Provision and manage cloud services

Beginner
Administrator
Student
Azure

Learn about the different types of resources available on the cloud and the technology behind how they work.

In this module you will:

  • Describe the different types of services available from cloud providers and list some examples of the kinds of services they provide
  • Recall the various features provided by cloud middleware
  • Describe the resource provisioning process from the context of a cloud service provider
  • Discuss approaches to organizing cloud resources and the benefits of doing so
  • Recall the issues related to resource metering for cloud service providers

This content is provided in partnership with Dr. Majd Sakr and Carnegie Mellon University.

Prerequisites

  • Understand what cloud computing is, including cloud service models, and common cloud providers
  • Know the enabling technologies for cloud computing
  • Recognize cloud service models such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS and differentiate between them
  • Understand the economic benefits of the cloud for cloud users and cloud service providers
  • Know the terms SLA and SLO