Alibaba Cloud: The Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

Leverage your skills to the maximum level with Alibaba Cloud Digital Talent program.

Course Overview

Digital Talent Scholarship is initiated by Indonesia Ministry of Communications and Informatics, and this program is sponsored by Alibaba Cloud Academy. We provide our Membership to Indonesian participants only FOR FREE. With the membership, you will also get FREE access to all Apsara Clouder courses and certifications below!

To deepen your understanding of cloud computing knowledge in each chapter, we scheduled two recap courses at 7-10PM JKT on September 30th and October 30th. To make sure of the course quality, you are required to finish all the self-training materials in Chapter I before September 30th and Chapter II before October 30th.

Target Audience

Fresh Graduates

Students

IT Developers

Stage I: Get Started With Alibaba Cloud Computing and Storage Products

Learning Module

Course Name

Objective

Course Video

Exam

Week 1 Introduction

Onboarding Meeting

In this meeting, you will better understand what Digital Talent Scholarship program is working. You will also get to know how to utilize this self-training learning path and how to gain Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) Cloud Computing Training and Certification FOR FREE.

7-8PM JKT, August 30th

Join the Meeting

Week 1 Introduction

Alibaba Cloud Introduction

This course can help you understand Alibaba Cloud basic knowledge, concepts and products, including cloud computing, security, networking, storage and database. This course is a good start for non-technical people to start cloud journey.

Start to Learn

Week 2 ECS

Elastic Compute Services Overview - Part 1

In this course, you will start with the basic concepts of ECS, including regions and zones as well as instance families. After the basics, the course will help you understand how to choose the right ECS type for different workloads and how to purchase ECS on Alibaba Cloud. Lastly, storage and networking features of ECS will be introduced.

Start to Learn

Week 2 ECS

Elastic Compute Services Overview - Part 2

In this course, we are going to continue with Alibaba Cloud ECS product, but focus more on additional settings, including instance matadata and user data. After all the concepts, this course will also show you how to use ECS with multiple demos.

Start to Learn Start Self-Test

Week 2 ECS

ECS: Image Import And Export – Live Demo

Alibaba Cloud Elastic Compute Service Image Import & Export video shows how to manage images. This live-demo webinar will give an overview about the platform, its UI, Image management use-cases, etc.

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Week 2 ECS

Introduction to Alibaba Cloud EIP and Premium EIP

You will learn how public IP address resources can be bound and dynamically unbound to Alibaba Cloud VPC-type ECS instances, NAT gateway, and Intranet Server Load Balancer in order to meeting the needs for flexible management.

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Week 3 ECS

Using ECS to Construct a Dynamic Website

Want to learn how to construct a dynamic website that can actively update its content? In this Clouder course, you will learn how to build a WordPress website on Alibaba Cloud.

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Week 3 ECS

A Quick Demo of How to Easily Migrate Your Linux Server to Alibaba Cloud

In this demo video, we will show you how to use go2aliyun_client tool to migrate your Linux server to Alibaba Cloud with only a few necessary data configured.

Start to Learn

Week 3 ECS

Quickly Build A WordPress Website Using Resource Template On The Cloud

In this Clouder course, you will learn how to conveniently publish a WordPress website with a set of prescribed scripts using Alibaba Cloud ROS service.

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Week 3 ECS

How to Troubleshoot Web Hosting Service Issues

This video will show how to find and resolve issues including database connection, DNS record and invalid response.

Start to Learn

Week 3 OSS

Storge Service Overview and Application

This course explains the basic concepts of OSS along with demos, including bucket management, object storage operations, image processing, website hosting, and monitoring. It also introduces the OSS related security features.

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Week 4 OSS

Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service – Live Demo

This live-demo webinar gives an overview of the concepts and specially emphasizes on features that differentiate this offering from competitive offerings of other cloud providers in terms of cost efficiency, high availability and durability.

Start to Learn

Week 4 OSS

Using OSS to Publish a Static Website

In this course, you will learn how to publish a static website using Alibaba Cloud services and complete the ICP process.

Start to Learn Start Self-Test

Week 4 Database

MySQL for Beginners - Basic Queries

This course mainly introduces the usage of SELECT statement and its clauses. It also describes how to use warning and error messages to troubleshoot problems in MySQL, how to set SQL mode, and how the SQL mode affects the intepretation of SQL syntax.

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Flip Virtual Class

Self-Learning Course Recaption

In this trainer-led class, the trainer will recap the key points of Alibaba Cloud products and services, including SLB, Auto Scaling, Network, Database and Security. There will also be a Q&A session for you to clarify your confusions while learning the courses by yourselves.

7-10PM JKT, September 30th

Join the Meeting

Stage II: Keep Learning On More Core Products And Work Towards Your Certification

Learning Module

Course Name

Objectives

Course Video

Exam

Week 5 Database

MySQL Database Concepts and Operations

In this course, the trainees will have a comprehensive understanding of MySQL database by mastering the MySQL relevant basic concept, deployment procedure, HA solution, commonly used backup and recovery method, and daily inspection skills.

