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The section contains materials intended for general audience. Here you can find answers to most common questions concerning EPAM Cloud Orchestration Framework as well as guides and tutorials, case studies, based on actually implemented projects and other other resources helping you to get to know EPAM Cloud better.

  • Quick Start

    If you are new to EPAM Cloud, this page will be of great assistance for you. Here, you can find a brief and practical introduction to the EPAM Cloud Orchestration Service, as well as the tips on how to start using it within the shortest time.

  • Cloud For Kids

    EPAM Cloud is a modern and high-tech service based on the most recent solutions and findings in Cloud technologies. However, it takes not much time and effort to get into the basics of EPAM Cloud and to start using it. To make it simple and encouraging, we present a set of cartoons, telling about the Cloud in simple English.

  • Self-Education and Trainings

    EPAM Cloud is a self-service that includes a wide range of abilities and tools. Our team has developed a set of documents, trainings, use cases and white papers in order to help you to get acquainted with the service and provide you with all the necessary information.

    • Cloud Computing Bootcamp

      Here you can find self-paced trainings aimed at giving you the basic knowledge and skills for getting started in EPAM Cloud. You can choose a more basic Adaptation course or a more extensive EPAM University course.

    • Cloud Computing Basics

      This section contains a set of trainings materials on general Cloud Computing concepts for novices and those who want to consolidate their vision of CC, DevOps and CD domains.

    • Amazon Web Services Training

      In order to assist EPAM projects working with AWS to organize their AWS-based infrastructure in the most optimal and effective way, EPAM Cloud introduces a four-module dedicated AWS Best Practices training.

      The training consists of four complete modules, each subsequent module being an extension to the previous one. The topics include all matters of AWS infrastructure management, from basic requirements and useful tools to security, cost and performance optimization.

      The course will be available as online instructor-lead training (visit the Learn Portal for schedule and enrolment instructions) as well as a self-paced course at EPAM University. You can also find all course materials in this section.

    • Azure Trainings

      In this course we will introduce you to Windows Azure. The course is divided into three parts, each representing a new level of Windows Azure expertise.

    • Google Cloud Trainings

      On this page, you can find the self-education materials intended to introduce you to the basics of Google Cloud.

      Browse the Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform materials for tutorials, quick start documentation, short how-to videos and sample projects illustrating how the most popular Google products and resources can be used.

      Or, try Google Cloud Platform and the related services for free to get first-hand experience of using the various cloud computing options offered by Google Cloud.

      Please also pay special attention to the Google Cloud Program on Cousera.

      The program consists of five courses - from the basics to technical details and best practices:

      - Google Cloud Fundamentals. Core Infrastructure.

      - Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals.

      - Configuration Management on Google Cloud Platform.

      - Computing, Storage, and Security.

      - Google Cloud Program

      You can pass some of the courses for free (in audit mode). The others are paid-only (and you get a certificate). This section is under development now, so watch for updates, new documents and training announcements!

    • DevOps Trainings

      This section contains a set of trainings aimed to provide DevOps engineers with new skills and expertise, starting from the basic info up to the advanced level of Opscode Chef usage.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Here, you can find the most common questions asked by EPAM Cloud users. For your convenience, the questions are grouped by topic and include not only answers, but also useful references.

    • Security

      The topic contains the answers for the most typical questions, related to the security in Cloud.

    • Services

      The topic contains the answers to the most frequent questions related to EPAM Cloud services.

    • General Questions

      The topic contains the answers for the most typical "What Is?" questions related to EPAM Cloud.

    • CLI

      The topic covers the questions related to CLI setup and commands usage.

    • Billing & Quotas

      The section covers the frequent billing, reporting and quotas-related questions.

    • Infrastructure

      The topic covers the questions on Cloud infrastructure creation and manipulation.

    • Configuration

      Here, the answers for settings and configuration related questions are given.

    • Autoconfiguration

      Here, the answers for autoconfiguraton-related questions are given.

    • Hybrid Cloud

      The topic contains the answers to the most frequently asked questions related to AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

    • Network & Connection

      The topic covers the questions related to connecting to VMs and manipulating network settings.

    • Management

      Here you can find the answers on Cloud Project management questions (permissions, roles, personal projects).

    • Issues

      The topic contains the answers to the questions related to most frequent issues and problems.

  • Documentation

    This page represents a single documentation storage for EPAM Cloud. All the papers we publish on our website are automatically gathered at this location.

  • Glossary

  • Whitepapers

    EPAM Cloud white papers are designed to help you develop understanding of a particular problem, aid in making a technology choice, or present a management perspective.

    • Cloud Orchestration: Comfortable Migration to the Cloud

      Moving your project to the Cloud can be a challenging task. This paper deals with this problem by establishing a workflow for comfortable migration to the Cloud and provides the details on the found solutions and implemented techniques.

    • EPAM - Making Application Ready for the Cloud

      This document illustrates the solution EPAM worked out for such a subtle problem as making an application ready for the Cloud. Through the example of a standard J2SE application, we will show you the whole process from definition of bottlenecks through their elimination and up to assessment of the results.

  • Case Studies

    This section contains case studies based on actual projects implemented within EPAM Cloud Competency Center.

    • EPAM Cloud Solution

      EPAM Cloud Competency Center delivers EPAM Cloud as a new internal development infrastructure aimed to simplify the existing one, provide faster performance, transparency and manageability, all bases on self-service principles.

    • Hybrid Cloud for Developers

      The IT department was tasked with building a hybrid cloud to deliver internal IT infrastructure resources (servers, storage systems, data networks, etc), and also to introduce scale-out capability to external public clouds, such as Amazon.

    • EPAM Cloud Problem Resolution Consulting

      The request was to review an infrastructure and to suggest possible solutions for issues experienced by the customer at that time. The challenge faced by this project has been amplified as the technical person responsible for all hardware and cloud part configuration had left the company and there was no one able to perform any changes to the infrastructure. The customer's technical staff did not include cloud experts.

    • Media Service Migration

      Our project has been created to deliver the content to customers (a large broadcasting company) via API. The idea is to give the latest information about soccer, football, basketball, hockey and many other sports. Every event in a game (goal, foul, pitch, kick etc.) is supposed to generate a system event that needs to be delivered to every user of a mobile application or a web site.