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How Does the Cloud Work?

Though the true beginning of cloud computing dates back decades, the technology didn’t become a hot topic until about a …

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Though the true beginning of cloud computing dates back decades, the technology didn’t become a hot topic until about a decade ago. And though it was a hot topic, it wasn’t always discussed with positivity. There were constant arguments about what “cloud computing” truly meant (some of these arguments persist today) and a population who believed it was just another buzzword or fad. Some thought it was interchangeable with Software as a Service, and many were rightfully fearful of cloud data security, which wasn’t nearly as developed as it is today.

But despite the opposition, big companies were making the move. Suddenly, it seemed like everyone was in the cloud: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix and many more. Those who rooted for the cloud argued that people might fight the technology now, but in a few years they’d wonder why they waited so long. Cloud computing allowed for greater innovation, bringing us platforms we take for granted today, like Instagram and Dropbox.

During this session, you’ll learn about how the cloud works, the main types of cloud computing and

Course Curriculum

Scalability 00:06:00
Infrastructure as a Service 00:10:00
Virtual Desktops 00:07:00
How Does the Cloud Work: Final Quiz 01:00:00

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