IIT Kharagpur has launched a free online Cloud Computing course to assist undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as researchers, in using and exploring cloud computing platforms. Participants must have a fundamental understanding of computer architecture, organisation, and networking in order to finish the 8-week course. The course is available on the NPTEL platform and is worth two credit points. Participants can also choose to receive certificates by paying Rs 1000 and passing an exam to be held on October 23, 2021.
Professor Soumya K Ghosh of IIT Kharagpur's Department of Computer Science and Engineering will lead the course. He completed his Ph.D. and MTech from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Prior to joining the institute, the professor worked in the field of satellite remote sensing and geographic information systems at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
IIT Kharagpur Free Online Course On Cloud Computing: Topics To Be Covered
The primary goal of the course is to provide learners with a basic grasp of cloud computing, covering basics, management concerns, security challenges, and future research trends. Some of the topics that will be discussed during the course are as follows:
- Introduction to Cloud Computing
- Service Management in Cloud Computing
- Cloud Computing Architecture
- Data Management in Cloud Computing
- Cloud Security
- Resource Management in Cloud
- Research trend in Cloud Computing, and Fog Computing
- Open Source and Commercial Clouds, and Cloud Simulator
IIT Kharagpur Free Online Course On Cloud Computing: How To Register
The interested participants must register for the course on the NPTEL portal using their SWAYAM, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft accounts before August 23, 2021. The course will be taking place from August 23 to October 15, 2021. The candidates who are interested to know more about the course are requested to visit the Official Website.