2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CIT 126 - Cloud Computing Fundamentals

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston, North Las Vegas, Online
Offering Note: Charleston campus is fall only. North Las Vegas is spring only.

This course introduces the fundamentals of cloud computing models, cloud infrastructure, and key considerations in migrating services to the cloud. Students will learn the core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support offered by Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.  Students will review current industry trends in cloud computing including hybrid, multi-cloud and private cloud. Additionally, students will study cloud careers and discuss industry demand for cloud computing skills.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain cloud architecture types (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) and deployment models (public/private, hybrid and multi-cloud).
  2. Identify the benefits of cloud computing such as High Availability, Scalability, Elasticity, Agility, and Disaster Recovery.
  3. Explain the software-defined approach to managing IT infrastructure including virtualization, core services (compute, storage, network, and database).
  4. Describe identity management, governance, privacy, and compliance services offered by cloud providers.
  5. Describe cloud provider cost management and Service Level Agreements.
  6. Identify core cloud services (compute, network, databases, and storage) for given use cases.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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