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Cloud Computing Applications, Part 1: Cloud Systems and Infrastructure
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Cloud Computing Applications, Part 1: Cloud Systems and Infrastructure

This course is part of Cloud Computing Specialization

Taught in English

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Roy H. Campbell
Reza Farivar

Instructors: Roy H. Campbell

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Intermediate level
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There are 6 modules in this course

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.

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Welcome to the first module of the course! In this module, we will introduce the concept of cloud computing and the economical foundations that make cloud computing make sense. We then introduce some fundamental concepts including software defined architectures and cloud services. We end the module by introducing you to the low level cloud computing service offered, infrastructure as a service.

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10 videos1 reading1 quiz

Welcome to the second module! Here, we cover virtualization and containers with deeper focus, including lectures on Docker, JVM and Kubernates. We finish up week two by comparing the infrastructure as a service offering by the big three: Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

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17 videos1 reading1 quiz

Welcome to the third module, where we introduce Metal as a Service (provision real hardware in the cloud), Platform as a Service (provide a platform to run user code on) and Web Middleware as the glue technology that empowers cloud computing.

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15 videos1 reading1 quiz

Welcome to the last and final module of the cloud computing course! So far we have covered various methods of running certain computations on the cloud. Now it's time to focus on data storage in the clouds. In this module, we introduce big data and cloud file systems such as HDFS and Ceph, cloud object stores such has Open Stack Swift or Amazon S3, virtualized block storage devices such as Amazon EBS and archival storage options like the Amazon Glacier. Finally, we conclude the module with introducing the DropBox cloud API that enables developers to quickly integrate cloud storage options in their applications.

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10 videos1 reading1 quiz

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4.1 (66 ratings)
Roy H. Campbell
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
5 Courses66,270 learners
Reza Farivar
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
5 Courses65,468 learners

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