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Cloud Foundation & Infrastructures

level of course unit

2. Study cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

The following learning outcomes are developed in the course:

- Students have a sound overview of the concepts of cloud computing
- Students know the effects and benefits on/for the economy (e.g. cost pressure and energy) and society (e.g. data protection).
- Students know the fundamental concepts (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, etc.) of cloud computing or infra-structure management (virtualization, configuration tools, monitoring tools, etc.).
- Students have an overview of advanced concepts and service models.
- Through practical exercises, the students have gained a basic understanding of the technol-ogies and their benefits.

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

This course teaches fundamental topics in the field of Cloud Computing and infrastructure management. This includes the following focal points:

- History and overview
- Cloud Computing concepts such as service models, deployment models
- Basic technologies of Cloud Computing (virtualization, infrastructure management)
- New developments in Cloud Computing, such as containerization, serverless computing
- Strategies and tasks, problems, risks in Cloud Sourcing

recommended or required reading

PRIMARY LITERATURE:
- Erl, T., Puttini, R., Mahmood, Z: Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology and Architecture. 2013
- Rafaels, R.: Cloud Computing: 2018. 2018
- Jackson, K., Goessling, S.: Architecting Cloud Computing Solutions: Build cloud strategies that align technology and economics while effectively managing risk. 2018

assessment methods and criteria

Seminar thesis

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

6

eLearning quota in percent

17

course-hours-per-week (chw)

3

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

2

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Informatiker Karsten Böhm

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

WEB.2

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory