Cloud Computing

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Course No: MSIT.5650-031; SIS Class Nbr: 14153

Course Description

This course starts with an overview of modern distributed models, exposing the design principles, systems architecture, and innovative applications of parallel, distributed, and cloud computing systems. The course will focus on the creation and maintenance of high-performance, scalable, reliable systems, providing comprehensive coverage of distributed and cloud computing, including: Facilitating management, debugging, migration, and disaster recovery through virtualization. Clustered systems for research or ecommerce applications. Designing systems as web services. Principles of cloud computing using examples from open-source and commercial applications.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: MSIT,IT Certificate Program
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  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Robert Bell
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Dec 03
  • Chat Hours: Sun 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1710
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: M.S. in Information Technology, Network Security Certificate, System Models & Management Certificate, M.S. in Security Studies: Cyber Security Concentration

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