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Cloud Technology Professional

Cloud Technology Professional
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Overview

Cloud computing has passed the hype stage and is now mainstream. This course provides the overview that explains why the cloud is important, how to approach it and introduces the fundamental technology that is necessary for a cloud environment. You’ll learn the business needs and the technology enablers that lead to the creation of the cloud, understand the cloud delivery models as well as common risks and vulnerabilities of cloud based solutions.


Intended for

IT Professionals, Technical Architects, Enterprise Architects, Solution Architects, Infrastructure Architects, anyone that wants to understand more about the cloud.


 

Learning Outcomes

A comprehensive understanding of cloud concepts and design patterns including:

  • Fundamental Cloud Computing Terminology and Concepts
  • Basics of Virtualization
  • Specific Characteristics that Define a Cloud
  • Understanding Elasticity, Resiliency, On-Demand and Measured Usage
  • Benefits, Challenges and Risks of Contemporary Cloud
  • Computing Platforms and Cloud Services
  • Cloud Resource Administrator and Cloud Service Owner Roles
  • Cloud Service and Cloud Service Consumer Roles
  • SaaS, IaaS and PaaS Cloud Delivery Models
  • Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud and Community Cloud Deployment Models
  • Business Cost Metrics and Formulas for Comparing and
  • Calculating Cloud and On-Premise Solution Costs Formulas for Calculating and Rating SLA Quality of Service Characteristics
  • Cloud Computing Mechanisms that Establish Architectural Building Blocks
  • Virtual Servers, Containers, Ready-Made Environments, Failover Systems and Pay-Per-Use Monitors
  • Automated Scaling Listeners, Multi-Device Brokers and Resource Replication
  • An Introduction to Containerization, Container Hosting and Logical Pod Containers
  • A Comparison of Containerization and Virtualization
  • Cloud Balancing and Cloud Bursting Architectures
  • Common Risks, Threats and Vulnerabilities of Cloud-based Services and Cloud-hosted Solutions
  • Cloud Security Mechanisms used to Counter Threats and Attacks
  • Cloud Storage Benefits and Challenges, Cloud Storage Services, Technologies and Approaches
  • Cloud Service Testing Considerations and Testing Types

And more…


 

In the Details tab you can find more information about this workshop:

  • Topics Covered - High-level description of topics covered during the course
  • Workshop Materials - A list of the materials and textbooks that are included in the registration fee.
  • Agenda - The full course outlines are provided.
  • Schedule
  • Registration information regarding the cancellation policy.
  • Location Details regarding the planned location of the workshop.
  • Exams and Certification - An explanation of how to take exams and get certified upon completion of the workshop.

 

Note: All quoted pricing is excluding GST. For customers in Australia GST will be added during the check-out process.

Topics Covered 
The following topics are covered during the course 

Day 1 / Module 1 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Monday)
Fundamental Cloud Computing
Concepts, terminology, technologies, benefits, challenges, SLAs and business cost metrics associated with cloud computing are covered, along with SaaS, IaaS, PaaS delivery models, common cloud deployment models, and cloud characteristics.

  • Fundamental Cloud Computing Terminology and Concepts
  • Basics of Virtualization
  • Specific Characteristics that Define a Cloud
  • Understanding Elasticity, Resiliency, On-Demand and Measured Usage
  • Benefits, Challenges, and Risks of Contemporary Cloud Computing Platforms and Cloud Services
  • Cloud Resource Administrator and Cloud Service Owner Roles
  • Cloud Service and Cloud Service Consumer Roles
  • Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud Delivery Models
  • Combining Cloud Delivery Models
  • Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud and Community Cloud Deployment Models
  • Business Cost Metrics and Formulas for Comparing and Calculating Cloud and On-Premise Solution Costs
  • Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for Cloud-based IT Resources
  • Formulas for Calculating and Rating SLA Quality of Service Characteristics

 

Day 2 / Module 2 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Tuesday)
Cloud Technology Concepts
This course covers a range of topics related to cloud computing mechanisms, cloud security threats and controls, and essential cloud technologies. Also addressed are testing, cloud storage, industry standards, and emerging technologies and trends.

