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What’s free at ACG: May 2023

ACG Technical Editors Team
ACG Technical Editors Team

Learn new cloud skills with free AWS training, free Microsoft Azure certification courses, and free content around Google Cloud (GCP), DevOps, Kubernetes, Linux, and beyond. (Did we mention it’s free?) Here’s what’s free this month at A Cloud Guru.

What courses are free at A Cloud Guru for the month of May? Time to get your learning hat (is that a thing?) on with a whopping 32 premium pieces of free cloud training from our huge library of hands-on goodness. 

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Get started with ACG and transform your career with courses and real hands-on labs in AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and beyond.

Here are the new additions to this month’s batch of free cloud training:

You can also check out courses around a few of our most-searched-for topics — including a batch of Kubernetes content, a bevy of DevOps courses, and a bundle of free Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud (GCP) courses.

Whether you’re a newcomer looking to jump start your cloud career or a pro looking to level up those in-demand DevOps skills, our rotating roster of free cloud courses will have you laughing all the way to the bank as you pick up the skills needed to land some of the top-paying jobs in tech. ACG has you covered with the essentials you need to master AWSAzureGoogle Cloud, Linux, and beyond.

Continue on for the full rundown of this month’s free cloud training!

Ready to get started with ACG’s free cloud courses? Sign up for a free ACG account here (no credit card needed!), or get the full A Cloud Guru experience with a free 7-day trial.

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Free Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training

AWS skills are among the top-paying salary careers in cloud. Whether you’re already on an AWS certification path or you’re looking to master some of the most in-demand AWS skills, these free courses can get you where you want to go.

  • AWS Essentials
    This no-AWS-experience-required course gives an in-depth introduction to all things AWS through real-world scenarios and hands-on activities. Please note we’ve recently updated this course!
  • EKS Basics
    Unlock the power of Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service.


Your keys to a better career

Get started with ACG today to transform your career with courses and real hands-on labs in AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and beyond.

Free Microsoft Azure Training

Azure skills are in high demand, and the top-paying Microsoft Azure certifications can even give AWS certs a run for their money. Whether you’re working on your Azure certification path or just looking to pick up some basics, our free Azure courses have you covered.

  • Azure Concepts
    Get up to speed on the basics of Azure and cloud services in this Azure concepts crash course.
  • Azure Cosmos DB Deep Dive
    In this course, we explore Azure Cosmos DB and discuss how to incorporate it into your data solution.
  • Managing Azure SQL Database for the SQL Server DBA
    This course will teach you how to take advantage of your existing SQL Server skills and learn about the service and consumption models, security configurations, common management tasks, high availability and disaster recovery, and performance monitoring of Azure SQL Database.

Free Google Cloud (GCP) Training

Plotting your Google Cloud career path can be tricky. These free GCP courses offer something for beginners and practitioners alike.

  • GKE Basics
    Learn about Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
  • Advanced Terraform with GCP
    In this course, learn advanced techniques for using Terraform in GCP, including community modules, functions, and automated workflows.

Free Linux Training

Post-COVID DevOps

WATCH: Post-COVID DevOps: Accelerating the Future
How has COVID affected — or even accelerated — DevOps best practices for engineering teams? Watch this free, on-demand panel discussion with DevOps leaders as we explore DevOps in a post-COVID world.

Free Data and Data Science Training

  • Big Data Fundamentals
    Learn about Big Data, cluster computing, distributed storage, and cluster management.

Free DevOps and Serverless Training

Whether you’re looking to learn more about the basics of DevOps and agile or the different serverless options between AWS, Azure, and GCP, A Cloud Guru can help you level up your DevOps game.

  • Serverless Concepts
    Get a high-level overview of serverless, including the basic vocab and concepts.

WATCH: Solving The “No Experience” Cloud Hiring Problem
You can’t get experience without a job. But who’ll hire you without experience? Conundrum! Watch this free, on-demand webinar featuring a panel discussion on cloud career development and getting your first cloud job. 

Free Cloud Training for Beginners

ACG’s intro and conceptual courses are perfect for newcomers to cloud and tech or non-technical roles who want to have a better understanding of the tech that powers modern organizations.

  • Cloud Computing Foundations
    Our explain-it-like-I’m-five (but I’m a super-smart five-year-old interested in tech) intro to the basics of cloud computing breaks down the basics and decodes the jargon that can make cloud feel impenetrable. This new course replaces our Intro to Cloud Computing course on the free course roster. You’ll learn the difference between PaaS and SaaS faster than you can figure out how to pronounce “IaaS.”

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