Are you puzzled about cloud computing but not sure where to start? In this course, Cloud Computing: The Big Picture, you'll get just what the title promises: a broad view of this important topic. First, the course looks at applications in the cloud (commonly called Software as a Service or SaaS). Next, it gives you an overview of cloud platforms, such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Finally, the course looks at private clouds, which bring cloud technology on premises. After watching this course, you'll have a solid foundation for making better decisions about cloud technology and for deciding what to learn next.