British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/citx2150

Important Notice: COVID-19 Institute response

BCIT

CITX 2150 - AWS Academy Cloud Foundations and Architecture

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$1,168.41 - $1,192.67 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 67430

Tue Apr 06 - Thu Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 24 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,168.41

Notes

  1. 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.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 48175

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 206

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,192.67

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, October 11th (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.

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

Contact Us

If you have a comment or question about this course, please complete and submit the form below.

Contact Information

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the College and Institute Act (RSBC 1996, Ch.52). BCIT will use this information to communicate with you regarding relevant BCIT programs, courses and services. This information is only used by authorized BCIT staff. Email communication sent to and from BCIT is routed through the United States of America. If you have any questions about BCIT's collection and use of this information, please contact BCIT’s manager of Information Access and Privacy.

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of CITX 2150 - AWS Academy Cloud Foundations and Architecture? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request related to BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Find Courses

English Language Proficiency

BCIT's Part-time Studies English Language Proficiency Standard is English 12 (or equivalency). Students who do not meet this requirement should upgrade their English skills prior to any future registration.

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

Course Navigation, Related Links & Tools

Registration News

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 term.

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid.

© BCIT