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Courses Coming in Spring 2020

Cloud Compute Engines (CIS 297)

Explore how cloud computing systems are built using a common set of core technologies, algorithms, and design principles centered around distributed systems. Students will use various cloud platforms to provision, load-balance and scale their applications. The course discusses, from a developer perspective, the most important reasons for using cloud computing and examines the underlying design principles of scalable cloud applications.

Cloud Security (CIS 298)

Protection of the confidentiality, integrity and availability of computing systems and data. Uses of redundant and layered controls, continuous validation and testing, and automation to ensure that the cloud infrastructure is continuously monitored and protected. Examination of shared responsibility models.


Interested in Completing a Cloud Computing Certificate of Achievement? 

In Spring 2020 we will be offering Compute Engines in the Cloud (CIS 297) & Security in the Cloud (CIS 298). Stay tuned for more information about these offerings.


Career Opportunities in Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Support Associate
  • Network Operations Engineer

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Course Taught by

Kirk Tramble (Adjunct Faculty)

Science and Technology - Computer Science
(650) 378-7412 x3095

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