Storage is the most widely utilized cloud-computing service. Companies are eager to take advantage of object-based storage with unlimited scalability—and IT professionals are the ones who need to make it work. This course covers the basics of cloud storage, including storage planning, budgeting, and security. Instructor David Linthicum demos account creation and management with Amazon Web Services, but the lessons are high level and applicable to almost any cloud solution. Learn about file, block, and object storage; explore planning and requirements gathering; and review three practical use cases for cloud storage, including one featuring logging and other storage management subsystems.
Block storage, object storage, and file storage
Planning cloud storage
Allocating storage instances on AWS
Securing storage instances
Understanding usage-based accounting
Defining costs, projected growth, and implementation plans
Reviewing cloud storage use cases