Introducing cloud computing topics in curricula

Chen, Ling, Liu, Yang, Gallagher, Marcus, Pailthorpe, Bernard, Sadiq, Shazia, Shen, Heng Tao and Li, Xue (2012) Introducing cloud computing topics in curricula. Journal of Information Systems Education, 23 3: 315-324.

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Author Chen, Ling
Liu, Yang
Gallagher, Marcus
Pailthorpe, Bernard
Sadiq, Shazia
Shen, Heng Tao
Li, Xue
Title Introducing cloud computing topics in curricula
Journal name Journal of Information Systems Education   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1055-3096
Publication date 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 23
Issue 3
Start page 315
End page 324
Total pages 10
Place of publication Harrisonburg, VA, United States
Publisher Journal of Information Systems Education
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
The demand for graduates with exposure in Cloud Computing is on the rise. For many educational institutions, the challenge is to decide on how to incorporate appropriate cloud-based technologies into their curricula. In this paper, we describe our design and experiences of integrating Cloud Computing components into seven third/fourth-year undergraduate-level information system, computer science, and general science courses that are related to large-scale data processing and analysis at the University of Queensland, Australia. For each course, we aimed at finding the best-available and cost-effective cloud technologies that fit well in the existing curriculum. The cloud related technologies discussed in this paper include open-source distributed computing tools such as Hadoop, Mahout, and Hive, as well as cloud services such as Windows Azure and Amazon Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2). We anticipate that our experiences will prove useful and of interest to fellow academics wanting to introduce Cloud Computing modules to existing courses.
Keyword Cloud computing
Data-intensive
MapReduce
Hadoop
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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