Introduction to Cloud Computing

Video description

This course is designed to clear up the many misunderstandings about cloud computing and to give you a crystal clear and easy-to-understand explanation of exactly what it is, how it works, the different options available, the advantages provided, and how much it’s going to cost.

We will have practical examples that you can follow along yourself, so you’ll understand exactly how cloud computing works in the real world.

We will start off with a review in Module 1 of the traditional deployment models of On Premises and Colo so you can understand how cloud changes things, then explain how server virtualization revolutionized data center design and paved the way for the cloud.

You will also understand cloud computing by listing the essential characteristics of cloud services. You’ll learn about the cloud service models of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. The cloud deployment models of public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and community cloud are also covered.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn about the need of cloud
  • Learn the cloud models and evolution of cloud and understand Azure AD Federation
  • Understand SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Learn what cloud computing mean
  • Learn the various locations where the datacenters are placed
  • Learn how to manage Azure with PowerShell


This course is ideal for individuals interested in learning about cloud computing and new entry in cloud space. Individuals with zero prior knowledge of cloud computing can also take up this course.

About The Author

Anand Rao Nednur: Anand Rao Nednur is a senior technical instructor and cloud consultant. He has worked with large enterprises for about 15 years and has a wide range of technologies in his portfolio. Anand is adept at not just cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, and GCP) but is also well-versed with IAM, security, and automation with PowerShell and Python.

In addition, he has been developing and updating the content for various courses. He has been assisting many engineers in lab examinations and securing certifications.

Anand is also a certified seasoned professional holding several certifications and has delivered instructor-led training in several states in India as well as several countries such as the USA, Bahrain, Kenya, and UAE. He has worked as a Microsoft-certified trainer globally for major corporate clients.

Product information

  • Title: Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Author(s): Anand Rao Nednur
  • Release date: July 2021
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781803232447