  • Cloud Computing Mechanisms that Establish Architectural Building Blocks
  • Virtual Servers, Ready-Made Environments, Failover Systems, and Pay-for-Use Monitors
  • Cloud Balancing and Cloud Bursting Architectures
  • Common Risks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities of Cloud-based Services and Cloud-hosted Solutions
  • Cloud Security Mechanisms Used to Counter Threats and Attacks
  • Understanding Cloud-Based Security Groups and Hardened Virtual Server Images
  • Cloud Service Implementation Mediums (including Web Services and REST Services)
  • Cloud Storage Benefits and Challenges
  • Cloud Storage Services, Technologies, and Approaches
  • Non-Relational (NoSQL) Storage Compared to Relational Storage
  • Cloud Service Testing Considerations and Testing Types

 

Day 3 / Module 3 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Wednesday)
Cloud Technology Lab

This course module presents participants with a series of exercises and problems designed to test their ability to apply their knowledge of topics covered previously in course modules 1 and 2. Completing this lab will help highlight areas that require further attention, and will further prove hands-on proficiency in cloud computing concepts, technologies, and practices as they are applied and combined to solve real-world problems.

As a hands-on lab, this course provides a set of that require detailed exercises. Both individual and group exercises are provided that require participants to solve a number of inter-related problems, with the ultimate goal of assessing, measuring and planning for the deployment of cloud-based IT resources, and establishing cloud computing technology architectures based on Software-as-a Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) delivery models.

The trainer works closely with participants to ensure that all exercises are carried out completely and accurately. Attendees can voluntarily have exercises reviewed as part of the class completion.

Workshop Materials
The following materials will be provided to attendees of the entire workshop

Schedule

  • Training starts at 9:00AM and we aim to finish around 4:30PM each day.
  • Breaks are scheduled at 10:30AM, 12:00 noon and 2:30PM but the exact times will be determined by the trainer.
  • The course is fully catered for; Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea are provided.

 

Registration 

  • Please select your preferred location from the options and select whether you'd like Exam Vouchers, then follow the registration process.
  • Alternatively, you can e-mail info@silverplatypus.com and request a quote or an invoice
  • We do offer private workshops for companies that want to hold workshops specifically for their employees, please contact us directly for a discussion or quote.
  • Accepted payment methods include Invoice, Wire Transfer, Credit Card (Amex, Visa, Mastercard) and Paypal.

 

Cancellation

Please see our cancellation policy.


 

Location
Please select the relevant city from the choices presented. The exact address of the workshop will be provided closer to the workshop date.


 

Exams & Certification

  • You are not required to complete exams to attend this workshop. Exams only need to be completed by those interested in attaining certification credit.
  • All workshop attendees are issued an official "Certificate of Completion" for this workshop.
  • Those that pass the exams required for the Certified Cloud Architect designation will receive official certificate for this designation and will have access to the benefits associated with this certification.
  • The workshop instructor will stay after each course day to provide any necessary exam preparation and tutoring assistance.
  • The exams required for certification can be taken at any Pearson VUE testing center in the world or online via Pearson VUE Online Proctoring. See the Exams page for more information.
  • Several of the course modules provided by this workshop also apply toward additional certifications, as explained at Cloud School Certification Matrix.

 

Note: All quoted pricing is excluding GST. For customers with a billing address in Australia GST will be added during the check-out process.

Ryan Chun

Trainer Photo - Ryan Chun

Ryan Chun is a Senior Certified Trainer for Arcitura Education, accredited to teach a range of SOACP, CCP and DevOps certification workshops. He has over 20 years of experience designing enterprise solutions for public and private sector clients and has delivered technical training to students all over the world.

As a consultant, Ryan assists organizations with applying service-orientation to develop software that is extensible, easier to manage, and resilient to change. Typically serving as a solution architect, he develops roadmaps for moving IT organizations from traditional application architectures to lightweight service and microservice architectures that leverage advancements in containerization and cloud computing. These service applications are typically used to automate the aggregation and management of health, logistics, and financial data collected from line-of-business systems.

As organizations continue to explore cloud computing as an option for outsourcing and consolidating IT services, Ryan has assisted various clients with evaluating the growing array of cloud offerings, working with them to develop strategies for moving key infrastructure and applications into commercial and government cloud environments.

Ryan has assisted clients in the defence and financial services industry with evaluating public and private cloud offerings for hosting e-mail, productivity software, and collaboration services. He was a technical manager for Hawaii's largest health insurance provider and has served as the Director of Solutions Development for a Microsoft Gold Partner.

Ryan is proficient with C#, XML/XSLT, SOAP, REST, JavaScript, ASP.NET, and SQL, as well as cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. He has a Master’s degree from the University of Hawaii and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington. Ryan also holds the following professional certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (Azure), Project Management Professional (PMP), and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).

Ryan has been delivering courses for Silver Platypus since 2016.



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