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Mizzou Cloud and DevOps

Mizzou Cloud & DevOps Hands-On Training Workshop Series (Virtual)

Want to learn how to use Cloud & DevOps technologies in real-world applications? Interested in learning concepts and tools of microservices, containerized workloads and clusters across multiple clouds? If so, join us in the Mizzou Cloud & DevOps Workshop Series! Open to online students in roles of course instructors, undergraduate/graduate students, cloud engineers, system administrators, and other learners.

Date: Oct. 15, 2021
Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. CT
Registration: https://tinyurl.com/379fm7am

Registration deadline is Oct. 12, 2021

In Collaboration With:

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Overview

Mizzou Cloud & DevOps is a free, online learning platform that consists of an educational catalog of hands-on laboratory exercises based on various DevOps technologies, cloud platforms, and real-world applications. At the Mizzou Cloud & DevOps workshop, you will learn how to use the online learning platform and conduct various hands-on learning on trending technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins) for cutting-edge applications (e.g., container orchestration for video processing, cloud networking for cyber defense, edge computing for distributed workflows, data pipeline automation for knowledge discovery).

Expected Outcomes

The ultimate goal of the workshop is to get students excited about Cloud & DevOps and to provide guidance on how to get started with basics of accessing cloud infrastructure and tools, and how to integrate relevant technologies in real-world application use cases. Students after the workshop will obtain skills assessment based on their learning outcomes, and gain insights to apply the tools and technologies in other real-world application scenarios.

Workshop Instructors

The workshop is organized and led by Professor Prasad Calyam, faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Director of Cyber Education, Research and Infrastructure Center (Mizzou CERI), and Greg L. Gilliom Professor of Cyber Security; Co-instruction by Cyberinfrastructure Engineer Dr. Songjie Wang, Mizzou CERI.

Workshop Activities

  • Introduction to Cloud & DevOps
  • Access to Mizzou Cloud and DevOps web portal, cloud platforms
  • Labs featuring learning of cutting-edge Cloud and DevOps technologies integrated with real-world applications
  • Skill assessment, badges allocation and peer ranking
  • Join the learning community of Mizzou Cloud and DevOps

Requirements

Workshop participants are required to have the following to attend the workshop for hands-on experience:

  • A personal computer with Internet access and SSH utilities (MacOS: terminal; Win10: PuTTY/MobaXTerm)
  • A GitHub account to use the Mizzou Cloud and DevOps web portal

Questions

If you have any questions regarding the workshop, please contact Dr. Songjie Wang at wangso@missouri.edu.

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