CEN 4083: Introduction to Cloud Computing
Course Description for Introduction to Cloud Computing
Introduction to Cloud Computing
Prerequisite: CNT 4504
Description: The adoption of cloud computing services continues to grow across a variety of organizations and in many domains. Students will be exposed to the current practices in cloud computing. Topics may include cloud service models such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), virtualization, cloud architectures, motivating factors, benefits and challenges of the cloud, cloud storage, performance and systems issues, disaster recovery, federated clouds, hypervisor CPU and memory management, data centers, and cloud security. Course work may include homework assignments, presentations, and projects that will provide exposure to major cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Google Compute Engine (GCE).