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Week 5 Database

Cloud Database and Operation

This course introduces basic concepts of RDS, its benefits (comparing to conventional database solutions), and key features, along with demos of database / account management, security settings, read-only instances, database backups, and third-party tool integration.

Start to Learn Start Self-Test

Week 6 Network

Network Essential

In this course, you will understand computing network knowledge comprehensively with basic concepts, including routing and switching knowledge system, load balancing working theory as well as widely used network security solutions.

Start to Learn Start Self-Test

Week 6 Network

Alibaba Cloud Network Solution

This course helps Alibaba Cloud individual or enterprise users quickly understand Alibaba Cloud Network technologies and products to select Alibaba Cloud Network services properly based on scenarios.

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Week 7 Network

Internetworking with VPC

The Alibaba Cloud Interconnecting VPC with Express Connect and VPN Gateway course provides fundamental knowledge to plan, configure and administer VPC connections. In this course we will discuss deployment best practices and use cases of interconnecting VPC using Express Connect and VPN Gateway.

Start to Learn Start Self-Test

Week 7 SLB

Service Load Balance Overview

This course introduces you the basics of Alibaba Cloud Server Load Balancer (SLB) to help you master the power of elastic computing with SLB.

Start to Learn Start Self-Test

Week 7 SLB

Lab Demo for SLB Configuration

This course covers a step-by-step operations demonstration on how to use Server Load Balancer to realize web service high availability.

Start to Learn

Week 8 Auto Scaling

Auto-Scaling Concept and Demo

This course provides fundamental knowledge for you to obtain the ability of scaling your architecture with Alibaba Cloud Auto Scaling.

Start to Learn Start Self-Test

Week 8 Security

Cloud Platform Security Overview

This course introduces Alibaba Cloud security products line and the design strategy for you to better understand the transition from traditional IT infrastructure to cloud infrastructure, including current information security best practices and trends, and security risks reduction with cloud platform.

Start to Learn Start Self-Test

Week 8 Certification

ACA Cloud Computing Certification Introduction

Alibaba Cloud Certification Associate (ACA) Certification is designed for those able to use Alibaba Cloud Computing products, covering Alibaba Cloud core products from computing, storage, networking to security. Please check the outlines and sample questions to be better prepared.

Start to Learn

Flip Virtual Class

Self-Learning Course Recaption

In this trainer-led class, the trainer will recap the key points of Alibaba Cloud products and services, including SLB, Auto Scaling, Network, Database and Security. There will also be a Q&A session for you to clarify your confusions while learning the courses by yourselves.

7-10PM JKT, October 30th

Join the Meeting

Explore More And Push Your Limits

AI For Everyone: From Basics to Applications

In this course, we review Machine Learning and AI from top to bottom, including an overview of the history of the field, basic concepts and processes as well as common algorithms in both Machine Learning and natural language processing along with hands-on of TensorFlow and Machine Learning Platform for AI.

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Web Development with Python

Build Your Web Development Skills on the Cloud! This learning path will provide you with the foundational skills to be a Python web developer. You will cover the most popular Python web development frameworks like Django and Flask, working with databases and practise with real-world projects.

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ACA Developer Exam Preparation Course

This course introduces how to manage and maintain applications deployed on Alibaba Cloud. The content of the course includes application deployment on Alibaba Cloud, interaction between applications and services on Alibaba Cloud, as well as application monitoring and tuning.

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FAQ

1. Why do I have to create a personal Alibaba Cloud account?

Because RAM account or team account will not work for ANY Alibaba Cloud courses and certification exams.

2. How to create a personal Alibaba Cloud account?

If you do not have your own account, please create it at https://www.alibabacloud.com before the exam registration. If you have any issues in the process, please check this document: https://www.alibabacloud.com/help/doc-detail/50482.htm.

3. When will the ACA Cloud Computing Certification Exam be hosted? Will it be provided to everyone for free?

The ACA Cloud Computing Certification Exam that will be hosted at 1-3:30PM JKT on November 6th, and you will receive the exam email with all the arrangement details by November 29th. The exam will be free for everyone who passed the pretest.

4. How will I be qualified for the free ACP Cloud Computing Training and Certification Exam?

You would be qualified for ACP if you:1. Get over 75 in pretest;2. Complete at least 60% of course materials in learning path;3. Get at least 10 quiz certifications out of 13 during self-training;4. Pass ACA Cloud Computing exam.

5. When will the ACP Cloud Computing Training and Certification Exam be hosted?

The ACP Cloud Computing Training will be delivered by a partner of Alibaba Cloud, Trainocate, from 9am to 5pm JKT on November 13th and November 20th. The ACP Cloud Computing Certification Exam that will be hosted at 1-3:30PM JKT on November 27th, and you will receive the exam email with all the arrangement details by November 19th.

6. If I don't pass an exam, can I retake it for free?

For each quiz, you will have two attempts, but there will be only one opportunity for ACA and ACP Cloud Computing Certification Exam respectively.

7. My question is different from any one listed here, so how can I get help for my question?

If you have any other question, please feel free to email us at wb-lby723472@alibaba-inc.com. Thank you!