Building and Deploying Applications to the Cloud

5 Day Course
Hands On
Code PSD200

Book Now - 2 Delivery Methods Available:

Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


If you want to know best practices around building and deploying applications to one of the mainstream cloud providers then this course is for you. Whereas most cloud courses take you through cloud features one by one, this course focuses on taking a real application and then leveraging cloud technology to automate the deployment process, whilst taking into account security, cloud platform features, and tools to facilitate the automation of build and deployment of your infrastructure. The course can be delivered using your preferred cloud provider and technology stack.

Target Audience

Developers, Devops engineers, cloud architects, and anyone who needs to know how to actually get applications successfully running in the cloud.


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What is the Cloud (3 topics)

  • Fundamentals of cloud computing
  • Benefits of cloud computing
  • AWS, Azure, Pivotal, Google and the Cloud Computing Landscape

Introduction to Servers (3 topics)

  • Setting up Servers in the Cloud
  • Configuration options for servers
  • Autoscaling, Load balancing and Elasticity

Introduction to Storage (5 topics)

  • Storage options
  • Relational Databases as a Service
  • NoSQL Databases as a service
  • Object Stores and Archiving
  • Caching options

Security and the Cloud (5 topics)

  • Security Overview
  • Responsibilities of Cloud Provider
  • Responsibilities of the Cloud Customer
  • Securing your infrastructure
  • Managing team access to your Cloud Account

The Paradigm Shift for Traditional Infrastructure (3 topics)

  • Infrastructure as code
  • Serverless architectures
  • Single click deployment and continuous delivery

Developing applications for the cloud (2 topics)

  • Forklifting existing applications
  • Leveraging the cloud platform

Leveraging Messaging (4 topics)

  • The importance of decoupling
  • Cloud based messaging services
  • Benefits of Cloud based messaging
  • Implementing messaging

Microservice Implementation (4 topics)

  • Deploying Microservices
  • Creating a Microservice
  • Introduction to containers
  • Serverless microservices

Automation of Deployment (3 topics)

  • The Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery Paradigm
  • Automation of the delivery of server architecture
  • Automation of the deployment of applications

Workshop (3 topics)

  • Take an existing application and review code
  • Consider various deployment / rearchitecting options
  • Create an automation pipeline for the deployment of infrastructure and application


  • Basic Development Skills would be beneficial
  • Basic understanding of deployment practices would be beneficial

Scheduled Dates

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Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Virtual Classroom (London)
5 Days $4,165

What Our Customers Say

The training was delivered with a high level of expertise and excellence. Instructor was highly knowledgeable.”

Technical Trainer, Aviat Networks

Overall the course was really good, the trainer really understood the material and was very approachable.”

Customer Training Manager, Aviat Networks

Excellent course, informative and well-paced.”

CSE, Cisco

Course was very well outlined. Topics were great and bridged many gaps.”

System Engineer, Cable & Wireless

An excellent intro to video encoding & MPEG transport streams - I would definitely recommend it.”

Broadcast Engineer, Cisco

Definitely an excellent intro. Left me interested in learning more.”

Broadcast Engineer, Eircom

Excellent training course with real examples and practical classroom demonstrations.”

Transport Designer, Orange

Instructor knowledge and experience was excellent.”

Solutions Engineer, Akamai

Excellent course, very clear and well organised. Course content delivery was very good.”

Assistant Engineer, Dhiraagu

Very informative and appropriate.”

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