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Software-Defined NetworkingPython ProgrammingCloud InfrastructureCloud Computing

Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

60%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 5 of 6 in the
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 23 hours to complete
English

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Orientation

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 9 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 readings
Orientation Overview10m
Syllabus15m
Social Media10m
Updating Your Profile10m
About the Discussion Forums15m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz15m
4 hours to complete

Week 1

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 40 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
1.1.2 Application and Traffic Patterns Discussion2m
1.2.1 Physical Structure12m
1.2.2 Physical Structure Discussion3m
Programming Assignment 1 Explanation 4m
3 readings
Week 1 Overview10m
Programming Assignment 1a1h
Programming Assignment 1b (optional)1h
2 practice exercises
Cloud Intro Quiz1h
Programming Assignment 1a Survey (optional)30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 70 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
2.1.2 Host Virtualization Discussion2m
2.2.1 Routing and Traffic Engineering17m
2.2.2 Routing and Traffic Engineering: Packet Forwarding on Multiple Paths8m
2.3.1 Congestion Control - Part 16m
2.3.2 Congestion Control - Part 27m
2.3.3 Congestion Control - Part 310m
2.3.4 Congestion Control Discussion2m
1 reading
Week 2 Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Cloud Routing and Congestion Control1h
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week 3

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 160 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
3.1.2 Software-Defined Networking Architecture - Part 213m
3.2.1 Multi-Tenant Data Centers: The Challenges8m
3.2.2 Multi-Tenant Data Centers Discussion2m
3.3.1 Network Virtualization Case Study: VL2 - Part 19m
3.3.2 Network Virtualization Case Study: VL2 - Part 29m
3.3.3 Network Virtualization Case Study Discussion1m
3.4.1 Network Virtualization Case Study: NVP13m
Interview - Rob Sherwood (2015)43m
Interview - Martin Casado (2015)50m
1 reading
Week 3 Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Software Defined Networking1h
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Week 4

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 187 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
4.1.2 Inter-Data Center Networking: Cutting-edge Solutions14m
4.2.1 CDNs - Part 112m
4.2.2 CDNs - Part 29m
4.2.3 CDNs Discussion3m
4.3.1 Client Connectivity15m
4.3.2 Client Connectivity Discussion3m
4.4.1 Coping With Network Performance: Application-layer Tweaks for Lower Latency17m
4.4.2 Coping With Network Performance: Video Streaming Adaptation in the Face of Variable Bandwidth9m
Interview - Bruce Maggs (2015)44m
Interview - Roy Rapoport (2015)45m
1 reading
Week 4 Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Cloud WAN Connectivity1h

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