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.
EPAM Cloud Adaptation
EPAM Cloud is the enterprise-critical service, which is used by many projects to ensure the necessary infrastructure capacities. That's why it is important to have a tool that would give quick and comprehensive overview of EPAM Cloud service capabilities. Such tool is an EPAM-Cloud dedicated module on epam Adaptation portal.
Introduction to EPAM Cloud - MOOC
This is a fundamental self-education course, delivered via EPAM University portal. The course is targeted at people who want to get acquainted with the most common EPAM Cloud tools and approaches, and get the basic expertise needed for effective usage of the basic virtual resources provisioning service and related services, such as auto configuration, storage management, and platform services.
- EPAM Cloud Adaptation
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.
01. Cloud Computing. Five Essential Characteristics
When talking about clouds, engineers mean different things. The presentation tells about five essential characteristics of a cloud according to NIST.
02. Cloud Computing. IaaS/PaaS/SaaS layers
The presentation tells about three layers (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS) of a cloud according to NIST.
03. Cloud Computing Service Providers
This presentation provides you with a short overview of cloud computing providers and informs on their main features and management tools.
04. DevOps/SelfService approach
Current business situation makes us use DevOps methods. This presentation will help attendees to understand why we should use DevOps methods and what should be changed in order to Self-service model.
05. Continuous Delivery / Continuous Integration
A presentation about continuous delivery and continuous integration practices. How cloud is useful and applied to these practices.
08. Auto-configuration in Cloud
A training on auto-configuration general concepts, popular auto-configuration frameworks, scenarios and approaches.
09. Private/Public/Hybrid cloud
Differences, key characteristics, pros and cons of private / public / hybrid clouds.
10. Virtual Hosting vs. Cloud Computing
This presentation tells about key differences between Virtual Hosting and Cloud Computing. It's important to understand that differences in order to deliver cloud decisions of high quality.
11. Architecture of Infrastructure in Cloud
When building infrastructure in cloud, an engineer should keep in mind the specifics and features of cloud services.
12. Migration to cloud: avoiding issues
Migration of an existing application or any infrastructure to cloud is claimed to be easy and necessary for almost everyone. Is this really true? Which issues can you face while performing this migration? How can you make migration process useful and safe? This presentation answers the questions above.
- 01. Cloud Computing. Five Essential Characteristics
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.
01. General Overview
The module introduces you to the training course and provides an overview of AWS infrastructure organization principles, best practices and useful tools. After the training, you will get the basic knowledge of AWS optimization possibilities and integration with EPAM Cloud.
02. Cost Optimization
This module provides the recommendations on using AWS resources in the most cost-effective manner and includes best practices allowing to save project costs. After the training, you will get the basic knowledge of types of resources supported by AWS and their optimal usage, infrastructure organization principles and tools and methods of controlling and reducing cloud computing costs.
03. Security in AWS
This module explains the basic security principles applicable to AWS infrastructures, practical guidelines on setting up a secure environment and protecting the project data. After the training, you will be familiar with the basic security measures, methods and approaches adopted in AWS, security tools and services used in AWS and EPAM Cloud, and the terms and conditions of cloud service provisioning.
04. Performance Optimization
This module provides practical recommendations on increasing the infrastructure performance and configuring a reliable environment. After the training, you will get the knowledge of AWS infrastructure components and their selection for the most optimum performance, as well as fault tolerance methods and techniques and monitoring tools.
Amazon Partner Trainings
Free Amazon trainings within the Amazon partnership program.
- 01. General Overview
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.
General Information on the Course
Here, you can find the general information on the Windows Azure training course, including the required software and the prerequisites.
Developer Level 1. Azure Basics
In this course we will investigate most important features of Windows Azure and develop our first project. We will also try to migrate on-premise well working application to cloud and see for problems and solutions.
Developer Level 2. Advanced Features
In this course we will continue to investigate Windows Azure platform and take a look at advanced features.
Developer Level 3. Best Practices
This course contains Windows Azure high-level related stuff.
- General Information on the Course
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!
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.
01. DevOps ED. Chef Fundamentals
Chef Fundamentals covers Opscode Chef Framework overview, fundaments and basic usage. (see more on CDP).
02. DevOps ED. Cloudify
Chef Fundamentals covers Opscode Chef Framework overview, fundaments and basic usage (see more on CDP).
03. DevOps ED. Chef Advanced
Training covers Opscode Chef usage on advanced level. The practical process of cookbook creation and refactoring will be delivered (see more on CDP).
- 01. DevOps ED. Chef Fundamentals
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.