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Cloud platforms

Individual course

The course focuses on installing, managing and using modern cloud platforms. The students learn how to use and manage services in commercial platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Moreover, students learn how to setup their own cloud platform.

Course content:

  1. Basics of virtualisation
  2. Using commercial platforms
  3. Installing and managing open source cloud platforms
  4. Risks of virtualisation
  5. Fundamental ideas behind cloud computing
  6. Programming models in the cloud

Completion methods

The course requirements are successfully pass first 6 exercises. No lectures, video seminars or contact teaching. They have been replaced by educational videos. The course grade and number of credits are based on the number of exercises completed in the course:

  • 6/9 completed exercises –> grade three and three credits.
  • 8/9 completed exercises –> grade four and five credits.
  • 9/9 completed exercises –> grade five and five credits.

Degree students are recommended to complete 8/9 exercises.

More information in Tampere University’s study guide.

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Further information about the studies

Tampere University
Teemu Alapaholuoma

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Study credits:
3–5 ECTS
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Host university:
Tampere University
Who can apply:
Adult learner,
Degree student
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General prerequisites:
The student is expected to have good IT skills and basic knowledge of command line tools.
Course suitable for:
IT students and professionals. Cross-institutional students. Life-long learning.
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