- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject will be delivered through a combination of lectures and both individual and team-based learning. In team-based learning, a group of students will jointly develop applications.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students will have access to lecture notes and lecture slides. The subject LMS site also contains links to recommended literature and current survey papers of cluster and cloud computing principles.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
Adoption of the technologies taught in this subject, and in particular cloud computing, is growing quickly. All the big players in the ICT market offer at least one product that is based on these technologies. Therefore, there are many opportunities for professionals that understand them and are able to develop applications and support software for them. Some examples of commercial companies playing a major role in Cloud computing area are: Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Google, Oracle, CA, VMWare, and Citrix. The area of "Big data" is also one of the "hot topics" in great demand in the industry at present.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Science (Computer Science) Course Master of Data Science Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Specialisation (formal) Mechatronics Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing Specialisation (formal) Software Major Computer Science
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 5 December 2019