The final group presentation will be considered as the final exam for this course.
The class will include the following units in class and online. On-demand and printed/digital material will be provided for all the presentations:
Unit 1 Foundation of Cloud Architecture
Unit 2 Cloud Infrastructure Review & Comparison : AWS vs Others
Unit 3 Cloud Infrastructure Requirement: CPU, Memory, Storage, and Network
Unit 4 Application Performance Requirement for Cloud
Unit 5 Data Protection, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Cloud
Unit 6 Security in the Cloud: Key Management, Encryption, and Data Security
Unit 7 Responding to Volume: Scale up, Scale out, Bolt-ons, and Interfaces and Mitigation of DDOS
Unit 8 Managing trade-offs for Business Needs : Cost Efficiency or Performance?
Unit 9 Taking an Enterprise Infrastructure to Cloud
Group Project – Migration of Current Infrastructure into the Cloud; there is a mock presentation and final; each is 8 hour long full day workshop.
Data Center Tour - The class also meets one time in a Data Center, and will have real life experience on a state of the art data center with tour of the facility and observing the aspects of comprehensive operations of the data center, which is in the center of the Cloud Computing.
At the conclusion of this class, the participants will be able to create and deliver a comprehensive project, from plan to execution, and present high level and detail level, to the executives and to the technical audience.
Tuesdays, 5:30 -9:30 PM in class for three classes, two Saturday full day classes 9AM -5 PM, Sundays, 6:30-8:30 PM via WebEx, 2 hours of video each week.
Schedule: In class: 5:30 – 9:30 PM Tuesdays Dec 2, 9 and 16, Saturday full day class Dec 13 and 20. Online: 6:30-
8:30 PM Sundays Dec 7 and 14.
Group presentation to C-Level Executives, followed by detailed presentation to Directors.
Students who successfully complete the labs and finals get awarded the NJIT Cloud Architecture certificate with 3. 2CEUs.