Cloud Operations course is all about empowering the student to become an operations specialist – from day one on the job. Student will be able to learn ins and outs of cloud operations industry – putting up servers, instances, storage across all the leading cloud vendors (Windows Azure, Rackspace, Heroku & Digital Ocean). Multiple labs and reading assignments across all the above Cloud Vendors. Depending on available time, basics of Google & IBM Cloud Services will also be covered. Windows Azure will be used as baseline for all deep dive labs. Students will also be introduced to DevOps concepts such as Chef and Puppet along with labs in Chef.
MODULE 1 CLOUD OPERATIONS: INTRODUCTION
Unit 1 Introduction to Cloud Operations
Unit 2 Cloud Operations: 1st Principles
Unit 3 Setting up Application on Heroku
Unit 4 Setting up a droplet in Digital Ocean
Unit 5 Setting up an Azure Websites instance on Azure Portal
Unit 6 Rackspace Sign up
Unit 7 Across All above Vendors, compare add ons being offered by respective vendors
MODULE 2 AZURE DEEP DIVE
Unit 1 Azure high level overview
Unit 2 Azure Platform: Key Components
Unit 3 Azure Portal: Create and Launch Azure Websites and Cloud Services
Create a Virtual Machine in Azure
Create a SQL DB, Storage and link these to Cloud Services/VM.
Unit 4 Azure Local Environment Installation and Setup
Unit 5 Download Publish Settings and Publish Azure Websites via Visual Studio
Unit 6 How to migrate an existing .NET app into Windows Cloud Services
Unit 7 How to publish Local Web app into Azure Websites using Visual Studio
Unit 8 How to RDP into your Cloud Services via Azure Cloud
Unit 9 Heroku Overview
Unit 10 Download Git Bash and Set up Public and Private Keys on Local Machine
Unit 11 A lab from Azure Gallery
Linking Resources within Azure
MODULE 3 DEV OP TOOLS FOR CLOUD OPERATORS
Unit 1 What is Chef? Key Components, Basic Terminology.
Unit 2 Chef Solo Installation
Unit 3 Chef Server Installation
Unit 4 Setting Configuration and Starting Chef Services©
Unit 5 What is Knife and Configuration?
Unit 6 Getting Started With Chef
Unit 7 What is Puppet? Quick overview
New topics Overview of New Relic - What is it, How to use it, and Why?
MODULE 4 CLOUD SECURITY AND FUNDAMENTALS
Unit 1 Cloud Security
Unit 2 Regulatory and Compliance
Unit 3 QoS Ontology/Framework
Unit 4 Cloud SQL Backups on Azure
Unit 5 Cloud Storage Backups on Azure
Unit 6 Misc. Concepts and Topics based on Student Feedback
Tuesdays, 5:30 -9:30 PM in class, one Saturday full day class 9AM -5 PM, Sundays6:30-8:30 PM via
WebEx, 2 hours of video each week.
Schedule: In class: 5:30 – 9:30 PM Tuesdays Oct 28, Nov 4, 11 and 18. Saturday full day class Nov 8. Online: 6:30-8:30 PM Nov 2, 9, 16 and 23.
Team based Project
1. Set up Cloud Server Accounts with at least 4 Cloud Providers a. Capture screenshots of 4 cloud Servers, b. identify key conceptual differences between each of the Cloud providers, c. What kind of customers prefer each of these Cloud Providers. Your analysis.
2. Compare any 5 Cloud Providers across following topics:
a. Hypervisor, b. Compute Models, c. Costs, d. Tools, e. Local Environment Tools, f. Security, g. add-ons for email, logging, monitoring.
Students who successfully complete the labs and finals get awarded the NJIT Cloud Operations Certificate with 3.2 CEUs.
Class fee: $1,600.00