Introduction to Cloud Computing

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Course No: INFO.3070-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1340; SIS Term: 3230
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course explores the services offered by major cloud services providers: Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. It introduces the core concepts of Cloud Computing with an overview of services these platforms offer. The course gives a cost-benefit analysis in comparison to more traditional models along with a detailed comparison of the providers. Event Driven Serverless Architecture and FAAS (Function As A Service) is presented with a hands-on coding exercises of creating students' own RESTful endpoints that cal non-trivial functions (AWS Lambdas/Cloud Functions) that communicate with an RDS (relational database systems). The role and importance "DevOps" is made apparent with the introduction of such tools as Ansible, Terraform and CloudFormation.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: INFO.2030 Intro Programming with Python, and Co-req: INFO.2910 Introduction to HTML, or Permission of Instructor.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Spencer Marks
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2023: Jan 17 to Apr 02
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology, Certificate in Networking & Security

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