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CIS 210 Cloud Computing
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Cloud Computing theory and application, including Cloud Computing network design and connectivity, server management, best-practices, security and provider service level agreements. Case studies of industry examples are used as applications to reinforce the theories discussed.


Prerequisites: CIS152

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify and explain the theories behind Cloud Computing for storage, computing resources and software.
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain historical events in the development of Cloud Computing.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and identify industry examples.
4. (Comprehension Level) Discuss PaaS connectivity and show key elements of the user interface.
5. (Comprehension Level) Give examples of IaaS and custom applications utilizing IaaS.
6. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the important components of a Cloud Computing Service Level Agreement (SLA) document.
7. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate options for storage and the use of Remote Data Management Systems (RDMS) within cloud solutions.
8. (Evaluation Level) Analyze the marketing of cloud computing solutions and make recommendations.
9. (Evaluation Level) Compose a Case Study on a deployed Cloud Computing solution, summarizing the business justification and the key legal information on this solution. Explain the costs in providing and using this solution. Examine and assess the key processes for end users, system administrators and the company as a whole. Evaluate the solution, identifying possible oversights, mistakes and alternative approaches that could add value.
10. (Application Level) Construct diagrams that document network devices, typical network traffic, cabling standards and router/routing details for connectivity to Cloud solutions.
11. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate Cloud Computing security requirements.
12. (Synthesis Level) Practice, revise and present Cloud network reports that identify and summarize Cloud technology concepts and details of the technology solution.
13. (Comprehension Level) Explain aspects of deploying and administering Cloud Computing.
14. (Analysis Level) Examine existing methods for troubleshooting and maintaining Cloud Computing solutions.
15. (Evaluation Level) Explore emerging Cloud Computing technologies and evaluate their possible impact on the industry.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None