Professional Certificate in
Cloud Computing Foundations
Introduction to Cloud Computing Foundations:
To be advised
Cloud Computing Architecture and Infrastructure:
To be advised
Security and Governance in Cloud:
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Duration: 6 Days
This Professional Certificate will equip learners with the following competencies:
- Gain a comprehensive knowledge of cloud computing, including its history, evolution, the differences between cloud and traditional infrastructure models and the advantages and disadvantages of cloud
- Gain practical experience on some sample SaaS and PaaS solutions in the public cloud
- Develop a strong understanding of cloud computing architecture concepts, including containers (such as Docker), container orchestration (like Kubernetes), serverless computing, and microservices.
- Gain practical experience with cloud infrastructure services and learn about the key factors involved in decision-making when selecting appropriate cloud infrastructure services
- Acquire knowledge of cloud computing security principles and understanding of risk assessment methodologies for cloud migration
- Understand the governance and regulation frameworks that apply to cloud computing and an understanding of cloud operating models and their alignment with business strategies.
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Dr Ganesh Neelakanta Iyer
Dr Ganesh Neelakanta Iyer is a Lecturer in in the Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore. Prior to this, he worked as a lead DevOps engineer at Salesforce.com. He had also served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. He has received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering (University first rank) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India in 2004 and Masters and PhD degrees from National University of Singapore in 2008 and 2012 respectively. He brings in a decade of industry experience in various companies including Sasken Communication Technologies, NXP semiconductors and Progress software. He has handled several roles in the software industry including QA Architect, Technical Support Manager, Engineering development and Technology Evangelist.
He has strong inclination towards Game Theory. He applies game theory for handling conflicts, enforcing cooperation and for multi-agent systems. His technical knowledge and experience are in various areas including Cloud/Edge/Fog Computing Paradigms (including cloud platforms, containers and Kubernetes), Computer Networks, Software Engineering practices (Agile) and Quality Analysis, Economic models (Game Theoretic principles) and current day practices on cloud-based enterprise architectures, Machine Learning and technology for traditional Indian dance (such as Kathakali) popularization. His mathematical interests include game theory, graph theory, optimization principles etc. Over the past several years he has acquired practical knowledge and experience in various cutting-edge software engineering methodologies including Agile framework and has experience formulating and implementing various software engineering principles using Agile for large and small product development teams.
Dr Iyer is active in doing practical industry-oriented research on the above topics of his interest. He also aspires to do research on technological innovations to popularize traditional classical arts such as Kathakali and Koodiyattam.
He has published two book chapters in the “Encyclopaedia for Cloud Computing” in 2016 in addition to several book chapters, journals and conference publications. Dr. Iyer has delivered several practical workshops and talks on various cutting-edge technology topics in many academic and industry events in several countries including USA, Europe, Australia and Asia. Many of these were on the contributions made by him in his industry engagement for software quality analysis with current day software engineering principles such as Agile for application development involving cloud platforms, mobile platforms and IoT based systems.
Dr Iyer is an IEEE Senior Member. He has been a reviewer of many internationals Journals including IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems and several international conferences. He was also the program chair for several international conferences including ICCCI and ICIWE.
Dr Iyer has strong teaching skills and boundless passion for teaching. He was a visiting faculty at IIIT-H (International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad), and has been teaching various subjects including “Game Theory for Computer Science”, “Computer Networks”, “Advanced Computer Networks” and “Scripting and Computer environments” for which, he has framed the syllabus, developed the materials and references, structured the grading scheme and formulated continuous assessment strategies. Further, he was a member of Board of Studies at JNTU-H (a premium university in India) where he participates in framing the syllabus for the university’s upcoming academic year.
He is also an expert in performing Kathakali, a traditional Indian dance. He has composed a story in Kathakali and he spends a considerable amount of his personal time to uplift this traditional art by organizing Kathakali performances, workshops and demonstrations and performance by himself. He has also composed a Kathakali story “Sri Mookambika Mahathmyam” which has been staged in multiple venues in India.
Dr Michael Gorriz
Dr Michael Gorriz is an industry acclaimed technology leader who believes that a Digital Transformation must be based on a solid foundation which embraces a capable workforce, a clear structure and a sustainable architecture. This requires the full dedication of the entire organisation and is a multi-year endeavour. Done successfully you can appreciate a seamless end-to-end customer service with low cost-to-serve.
Starting his career as a physicist in the aerospace industry Michael discovered his passion for information technology when he joined the IT department of the car manufacturer DaimlerChrysler in 2000. One of his first duties was the post-merger integration of the finance and procurement systems of the German-American manufacturer. Later he became the CIO of the Mercedes-Benz Car Group and assumed the role of Daimler’s Global Chief Information Officer in 2008. Under his watch the free-floating car-sharing system Car2Go (ShareNow) and the connected car solution Mercedes me connect was created.
In 2015 he moved to Singapore and became the Global Chief Information Officer of Standard Chartered Bank. Michael was responsible for the systems development and technology infrastructure and the definition and implementation of the Bank’s digital and innovation agenda. With technology at the heart of the Bank’s growth strategy, Michael’s capabilities, and experience to drive innovation and change in technology was the key of becoming a digital Bank with a human touch.
He has won numerous awards – including the Global CIO award of the Indian NASSCOM – and is one of the 40 most important people in IT in the last 40 years in Germany. He is a passionate leader who loves to engage with ambitious engineers to help them to develop their full potential.
Dr Gorriz is a physicist and engineer by background and obtained a PhD in Laser Engineering. He is based in Singapore, holds various Board seats and consults companies on their growth path.
Mr Chris Liu
Mr Chris Liu is a cloud computing and cyber security expert. With the passion of cloud computing and security, he has helped many enterprises in the region to build up a more secure and robust IT infrastructure. Currently he is working at a world leading cloud security company as solution architect for ASEAN and GCR region.
He is CCIE Emeritus, holding CISSP, Azure Solution Architect Experts and other renowned certifications in the industry.
Chris graduated from Telecom ParisTech and Tongji University with double master’s degrees in Computer Science and Telecommunications Engineering.
In his free time, Chris loves playing tennis and spending time with his family.
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Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.
Introduction to Cloud Computing Foundations: TGS-2023022210 (Classroom Learning)
Cloud Computing Architecture and Infrastructure: TGS-2023022204 (Classroom Learning)
Security and Governance in Cloud : TGS-2023022205 (Classroom Learning)