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Georgia Institute of Technology

Cloud Applications

Georgia Institute of Technology via Coursera


This course provides an introduction to the development and support for Cloud-native applications, more specifically it delves into best practices of developing applications; migrating on premise applications to the cloud; the basic building blocks and properties expected from Cloud applications. The course also provide highlights of some novel cloud applications, including geo-distributed computations.


  • Principles for Cloud Application Development
    • A detailed description of the basic principles for developing scalable applications in the Cloud.
  • Infrastructure and Application Management
    • A detailed description of how Cloud application software is managed to deal with upgrades, resiliency, and evolution
  • Emerging Cloud Applications
    • A foray into the emerging landscape of novel Cloud applications
  • Trending Cloud Infrastructure
    • A look into the emerging landscape of Edge/Fog and multi-datacenter infrastructures
  • Project
    • A capstone workshop that ties together the learning outcomes

Taught by

Umakishore Ramchandran


4.3 rating at Coursera based on 12 ratings

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