Cloud Computing: Concepts and Technology

University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

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Who should attend

This course is particularly useful for IT professionals who work with traditional on-premises systems and wish to learn about cloud computing concepts and solutions.

About the course

Cloud computing has recently emerged as the dominant approach for the implementation of IT systems. The benefits include faster implementation, reduced costs and rapid innovation potential. This course provides a primer on fast-evolving cloud technologies and the considerations in managing large-scale cloud environments for organisations making the transition.

About this course

This half-day course aims to provide attendees with a balanced view of cloud computing covering basic cloud concepts and terminology. The course includes a discussion of the benefits and challenges of cloud adoption; cloud migration strategies and case studies that illustrate how organizations in various industry sectors use cloud computing to a gain competitive advantage.

Course structure

Introduction to cloud computing:

  • Current IT technology trends
  • Business motivations and technology drivers
  • Benefits and challenges
  • Cloud vs on-premises IT
  • Cloud computing service models: SaaS, IaaS, PaaS

Cloud computing deployment models:

  • Public, private, and hybrid clouds
  • Evolution of cloud computing

Cloud computing concepts and terminology:

  • Virtual machines and containers
  • Serverless computing
  • DevOps and microservices
  • Cloud computing frameworks (Kubernetes)

Cloud databases:

  • SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Document databases
  • Column databases & graph databases
  • CAP theorem and BASE consistency
  • Tunable consistency
  • NoSQL examples: MongoDB, Amazon DynamoDB

Public cloud platforms:

  • AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform.
  • AWS core services: examples and demonstrations: EC2, EBS, S3, RDS (Oracle, DynamoDB, Amazon Aurora), ML

Cloud computing adoption:

  • Migration readiness and planning
  • Migration strategies
  • AWS Adoption Framework

Future directions:

  • Industrialization of IT,
  • IoT
  • Machine Learning

Learning outcomes

After completing this course attendees will be able to:

  • Understand cloud computing motivations and challenges
  • Understand cloud computing concepts and terminology
  • Appreciate the challenges of managing large-scale cloud environments
  • Understand cloud migration strategies

Experts

George Feuerlicht

I am an Honorary Associate at the School of Software, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, UTS. I have been a senior lecturer at the School of Software specializing on database management and enterprise computing. I am the author of over 100 publications across a range of topics in ...

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