THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEED
Short Courses

 CLOUD COMPUTING – FUNDAMENTALS OF AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)
雲端運算 - 亞馬遜AWS基礎課程
 
Non credit-bearing Courses

The objective of this course is to equip students with the skills to implement basic AWS to meet their personal and organizational computing needs. It also provides them with the knowledge that will be useful in the Amazon Certified Cloud Practitioner examination.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
‧ Explain the concept of Cloud Economics
‧ Describe the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure
‧ Explain the relationship of the components that make up the Elastic Compute Cloud
‧ Contrast the difference between different storage systems in the AWS
‧ Justify the decision in choosing a NoSQL database over traditional databases
‧ Understand how to implement security in AWS
‧ Describe Cloud Billing and Support Services

Indicative Contents:
‧ Elastic Compute Cloud Console, Amazon Machine Images, Instances, Free Tier
‧ Amazon Elastic File System (EFS), Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), Simple Storage Service (S3)
‧ Scan versus Query, Primary Key, Composite Key
‧ AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), Security Groups
‧ Cost Explorer, Support Plans

Prior Knowledge:
‧ General concepts about computer hardware such as hard discs, memory, CPU;
‧ Knowledge about the components in computer software such as operating systems, database and network;
‧ Some programming knowledge is preferred

Teaching and Learning Methods:
‧ Lecture
‧ Laboratory

Organising departmentSPEED
Medium of instructionEnglish (supplemented by Cantonese)
Remark(s)Course Period: 28 May - 8 June 2019
Class Dates: 28 May (Tue), 30 May (Thu), 1 Jun (Sat), 4 Jun (Tue), 6 Jun (Thu), 8 Jun (Sat)
Class Time:
Tue & Thu - 7:00-10:00pm
Sat - 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-3:00pm
Class Venue: PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 10 May 2019 (Fri)

Mode: Non credit-bearing

Total contact hours20.0
Fee$4,000
Entry requirement(s)Applicants shall: 1) have completed senior secondary curriculum and gained Level 2 or above in English language in the HKDSE Examination; or 2) have completed Secondary 5 education and gained Level 2 or above (obtained in or after 2007) or Grade E (obtained before 2007) or above in English language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE.

Applicants with other equivalent qualifications will be considered on individual merit.
CertificationA Certificate of Attendance will be issued to students who have attended 70.0 % of the classes.

Course codeDateDayVenueApplication Status
HA05  28 May 2019 Tue, Thu, SatPolyU Main Campus, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus Closed