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Getting Started with the Cloud – Course Collection

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Free of charge for all Bertelsmann employees
Number of courses: 18

What you will learn

The Cloud is literally ubiquitous today. In addition to Data and Artificial Intelligence, it is one of the three pillars of the Bertelsmann Tech & Data Agenda. Would you like to gain a better understanding of the term Cloud Technology and get an idea of ​​what the Cloud can do for businesses? Then, this course collection offers you an introduction to the core concepts and a wealth of resources to dive deeper into the topic. Tip: Keep an eye out for our soon-to-be-launched Bertelsmann Cloud Curriculum, too.

Intro: Cloud computing explained by the three big Cloud providers 

  • Intro: What is the Cloud? (Microsoft)
  • Intro: What is Cloud Computing (Google)
  • Video Wissensbissen – Cloud Computing und Künstliche Intelligenz (german speaking version)
  • Präsentation – Quo vadis? Wie Cloud Computing und Künstliche Intelligenz die Welt verändern (german speaking version)
  • Intro: In 30 Minuten in die Cloud | Arvato Systems Cloud Blog (german speaking version)

Core Concepts

  • Core Concepts: Understanding Devops
  • Core Concepts: The Cloudcast 

Google Cloud Platform

  • GCP: Google Cloud Platform Essentials
  • GCP: Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform
  • GCP: Intro to Machine Learning on Google Cloud Platform
  • GCP: Google Cloud Platform Podcast

Microsoft Azure

  • Microsoft: Was ist Cloud Computing? Leitfaden für Einsteiger
  • Microsoft: Azure Fundamentals
  • Microsoft: Architect Great Solutions in Azure
  • Microsoft: What is Azure Machine Learning?


  • AWS: Cloud Practitioner Essentials
  • Machine Learning with AWS
  • AWS Podcast
  • Understanding Cloud core concepts
  • Intro to Cloud Technology for non-techies 
  • Getting started with the Cloud

What you can expect

Self-study video training, podcast