Release: 15 June 2022


Learn how to build a cloud from scratch!
  • 5 Essential modules to learn how to build a sovereign cloud.
  • Transform your career with this course.
    Get all the keys & insights necessary to build a cloud infrastructure.
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The Trainer

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Danny Afahounko
CEO Cloud Inspire

Danny Afahounko is an Open-Source advocate. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has been part of the most influential companies in IT namely AFRINIC as System Engineer and Red Hat France as Cloud Architect.

Danny’s ideology is to change the way IT is perceived. His mission is to breakdown the complexity of IT and make it accessible for everyone in Africa through education. He is actively engaged in training and capacity building, leading the Network Management track at AFNOG every year.


An intense training course, designed to give you all the technical tips and tricks to successfully understand the cloud concept and give your career a major boost.

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The Power and Highlights of this program:

  • A laboratory for hands-on lab training and practical exercises made freely available.
  • Monthly follow-up via a live webinar over 6 months to exchange freely on technical issues.
  • Lifetime access to a private discussion group for your questions, fears, uncertainties.
  • Preferred rates at all Cloud Inspire events.
  • Free training on the 2 types of cloud (Internal Developer Platform and the sale of cloud services).
  • Unlimited access to course replays.
  • Access to all course updates on new technologies.

Completing this course will help you:

  • Master the different concepts of the cloud.
  • Learn about the extent of scalability and development provided by the cloud and how it can transform your IT continuously.
  • Learn how to set up and install your own cloud.
  • Learn how to modernize an existing IT infrastructure through the skills learned during the hands-on workshops.
  • Acquire the necessary knowledge to make the relevant technological choices for your devops tools.
  • Learn hands-on experience with different open-source tools.
  • Have a good understanding of automation (Ansible, Terraform)
  • Understand how to use SIEM.

Course content

What you will learn. The objectives and outcomes of this course. 

  • What is not cloud!
  • The terms & definitions you need to know.
  • 5 Steps to build your cloud.
  • What are the type(s) of cloud architecture to adopt.
  • Tips on how to facilitate the move to the cloud.
  • A guide: From traditional architecture to hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • The fundamentals: How to move away from the silos of traditional IT , and open up to cloud computing.
  • Best Practices: Unifying the Cloud Management Process with Minimal Human Intervention.
  • Hands-on workshops on how to use Ansible, Terraform, and Packer tools.
  • Introduction to CI/CD.
  • The mechanisms to be put in place to manage the desired state and manage state changes.
  • How to set up test, pre-production and production processes to be efficient.
  • Best practices for making changes safely.
  • Practical workshops on a selection of tasks and learning shortcuts. 
  1. The 3 pillars of observability (logs, metrics and traces)
  2. How does observability work?
  3. Good practices of observability?
  4. What tools? ELK.
  5. Practical exercises.
  • Definition: how a SOC works and how to install a SOC.
  • SIEM (Security Information Event Management) – Understanding how to use it and hands-on labs exercises.
  • Patch Management
  • CVE

Who is this course for?

Whether you’re a manager, CIO, operations team, or you’re just looking to better understand cloud computing, this training can help.


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