IIT Patna offers free course on cloud computing; apply now

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Vishu Verma
Assistant Manager
Updated on Dec 24, 2021 14:10 IST

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

Course Type  Elective
Duration  8 weeks
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

Credit Points  2
Level Undergraduate/Postgraduate

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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