting a network. It then delves into a deeper exploration of networking within AWS, Azure, and Google, and gives you a demo of some of the best networking services. Finally, David provides tips for selecting a networking solution and planning and testing a network.
âG Suite is a popular cloud-based productivity platform for document management and corporate messaging. To have a great Google experience, admins need to be able to choose and deploy the right services. . This course helps you get started with G Suite in your organization. Julio Appling provides an overview of G Suite plans and how to choose the right one. It shows administrators how to create an account and migrate email, calendar and contact data to G Suite. It walks through the Admin home page, where you create a company profile, choose services, add users, manage user privileges, and create groups. Since G Suite also works well on mobile , Julio shows how to configure Android, iOS and Google Chrome devices, it also covers activity reports, audit reports and advanced security options.
âAzure administration professionals need to know how to properly secure services to protect data flowing between client computers and the cloud. This course studies security concepts related to deployment and Azure services such as Office 365 and Azure Active Directory. Find out how to work with security portals, secure virtual machines, implement more robust multi-factor authentication, and protect your services and data, including email, documents, and user data. Plus, learn about best practices for successfully securing your Azure deployment.
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