Learn the Essentials of Cloud Computing

KUB 010 The ESSENTIALS of Cloud Computing

A knowledge base introduction to microservices and containers | taught by Robert Starmer

Course description

Give us a half-hour, and we'll show you how Docker, Kubernetes and microservices work together to create cloud-ready applications. At the end of this session, you'll have a firm grasp of the fundamental underpinnings of modern cloud computing architecture. 

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  • Application Developers
  • Infrastructure Operators
  • Project Managers
  • Pre-Sales / Sale Engineers
  • Development Managers
Robert Starmer
Robert Starmer
Kumulus Technologies, Founder and CTO

With 20 years of experience in automating IT data systems, and a focus on automating not only application deployments, but the underlying infrastructure as well, Robert brings a wealth of knowledge to the full application enablement stack--from underlying infrastructure automation and compliance to application deployment automation. Robert's technology background stems from efforts in fields including high performance computing, high frequency trading environments, scale-out workload management, ops automation, and continuous integration and deployment services. Robert also holds patents in network, datacenter, and application performance and scale enhancements. His current credentials include "Certified Open Stack Administrator" and "Google Cloud Architect." Robert is a founding partner at Kumulus Technologies, a San Francisco Bay Area infrastructure-focused Dev/Ops and Cloud Systems consultancy, where he writes, presents, develops, and educates industry on cloud and dev/ops topics.

Course Curriculum

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Module 1 - Linux Containers - Docker
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Module 2 - Container Operating Environment (COE) - Kubernetes
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Microservices - Cloud-native Application Architecture
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