University of Leicester


CO7219—Internet and Cloud Computing

Prof T Erlebach

Internet-based communication has become essential for our society and economy. Furthermore, the advent of cloud computing has revolutionised the way in which data is stored and processed. The first part of the module covers basic concepts of networking such as the Internet architecture, the sliding window protocol for reliable transfer, routing in the Internet, and end-to-end protocols. Students also learn to carry out calculations to predict network performance. The second part of the module focuses on cloud computing. It covers the principles of cloud computing, the MapReduce programming model for large-scale data processing, the implementation of MapReduce programs using Hadoop, and security considerations relevant to cloud computing.

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