Get started with cloud computing

Learn the basics of cloud computing by building and deploying applications with IBM Cloud.

What is cloud computing?

Cloud computing describes the on-demand delivery of computing resources over the internet, such as applications, data storage, servers, and more. You can use these resources without installing and maintaining them in your local datacenter. The various types of cloud computing deployment models include public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and multicloud.

Get up and running

Use these hands-on examples to get an understanding of cloud computing concepts and technologies.

Deploy your first app to IBM Cloud

Learn how to deploy your first application to IBM Cloud using an automated deployment through an IBM Cloud DevOps Toolchain.

Quickly stand up a protected web interface for a cloud-native app on IBM Cloud

1 hour

Develop a Node.js starter application on IBM Cloud

IBM Cloud Learn Hub: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing transforms IT infrastructure into a utility. It lets you 'plug into' infrastructure via the internet, and use computing resources without installing and maintaining them on-premises.