CS4296 - Cloud Computing

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to enabling the students to acquire and explore the basic concepts and techniques of cloud computing. It also aims to introduce critical technology of cloud computing and its development trends. The course includes but not limited to the following topics: the architecture and design of existing deployments, the services and applications that clouding computing can offer, fundamental scheduling algorithms for service provisioning and virtualized resource sharing, and the challenges that needs to be addressed to help cloud computing to reach its full potential.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information


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