Demystifying the Cloud

Learn the fundamentals of cloud computing, its benefits and how to begin your digital transformation and journey toward the cloud.

Cloud computing is an IT services offer (servers, storage, databases, network, software) via the Internet with the aim of offering faster innovation, flexible resources and cost savings at scale. You only pay for the use of the services, thus reducing your operating costs.

Duration

1 day

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Target Audience

This non-technical workshop is intended for IT teams managers (infrastructure and / or development) wishing to discover the possibilities and how to undertake the journey towards cloud computing.

Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of cloud computing
  • Understand typical use cases
  • Governance planning and cost control
  • Plan the journey towards cloud computing

Content

  • Principles of cloud computing
    • Agility, flexibility, velocity
    • Response to charge
    • Fixed assets vs. operating expenses
  • Types of services
    • Infrastructure as a Service
    • Containers as a Service
    • Platform as a Service
    • Function as a Service
    • Software as a Service
  • Three major providers
    • Amazon Web Service (AWS)
    • Google Cloud Platform
    • Microsoft Azure
  • Types of cloud computing
    • Public
    • Private
    • Hybrid
  • Destroying the great myths
  • Standards and certifications on the cloud
  • Governance
    • Cost and resources management
    • Maintaining control
  • Implementing best practices
    • DevOps
    • Continuous deployment
    • Automation
  • Implementing new techniques
    • Microservices
    • Serverless
    • Containers
  • The path toward cloud computing
    • Preparation
    • “Legacy” type application migration
    • Modernizing applications
    • Consider the risks
    • Planning your teams’ training

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