ICT 612: Emerging Technology (Cloud computing, Architecture)

The course will present the state of the art in cloud computing technologies and applications. The course will explore potential research directions, as well as the technologies that will facilitate the creation of a global marketplace for cloud computing services that support scientific, industrial, business, and consumer applications. Topics will include: telecommunications needs; architectural models for cloud computing; cloud computing platforms and services; security, privacy, and trust management; resource allocation and quality of service; cloud economics and business models; pricing and risk management; interoperability and internetworking; legal issues; and novel applications. Course projects will expose students to different tools and technologies used to build and utilize clouds and the related security, privacy and trust management issues.

Course Description

  • Telecommunications needs
  • Architectural models for cloud computing
  • Cloud computing platforms and services
  • Security, privacy, and trust management
  • Resource allocation and quality of service
  • Cloud economics and business models
  • Pricing and risk management
  • Interoperability and internetworking
  • Legal issues
  • Novel applications
  • Course projects


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