Cloud computing systems today, whether open-source or used inside companies, are built using a common set of core techniques, algorithms, and design philosophies – all centered around distributed systems. Learn about such fundamental distributed computing "concepts" for cloud computing.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CLOUD COMPUTING CONCEPTS: PART 2
Good course. Gives you a good overview of cloud computing paradigms. Cloud Computing I and II both are quite informative courses.
Excellent primer on distributed systems theory and practice, but the programming assignment was complicated by low quality template code.
In continuation with Pt. I, this course delves into many more interesting topics. There's a significant scope of self-discovery and learning.
This is great to understand some of the most important underlying challenges of distributed computing. I'd say this is a mind-opener for fundational knowledge about cloud computing.
About the Cloud Computing Specialization
The Cloud Computing Specialization takes you on a tour through cloud computing systems. We start in in the middle layer with Cloud Computing Concepts covering core distributed systems concepts used inside clouds, move to the upper layer of Cloud Applications and finally to the lower layer of Cloud Networking. We conclude with a project that allows you to apply the skills you've learned throughout the courses.
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