Students who complete the class will gain a thorough grounding in the vocabulary and terminology of the typical modern web application design from the application developers perspective. They should understand typical performance and scaling bottlenecks and have an understanding of the solutions each problem requires. Finally they will gain an understanding of the changes in complexity, configuration, and application architecture required to solve scaling problems in typical web applications by moving individual components into the cloud.
Labs will involve implementing solutions and students will additionally gain brief familiarity with Amazon's various cloud related service offerings.
There are no prerequisites for this course. No previous experience with cloud computing is assumed.
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for sales engineers with a technical background, especially on the networking side, but not as comfortable with modern, scalable software development practices.