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From our founding as Propulsion Academy in 2016 to our acquisition by SIT last year, today we welcome our new brand name: Constructor Learning. Constructor Learning is part of the Constructor Group, initially named Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT). The organization was founded in 2019 by Dr. Serg Bell, a long-time entrepreneur and investor in technology and education. Dedicated to creating knowledge through science, education and technology, the ecosystem combines a comprehensive educational offering that spans the entire learning lifecycle, from K-12 to a private university and executive courses, next-generation research capabilities and commercial activities for technological innovation. Founded and headquartered in Schaffhausen, SIT has rapidly grown since its creation, thanks to organic growth and acquisitions. As it has become a global organization with a footprint in more than 15 countries and a worldwide network of researchers, professors, investors, clients, and alumni, the brand had to be rethought to reflect this expansion better and unify the entire ecosystem under one name: Constructor.

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Cloud Computing course

New platforms rise to enable new types of applications. You need to be proficient in Cloud Computing to stay relevant. Get mentored through concepts and best-practices to help tackle your most ambitious challenges.

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Remote

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Program overview

Whether you know the basic concepts or already had your first encounter with the Cloud, this course will teach you the skills needed to kick-off your career and earn an official certification with one of the cloud providers. Learn how to differentiate between cloud services and decide which ones make more sense for your use case, both in terms of business strategy and technology. You will have acquired hands-on experience in working and setting up all major FAAS, IAAS, PAAS Services, as well as Kubernetes.

Upcoming dates

Are you interested in applying for our course? Then register here and we will inform you as soon as the next course dates are published.

What you will learn

0

Introduction session

Meet the instructors and students during our 1 hour Introduction to the course. Get more information about the curriculum, methods and the tools used during the course. The aim is to set you up and make you feel comfortable with our online learning environment.

1

Overview & FAAS

Day 1: Context and Motivation
  • Contextualize the role of cloud and where/how it is different from previous technological platforms.
  • Difference Public, Private, Hybrid Cloud.
  • Difference IAAS, FAAS, PAAS, SAAS.
  • Most common Cloud Services and their use cases.
  • Importance of CICD, DevOps, Reactive Programming, Scalability, Reliability, Availability.
  • How and why to be cloud native.
  • Design patterns (micro services vs soa vs monolithic)
Day 2: Tools and FAAS
  • Interacting with the cloud: Dashboard, SDKs, APIs.
  • Security (IAM, identity, authorization, authentication) & Policies.
  • Resource organization
  • Serverless Computing
  • FAAS

2

IAAS

Day 1: Vms
  • Availability and Regions.
  • CDNs
  • VPCs
  • VMs (autoscaling, preemptible VMs)
  • Load Balancing
  • Containers and Container Orchestration.
  • Setting up a CI/CD pipeline.
Day 2: Storage
  • Relational
  • Blob
  • NoSql
  • Tradeoffs
  • Availability and Regions
  • Development, operation and migration best practices.

3

PAAS for Software Development

  • Available Services.
  • Structure of a web app.
  • Deploy apps with PAAS solutions.

4

PAAS for Data Engineering

  • Available Services.
  • Structure of a data driven app.
  • Event driven vs message driven.
  • Deploy apps with PAAS solutions.

5

Kubernetes

Day 1: Part I
  • Learn fundamentals of Kubernetes.
  • Learn how to architect with Kubernetes.
  • Learn how to interact with a Cluster
Day 2: Part II
  • Advanced features

6

Mini-project

Select from a list of projects provided by Constructor Learning or work on a topic of your choice. In both cases, the instructor and TAs will help you to get the most out of it.

Weekly schedule

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21H00

Q&A Session

During these sessions, you are totally free to connect and ask any questions about the covered topics.

Lecture

Learn from our instructors who are experts in their respective fields and get introduced to new topics during live lectures.

Practice

Work on a set of interesting and challenging exercises related to the topics covered in the previous lesson.

Earn a Certificate of Accomplishment

Share your Certificate on social networks, printed resumes, CVs or other documents. Boost your career with the new skills that you gained.

Certificate

Upcoming events

Attend one of our events. Discover our upcoming workshops, info sessions, final presentations and webinars on trending topics.

  • Data Analytics Workshop

    08. Dec 22, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM GMT+1

    Location: Online via Zoom

    Join Dipanjan on December 8th from 5 - 7 PM and get an introduction to data analytics. Dipanjan is our lead data science consultant & instructor, leading advanced analytics efforts around Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning. Dipanjan will lead you through python and data processing basics, talk about framing data science problems, and briefly discuss how to analyze and visualize unique patterns. At the end of the workshop, you will create a model that can predict housing prices using machine learning. If you are interested in data science and data science-related topics, this event is for you. Register today to save your seat.

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  • UX/UI workshop with Kenji

    18. Jan 23, 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM GMT+1

    Location: Online via Zoom

    Join Kenji on Wednesday, January 18th, 2023, from 5 - 6:30 PM and get an introduction to prototyping in Figma. Kenji Nguyen is a UX designer at Ginetta, and an expert at designing business applications, custom websites, and mobile apps for leading corporations, ambitious SMEs, and innovative startups. Kenji will be hosting an interactive workshop on prototyping in Figma. This will include wireframing for the initial stages of UX and prototyping in Figma to give a basis for UI. If UX/UI design is something you are interested in exploring further, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Register today to save your seat.

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Application process and prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Cloud Computing, motivated learner that’s passionate about technology, some experience in programming or Devops.
Simply apply to the program here.

FAQs

How is the day by day schedule?

Every course starts with a 60-70 mins introduction to a new topic, followed by 2 hours of guided exercises with the personalized mentorship of teachers and assistants. During the Q&A sessions (on Mondays and 20 minutes before each course), you are totally free to connect and ask any questions related to the course and your personal project.

Is there an interview selection for this course?

No, as long as you meet the listed prerequisites. The main goal is to get to a level consistent with Cloud certificates.

How does Constructor Learning’s curriculum differ from self-paced training?

Our digital learning platform and teaching methods give you the best of both worlds, a perfect mix of online and mentor-supported learning.

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