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AWS Academy Cloud Foundations and Architecture CITX 2150

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course introduces cloud computing and provides opportunities for students to build a variety of cloud infrastructures, services and security employed by small to medium size businesses through a guided, hands-on approach. Students learn how to design systems that are secure, reliable, high-performing, and cost efficient using Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a platform. Students will gain real-world understanding of AWS cloud practices, cloud concepts, core services, security, architecture, pricing and support. Services such a Microsoft Azure and Google Computer Engine (GCE) are introduced for comparison with AWS. The course content will help students prepare for two AWS certifications: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02). The content of this course is supported by the AWS Learning Academy.

Prerequisite(s)

  • It is strongly recommended that students have a background in Networking, Linux, and Windows prior to taking the course.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,217.78

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of CITX 2150 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48175

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 05 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48175
  • $1217.78
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Mon, Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 123
Instructor

John Ali

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1217.78

Important information
  1. No class on Monday, October 10th (Thanksgiving Day). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe cloud computing frameworks
  • Compare popular cloud services
  • Describe the economic benefits of using a cloud service
  • Describe the different cloud architecture design principles
  • Design a multi-tier, resilient, high performing, fault tolerant architecture with high availability
  • Design decoupling mechanisms using AWS services
  • Choose appropriate resilient storage
  • Design secure applications and architectures
  • Describe migration principles and solutions.
  • Define a solution using architectural design principles based on client requirements

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2021

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