Cloud computing impacts all careers, and an awareness of the opportunities associated with this emerging field is critical. From backup and storage to PAAS, SAAS, microservices, and web services, get the essential knowledge and skills you need for a career in cloud development.
Discover the differences between AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
Learn the features common to all cloud services.
Explore the different career options related to cloud development.
Cloud Computing Careers and Certifications: First Steps with Lynn Langit
Interested in transitioning to a career in cloud computing? Explore potential career paths and the certifications that can help you accelerate your professional transformation.
1h 30m • COURSE
Learning Cloud Computing: Core Concepts with David Linthicum
Migrating to the cloud? Get a general overview of cloud computing, including cloud security, operations, and services such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Office 365.
1h 44m • COURSE
Learning Cloud Computing: Public Cloud Platforms with David Linthicum
Explore the services offered by leading public cloud platforms: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Alibaba Cloud.
1h 12m • COURSE
Choosing a Cloud Platform for Developers: AWS, Azure, and GCP with Xian Ke
Migrating your applications to the cloud? Review the top three cloud providers: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
1h 7m • COURSE
Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Developers with Bear Cahill
Learn what AWS has to offer developers. Review AWS pricing and solutions for security, storage, messaging, deployment, monitoring, and more.
1h 31m • COURSE
Azure: Understanding the Big Picture with Walt Ritscher
Take a look at the big picture of Azure. Explore Azure services, including storage, hosting, and machine learning, to assess which best fit your organization's cloud strategy.
2h 59m • COURSE
You'll learn cloud development with these experts
Lynn Langit is a cloud architect who works with Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.
Lynn specializes in big data projects. She has worked with AWS Athena, Aurora, Redshift, Kinesis, and the IoT. She has also done production work with Databricks for Apache Spark and Google Cloud Dataproc, Bigtable, BigQuery, and Cloud Spanner.
Lynn is also the cofounder of Teaching Kids Programming. She has spoken on data and cloud technologies in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
David Linthicum is the chief cloud strategy officer at Deloitte Consulting.
David was just named the #1 cloud influencer via a recent major report by Apollo Research. David is a cloud computing thought leader, executive, consultant, author, and speaker. He has been a CTO five times for both public and private companies, and a CEO three times in the last 25 years. Few individuals are true giants of cloud computing, but David's achievements, reputation, and stellar leadership has earned him a lofty position within the industry. It's not just that he is a top thought leader in the cloud computing universe, but he is often the visionary that the wider media invites to offer its readers, listeners, and viewers a peek inside the technology that is reshaping businesses every day. With more than 13 books on computing, more than 5,000 published articles, more than 500 conference presentations, and numerous appearances on radio and TV programs, David has spent the last 20 years leading, showing, and teaching businesses how to use resources more productively and innovate constantly. He has expanded the vision of both startups and established corporations as to what is possible and achievable.
David is a Gigaom research analyst and writes prolifically for InfoWorld as a cloud computing blogger. David is also a contributor to IEEE Cloud Computing, as well as SearchCloudComputing and SearchAWS from Tech Target. He is quoted in major business publications, including Forbes, Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, and the LA Times. David has appeared on NPR several times as a computing industry commentator, and does a weekly podcast on cloud computing.
Bear Cahill is a freelance mobile application developer who has worked on over 100 iOS and Android apps.
In 2008, Bear founded Brainwash Inc., a mobile app development company in Dallas, Texas. Brainwash has developed apps using a variety of technologies, including Core Data, MapKit, StoreKit, Core Location, and other frameworks for email, address book access, audio recording and playback, iPod access, SMS functionality, and more. The company also provides server-side development (Linux-based Ruby on Rails and MySQL). Clients include Escort/Cobra Radar, ATV Escape, Mobiata, AppCubby, AppNoose, Trey Weir Media, IRCO, Ramquest, Semaphore Mobile, and more.
Bear is also a published author and experienced iOS instructor. Manning Publications Co. published his book iOS in Practice in 2012. He has taught courses for Accelerate and LinkedIn Learning, and has spoken about iOS development at conferences and to outlets such as the Dallas Morning News and CBS MoneyWatch.
Walt Ritscher is a programmer, UI designer, and staff author at LinkedIn Learning.
Walt's enthusiasm for crafting software interfaces started early. Shortly after discovering how to move pixels around on a computer screen, he began devouring books on computer graphics and UI design. Before long, he was sharing his discoveries with other technology buffs, a lifelong pursuit that has led to teaching engagements at universities, private training companies, and the international conference circuit. As a consultant, Walt has worked with a wide variety of clients, including Microsoft, HP, and Intel. He is now a staff author at LinkedIn Learning, where his content team produces hundreds of technical training courses for software developers each year.