IIT Patna offers free course on cloud computing; apply now
The course will be conducted from January 24 to March 22, 2022, and the last date to apply for the course is January 31, 2022.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna has invited applications for a free eight-week online course, ‘Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems’. The course will be offered through the National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) platform.
The course will be conducted by Rajiv Misra from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Patna. Those having knowledge of data structures and algorithms can benefit from the course.
The course provides an in-depth understanding of distributed computing concepts, distributed algorithms, and the techniques, that underlie today's cloud computing technologies. The cloud computing and distributed systems concepts and models covered in course include virtualisation, cloud storage: key-value/NoSQL stores, cloud networking, fault-tolerance cloud using PAXOS, peer-to-peer systems, classical distributed algorithms such as leader election, time, ordering in distributed systems, distributed mutual exclusion, distributed algorithms for failures and recovery approaches, emerging areas of big data and more.
IIT Patna free course on cloud computing
|Start Date||24 Jan 2022|
|End Date||18 Mar 2022|
|Exam Date||27 Mar 2022 IST|
|Enrolment Ends||31 Jan 2022|
Computer Science and Engineering
The course will be conducted from January 24 to March 22, 2022, and the last date to apply for the course is January 31, 2022. The course carries two credit points, and those who want a certificate will have to pay INR 1000 and take an exam on March 27, 2022. Only the e-certificate will be made available and hard copies will not be dispatched. Interested candidates are advised to go through the official website for detailed information.
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