Learn new cloud skills with free AWS training, free Microsoft Azure certification courses, and free content around Google Cloud (GCP), DevOps, Kubernetes, Linux, networking, 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 August? Time to get your learning hat (is that a thing?) on with a whopping 30 premium pieces of free cloud training from our huge library of hands-on goodness.
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This month we’re offering courses on Azure Active Directory, GCP and MongoDB!
Here are the new additions to this month’s batch of free cloud training:
You’ll 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 AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Linux, and beyond.
Continue on for the full rundown of this month’s free cloud training!
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Master the skills that’ll drive your career – and save a boatload. Students are eligible to save up to 47% on annual full access to our unlimited hands-on learning library. All you need is a .edu, .ac.uk, or .edu.au email address*.
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.
- How to Properly Secure an S3 Bucket
Learn how to secure S3 buckets and remediate security issues.
- Choosing the Right Database Service on AWS
Explore the AWS database options and learn about the benefits of each.
- Amazon DynamoDB Deep Dive
Build scalable, high-performance applications using DynamoDB in this course for all skill levels.
- 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.
- Introduction to AWS
This quickie course for AWS newcomers will quickly cover the basics of AWS.
- EKS Basics
Unlock the power of Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service.
- Introduction to the AWS Marketplace
This course by Mark Nunnikhoven breaks down the more complicated aspects of the AWS Marketplace to help you make smart decisions around procuring cloud solutions.
- AWS Cost Optimization Deep Dive
This course is designed to present a deeper understanding of the Cost Optimization Pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework.
- AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Concepts
Learn identity and access management concepts, including managing users and resources.
- Building a Full-stack Serverless Application on AWS
Building on serverless fundamentals, this course explores how to leverage various AWS services for a basic full-stack application.
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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.
- Introduction to Azure Security
Improve Azure security and discover best practices for protecting your Azure cloud workloads. Learn important concepts and security features in Microsoft Azure.
- Azure Concepts
Get up to speed on the basics of Azure and cloud services in this Azure concepts crash course.
- Introduction to Governance and Compliance on Azure
Learn Microsoft best practices and approaches needed to effectively use Azure native tools and frameworks for compliance and governance in your cloud environment.
- Intro to Serverless on Azure
Learn about serverless concepts and how they are applied on the Azure platform.
- Azure Storage Deep Dive
Get a comprehensive overview of the core Azure Storage services.
- Azure Active Directory Deep Dive
Learn about advanced concepts within Azure Active Directory.
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.
- Google Cloud Concepts
Get an intro to the basics of Google Cloud Platform.
- GKE Basics
Learn about Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
- Hands-On with Dataflow
This introduction to Cloud Dataflow for practitioners focuses on service fundamentals and the code used to create pipelines with Apache Beam.
- Advanced Terraform on GCP
Learn advanced techniques for using Terraform in GCP, including community modules, functions, and automated workflows.
Free Networking Training
- Introduction to Networking on Azure
Explore the Azure networking services that enable secure and reliable access to your services and applications hosted on Microsoft Azure.
Free Linux Training
- How to Get a Linux Job
Listen closely as we reveal the secrets to landing your first Linux job.
- Linux Operating System Fundamentals
Get schooled on the rich history of Linux and the open-source movement.
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Free Data and Data Science Training
- Big Data Fundamentals
Learn about Big Data, cluster computing, distributed storage, and cluster management.
- MongoDB Deep Dive
Learn all about MongoDB, an open-source document database with a variety of enterprise class features.
Free DevOps and Serverless Training
- DevOps Concepts
See how DevOps transforms software development.
- Serverless Concepts
Get a high-level overview of serverless, including the basic vocab and concepts.
- Using Terraform to Manage Applications and Infrastructure
Learn how to use Terraform to easily deploy applications and infrastructure to a variety of providers, like AWS, Azure, and Kubernetes clusters.
- Cloud Security Fundamentals
Get started learning the basics of cloud security.
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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