CS5296 - Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19

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

This course aims to examine the critical technology trends of cloud computing, in particular, the architecture and design of existing deployments, the services and applications that cloud computing can offer, and the challenges that need to be addressed to help cloud computing reach its full potential.  In addition to understanding the core technologies in cloud computing, students are expected to apply this knowledge in a critical evaluation of emerging cloud computing platforms and services and to acquire an appreciation of cloud management tools through hands on laboratory exercises.

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

Continuous Assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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