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Cloud Computing (NCHNAP451)

15 Credits

This course offers an overview of practical aspects of distributed systems and cloud computing. Cloud computing and web services are an increasingly important tool for data scientists, allowing data storage, manipulation and analysis to occur on the cloud rather than on-premise systems. This course examines the key characteristics of cloud computing, cloud storage, aloud computing systems and online analytical processing. The topic of data warehousing is introduced and applications such as online analytical processing. This course additionally identifies and explores the risks and implications of cloud computing, including privacy, security and the protection of personal data. Learners will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge of cloud computing using industry standard cloud-based technology e.g. ServiceNow.