PA200 Cloud Computing

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Ing. Ilya Etingof (lecturer)
Joao Grade (lecturer)
Mgr. Kamil Malinka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Kamil Malinka, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: Mgr. Kamil Malinka, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Mon 17. 2. to Fri 15. 5. Wed 10:00–11:50 C416
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PA018 Advanced Topics in IT Security || PA151 Pokročilé počítačové sítě || PA159 Net-Centric Computing I || PA191 Advanced Computer Networking || PV017 IT Security || PV157 Authentication and AC
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The graduate of this course shall be able to: - understand virtualization and cloud computing technologies including virtual machines and containers - consider the trade-offs and pathways of cloud deployment and migration - be aware of the design, services and inner workings of a typical cloud system like OpenStack - deploy and maintain a cloud project - design applications for cloud environments
Learning outcomes
Graguate of this course shall be able to:
- understand basic concepts of cloud computing technologies and infrastructure
- select appropriate methods for design and practical deployment of cloud systems and applications
  • 1. Overview of Cloud Computing
  • 2. Cloud Service Delivery Models
  • 3. Virtualization technologies – VMs and Containers
  • 4. Cloud Deployment Scenarios
  • 5. Transition & Migration to a cloud computing environment
  • 6. Overview of contemporary cloud service providers
  • 7. Introduction to OpenStack - history, design, and development
  • 8. OpenStack cloud administration and cloud software development
  • 9. Containers, orchestration software and clouds
  • 10. Cloud infrastructure – data repositories
  • 11. Scientific clouds - distributed computing and data storage infrastructure
  • 12. Cloud Security - Security in Cloud Computing
  • 13. Auditing / logging
  • 14. Future Development – Next Generation Cloud
Teaching methods
Lectures with slides (presentations by professionals in the sectors), term project, consultations about projects
Assessment methods
During the course, non-trivial projects of cloud implementation will be released. Its elaboration is mandatory. The course is finished with the final colloquium. Credit will be awarded based on the project's implementation, submission of project documentation and final written exam.
projects - 50 points, final exam - 50 points, minimum of 50 points total to pass the course
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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