Cloud 101 For AWS

This lesson introduces you to the basics of the Amazon Web Services public cloud. We cover the fundamentals of cloud computing and go through both motivation and process involved in moving your research computing to the cloud.


09:00 Introduction Why and when should we use the cloud?
Who is / are AWS?
How do we use the cloud?
09:15 Storing data in the cloud What are the three primary ways of talking to the cloud?
What are the main activities supported by cloud consoles?
09:45 Doing computations in the cloud What can we use a cloud machine for?
10:15 Cloudknot: harnessing the power of AWS Batch
10:45 Finish