INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
3+2 Information Technology Master
2017-2018

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 534 Cloud Computing Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 6 3 150

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nejra Beganović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nejra Beganovic Nejra Beganović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] [email protected] no email

This course examines cloud computing in detail and introduces the security concerns associated with cloud computing. Key topics include service models for cloud computing, virtualization, storage, management, tools, standards, applications and data processing.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The objective of the course is to provide to students fundamentals of cloud computing and security associated with cloud computing.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to cloud computing
  2. Cloud system architectures
  3. Cloud system architectures
  4. Virtualization and resource management
  5. Cloud security issues
  6. Cloud security issues
  7. Big data storage and management
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Big data storage and management
  10. IoT cloud
  11. IoT cloud
  12. Data streaming
  13. Research trend in cloud computing – Edge/Fog computing
  14. Revision

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Presentation110
    Term Paper140
    Final Exam130
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Compare the implementation and performance of cloud computing systems and the relative merits and suitability of each for complex data-intensive applications
    • Explain and characterize different cloud models, namely Infrastracture as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Identify security implications in cloud computing
    • Identify appropriate design choices when solving real-world computing problems
    • Make recommendatons on cloud computing solutions for an enterprise
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Cloud Computing: Principles and Paradigms, Editors: Rajkumar Buyya and James Broberg and Andrzej M. Goscinski, John Wiley & Sons, 2011

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)15345
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination12020
    Preparation for Final Examination13131
    Assignment / Homework/ Project15050
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 150
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 6