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Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a part of computer science that covers the organization management, storage and processing of information on networks of the internet or web server. It is an act of utilizing an association of remote servers hosted on the internet rather on the local server or a PC to store, manage and process information. It gives a cutting edge, proficient strategy for accessing to computing assets to associations/organizations of all sizes.

Cloud Computing courses manage and train students about how the information or data storage in a “Cloud” works and how clients can utilize numerous data centers accessible on the web. Cloud Computing makes it simple to manage information with no manual interface. It is divided into different categories like IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), Saas (Software as a Service), and so on.

Aspirants who want to pursue their career in Cloud computing can opt for various degree and certification programms offered at undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) levels.

Cloud Computing Eligibility

Every college expects the aspirants to satisfy or fulfill the certain qualification rules to get admission into the UG or PG degree in computer science or Cloud Computing. The eligibility criteria of Cloud computing may vary from university to university.

The eligibility criterion for both UG and PG degree in computer science or Cloud Computing program is given below:-

For UG Cloud Computing programms – You must cleared class 12th in science stream or any related subjects from a recognized board with 50% aggregate in marks.

For PG Cloud Computing programms – You must have done graduation in B.Sc. computer science or any other related subjects from a recognized institute across India with 55% – 60% aggregate in marks.

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Cloud Computing Course Subjects

Cloud computing course subjects that are offered to all the aspirants may vary from college to college.

Given below the syllabus of the cloud computing program:-

Module 1 – Data Centre footprints & Concepts

  • Introduction To cloud
  • Virtualization concepts
  • Types of Virtualization
  • Benefits of Virtualization
  • Introduction to Various Virtualization OS
  • HA/DR using Virtualization
  • Vmware
  • SAN back-end concepts
  • Cloud Fundamentals
  • Understanding Public & Private cloud environments
  • Cloud Building Blocks

Module 2 – Cloud as IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)

  • Private Cloud Environment
  • Introduction to Private cloud infrastructure
  • QRM cloud demo
  • Public Cloud Environment
  • Managing and Creating Amazon EC2 instances Managing and Creating Amazon EBS volumes
  • Understanding & exploring Amazon Web services
  • Tata Cloud details & demo

Module 3 – Setting up your own Cloud

  • Understanding various cloud plug ins
  • How to build a private cloud using open source tools
  • Setting up your own cloud environment
  • Custom images
  • Auto-provisioning
  • Integrating tools like Nagios
  • Integration of Public and Private Cloud

Module 4 – Future directions

  • Cloud Computing Programming Introduction
  • Cloud as PaaS (Platform as a Service), Saas (Software as a Service)
  • Cloud Domain and scope of work
  • Trends and market of cloud

Skills Required for Cloud Computing

In general, for getting admission in Cloud computing program, the following skills are required:




Management and Business Skills

Programming skills – python, .net. SQL, XML, etc.

Strategic understanding of Cloud Computing technologies and programs



Security and disaster recovery

Data Centre Management


Web services and API


Cloud Computing Job Profiles

There are so many job profiles or opportunities that an aspirant can get after the completion of Cloud Computing program are given below:-

  • Cloud Engineer
  • Cloud Service Developer
  • Cloud architect
  • Cloud marketing
  • Consultant
  • Cloud Security Analyst
  • Automation Engineer

Top Companies Hiring Cloud Computing

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Microsoft
  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Dell
  • Oracle
  • Michael Page
  • VM Ware

Popular Cloud Computing Colleges in India

  1. SRM Institute of Science and Technology
  2. Manav Rachna University
  3. D. Goenka University (Gurgaon)
  4. BITS Pilani
  5. MIT Art, Design and Technology University

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