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AWS Snowcone: Providing Portable Edge Computing and Data Transfer

AWS Snowcone: Providing Portable Edge Computing and Data Transfer — Introduction
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Duration
18m
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Description

This course explores how the AWS Snowcone service can be used to provide portable edge computing and data transfer. We'll cover the basics of the service, what it's used for, how to request one, and how to transfer data in and out of it. For any feedback relating to this course, please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the basics of AWS Snowcone, its features, and its typical use cases
  • Learn how to request a Snowcone and transfer data with it

Intended Audience

  • Anyone looking to understand more about the AWS Snowcone and how it can be used to run operations at the edge in addition to providing data transfer capabilities both into and out of AWS.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have an understanding and awareness of the Amazon S3 storage service in addition to a basic understanding of edge computing.

Transcript

Hello and welcome to this course which will look at how the AWS Snowcone can be used to provide portable edge computing and data transfer. 

Before we start I’d like to introduce myself, my name is Stuart Scott, and I am the AWS content Director here at Cloud Academy.  Feel free to connect with me to ask any questions using the details shown on the screen, alternatively you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an e-mail to support@cloudacademy.com where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course has been designed to help those who are looking to understand more about the AWS Snowcone and how it can be used to help them run operations at the edge in addition to providing data transfer capabilities both into and out of AWS.

The objective of this course is to introduce you to the AWS Snowcone, helping you to understand what it is, what it's typically used for, and how you can order one.

As a prerequisite to this course, it would be beneficial to have an understanding and awareness of the Amazon S3 storage service in addition to a basic understanding of edge computing, which effectively allows you to improve response times by bringing your compute power and data storage closer to the location where it’s needed.   

Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy is valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could contact support@cloudacademy.com.

Please note that, at the time of writing this content, all course information was accurate.  AWS implements hundreds of updates every month as part of its ongoing drive to innovate and enhance its services.

As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time.  Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. 

So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com.  This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle.

Thank you! 

 

About the Author
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Stuart Scott
AWS Content Director
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 90+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 140,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.