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Jan
16

For those of you that are looking to familiarize yourself with the Google Cloud Platform, you’re in luck! we have just released Google Cloud Platform: PaaS with App Engine. This course is now available to All Access Pass members through your members account, and to everyone else through purchase at ine.com.

This course is just one of a growing collection of Google classes offered by INE, we also plan on releasing a Google Data Storage course later this week. Until then, read on to learn about Joseph Holbrook’s latest addition to our Google video course library.

 

Why Study Google App Engine?
Google App Engine is an extremely useful tool; it is a fully managed platform that completely abstracts away infrastructure so you can focus only on code.

About the Course:
This course covers Google App Engine PaaS and more specifically the history, features and functions of Google App Engine. The instructor will explain the benefits of using Google App Engine with live examples and demos.

The course is 4 hours and 5 minutes long and is taught by Joseph Holbrook.

What You’ll Learn:
Students will dive into both deployment models of the App Engine and learn how to decide which model is right for your organization.

Whether you’re a developer or architect, this course will help you understand the basic capabilities and some of the useful advanced features of the Google App Engine.

About the Instructor:
Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems on board a US Navy flagship. He has migrated from UNIX world to Storage Area Networking(SAN) and then on to Enterprise Virtualization and Cloud Architecture. Joseph has worked for numerous companies such as HDS, 3PAR Data, Brocade, Dimension Data, EMC, Northrup Grumman, ViON, Ibasis.net, Chematch.com, SAIC and Siemens Nixdorf. Joe currently works as a Subject Matter Expert specializing in Cloud/IT Security focused on Data Storage infrastructure services and Data migrations to the Cloud.

Joseph holds Industry leading certifications from Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Brocade, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC, VMWare, CompTIA, HP 3PAR ASE, Cloud Credential Council and other orgs. He is now working on the Google Cloud Platform for several organizations.

Joe is married with children and lives in Jacksonville, Florida. In his free time, Joseph enjoys traveling to South America, spending time with his 5 year old daughter and learning about cryptocurrencies.  Joe is also an avid hockey fan and takes pleasure in skiing whenever he can get out of Florida.

Jan
11

Last week, we added an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level course to our video library. The course is available for streaming via your All Access Pass members account and also available for purchase at ine.com.

 

Why Study AWS?
An AWS certification will put you in an elite group of cloud engineers, and could lead to better employment opportunities. Amazon Web Services are used by thousands of companies around the world, therefore, AWS certified engineers are highly valued by many employers. AWS certifications show the potential employer that you have the skills to design, deploy and manage scalable and secure systems on AWS platform.

About the Course:
This course is designed to help you prepare for the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate exam. Even if you do not have a lot of IT experience, and have never used any Amazon Web Services, this course is the best starting point for AWS certifications.

This class is taught by Miles Karabas, and includes 5 hours and 43 minutes of in-depth lectures, plus numerous practice questions similar to those on the exam.

Areas Focused On:

  • Compute
  • Storage
  • Databases
  • Security, Identity & Compliance
  • Management Tools
  • Networking & Content Delivery
  • Messaging

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of AWS services and how the user interacts with them
  • Understand how networking works in AWS
  • Build secure, reliable and cost effective applications on the AWS platform
  • Implement applications on AWS platform
  • Identify appropriate use of AWS architectural best practices
  • Estimate costs and identify cost control mechanisms

About the Instructor:
Miles Karabas is a certified hands-on AWS, ORACLE and Postgresql systems & database engineer, with over 20 years of experience. He possesses 5 AWS certifications and has worked with all major flavors of Unix and Linux. Miles has extensive cross-industry and cross-functional training and experience in large multi-platform environments. He is especially interested in systems and database migration to Amazon cloud infrastructure. In the database area, his primary interest is the database performance monitoring & tuning.

Miles has a wife, Suzana, and two wonderful daughters, Aleksandra and Sofia. He spends his free time working hard on his small goat & sheep farm on the outskirts of West Palm Beach in Florida.

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