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Getting Started with Cloud Computing: Amazon Web Services (AWS) (I621)


Type: Virtual classroom
Duration: 12:00 hours
Status: Archived

Cloud computing involves accessing data or programs remotely over the Internet from a virtual workspace. This online self-paced course introduces basic cloud concepts and provides a comprehensive overview of the opportunities, applications and limitations of cloud computing. Participants will explore common use cases and key services on the platform and learn what it means to set up proper architecture and infrastructure.

Topics include:

  • navigating cloud architecture and infrastructure
  • harnessing essential and commonly used cloud services
  • understanding cloud security
  • getting technical assistance on the cloud
  • managing cloud accounts and models


This course is no longer available. A new foundational course, Discover GC Cloud, is in development and will be launched in summer 2021. In the meantime, consider completing Embracing the Cloud for Business Efficiency (I623).

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More about this course
  • Topics: Communications; Government priorities; How government works; Information management; Leadership; Policy and regulation; Service excellence
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: Digital Academy
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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