Cloud Computing Masterclass – Deployment to Administration

Cloud Computing Masterclass - Deployment to Administration

Cloud Computing Masterclass – Deployment to Administration

Install LAMP Stack | Linux Foundations | Firewalls (UFW + Network) | Load Balancing | Backups | DBMSes | Apache | NGINX

Language: english

Note: 4.5/5 (41 notes) 11,107 students

Instructor(s): YouAccel Training

Last update: 2022-09-08

What you’ll learn

  • Learn the Benefits of Cloud Computing
  • Learn various Cloud Computing Service Models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Learn to Setup and Secure a Remote Instance with SSH Key Pair Authentication
  • Learn to Setup, Configure, and Secure Ubuntu on a Linode Instance
  • Learn Common Maintenance and Directory Commands for Linux
  • Learn the Importance of Root/Non-Root User Accounts on Ubuntu
  • Learn the Foundations of Web Servers, Database Servers, and DBMSes
  • Explore NGINX vs Apache
  • Learn the Difference between SQL vs NoSQL Databases
  • Explore Database Transaction Standards (ACID vs CAP Theorem)
  • Distinguish between Stacks, Frameworks, and Languages
  • Install and Configure LAMP Stack on Ubuntu using Command Line and Linode Marketplace
  • Install and Configure PHP, MariaDB on Apache
  • Learn the Foundations of Firewalls
  • Setup and Configure Network Firewalls and Hosted Firewalls (UFW)
  • Vertical and Horizontal Instance Scaling
  • Deploying Auto Load Balancers (ALB) / NodeBalancer
  • Creating Disk Images and Backups using Linode



  • No prior experience needed. You will learn everything you need to know.
  • Basic Computer Skills



Welcome to the Complete Cloud Computing Bootcamp – where we go from Instance Deployment to Remote Administration.

This course offers a comprehensive guide for aspiring cloud administrators looking to expand their knowledge in Cloud Computing and virtual instance configuration. In this course we will explore a number of key concepts starting from instance deployment, right up to remote server management, scaling and security.

This course starts by exploring the benefits of cloud computing from various aspects including cost efficiency, agility, scalability, and reliability. We explore the three main cloud computing service models including: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). We offer a detailed overview and comparison of the three models with example use cases of their application in modern enterprises. From there students gain hands-on experience in deploying and configuring virtual instances using one of the most robust and user-friendly cloud computing platforms out there: Linode.

The cloud computing section includes several key topics including:

  • Deploying virtual machines using pre-configured disk images.

  • Remote server administration using PuTTY, Terminal, and OpenSSH

  • Installing web servers & database management systems on Ubuntu.

  • Distinguishing between SQL and NoSQL Databases, including Database Transaction standards.

  • Understanding the foundations of Linux.

  • Installing and Configuring LAMP Stack for Ubuntu.

  • Installing and testing server-side scripting languages on Ubuntu

  • Server security with network and hosted firewalls

  • Scaling virtual machines vertically & horizontally with application load balancers.

  • Creating disk images and automated backups

After taking this course you will undoubtedly have the skills necessary to pursue a career in cloud computing. Remember that all our courses come with a Udemy and YouAccel certificate upon successful completion. You’re also welcomed into a community of over one million passionate learners that regularly network and support one another through a variety of our active support channels.

We invite you to challenge yourself and join us on this exciting learning adventure by enrolling in the course today.


Who this course is for

  • Students interested in a Career in Cloud Computing
  • Students interested in Deploying and Configuring Virtual Instances
  • Students interested in Understanding the Foundations of Server Security
  • Students interested in Configuring Linux Servers
  • Students interested in Learning how to Install and Configure LAMP Stack on Ubuntu
  • Students interested in Installing and Configuring Apache Web Server
  • Students interested in expanding their knowledge on Databases, DBMSes


Course content

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
    • History of Linode
    • Intro to Cloud Computing
    • Benefits of Cloud Computing
    • Cloud Computing Service Models
  • Cloud Computing Service Models
    • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS
  • Cloud Server Deployment on Linode
    • Linode Account Setup
    • Exploring the Linode Cloud Manager
    • Enabling TFA on Linode
    • Deploying a Linode Virtual Instance
    • Exploring the Linode Instance Dashboard
    • Remote Server Admin via SSH
    • Password vs SSH Key Authentication
    • SSH Key Pair Authentication on Windows
    • SSH Key Pair Authentication on MacOS
    • Connecting with LISH
    • Adding SSH Public Keys to Linode
  • Linux Foundations
    • Introduction to Linux
    • The Linux Filesystem
    • Linux Maintenance Commands
    • Linux Directory Commands [Part 1]
    • Linux Directory Commands [Part 2]
    • Ubuntu Basic Server Configuration
    • Introduction to User Accounts
    • Creating a Non-Root Account
    • Securing the New User Account
    • Disabling Root User Access and Password Authentication
  • Web Server & Database Foundations
    • Introduction to Web Servers
    • Self Hosting vs Hosting Provider
    • Web Server Software (NGINX vs Apache)
    • Introduction to Databases
    • SQL vs NoSQL Databases
    • Database Transaction Standards (ACID vs CAP)
    • CAP Theorem for NoSQL Databases
    • Characteristics of SQL vs NoSQL DBMSes
    • Key Terms: Stacks, Frameworks, & Languages [Part 1]
    • Key Terms: Stacks, Frameworks, & Languages [Part 2]
    • Key Terms: Stacks, Frameworks, & Languages [Part 3]
  • LAMP Stack Installation and Configuration
    • Installing LAMP Stack on Ubuntu via Command Line
    • Installing LAMP Stack using Linode Marketplace
    • Testing PHP on Apache
    • Testing MariaDB Connection from PHP [Part 1]
    • Testing MariaDB Connection from PHP [Part 2]
    • Remote Server Administration using Linode GLISH
  • Foundations of Server Security
    • Introduction to Server Security
    • Introduction to Firewalls
    • Network Firewalls
    • Securing SSH with a Network Firewall
    • Strict Network Firewall Policy
    • Hosted Software Firewalls UFW
  • Server Scaling
    • Introduction to Scaling
    • Vertical Scaling
    • Horizontal Scaling with Auto Load Balancers (NodeBalancer)
    • Instance IP Swaps
  • Server Images and Backups
    • Introduction to Images and Backups
    • Creating a Custom Image
    • Linode Backup Service
  • Account Clean-Up and Segment Overview
    • Linode Account Clean-Up
    • Segment Overview


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