Exploring the differences between SaaS, PaaS and IaaS

In Cloud Technologies class today, we used both the course outline and the notes from MSFTImagine’s Github repo to talk through the differences in service offering. I used the canonical service model responsibility chart to start the conversation off. It’s fairly straightforward to talk to these divisions, of course. I often use it to drive home… Continue reading Exploring the differences between SaaS, PaaS and IaaS

Cloud Technologies – 2017. Ready, class 1

Started back with the UWI Cloud Technologies course today. This class was an Introduction to Cloud generally, with some conversation about the course outline and expectations for assignments. We still in the process of confirming the course outline, so I’ll share that next week. But I used the slides from the technical resources provided by… Continue reading Cloud Technologies – 2017. Ready, class 1

Teaching Cloud Technologies (2016/2017)

We just concluded another run of the Cloud Technologies course at the University of the West Indies. This course is part of the MSc Computer Science program. As lecturer, I had to come up with the course outline as well as the content. In so doing, I get the opportunity to refresh what we talk… Continue reading Teaching Cloud Technologies (2016/2017)

Teaching Cloud

I’m lecturing at the University of the West Indies this year.  I’ll be teaching the MSc. course in Cloud Technologies.  This year, I’ll be working along with Alysia Huggins. She’ll be bringing expertise in distributed systems to the course, but not just that, some very cool approaches. We’re looking to have more interaction from professionals,… Continue reading Teaching Cloud

Teaching (again)

Last year, I taught three courses. Intro to Mobile Applications Software Engineering Cloud Technologies I hadn’t done any lecturing for a while, and the opportunities came around fairly suddenly, but it was good to be back in class and sharing experiences. Mobile Apps & Software Engineering were taught at the University of Trinidad & Tobago.… Continue reading Teaching (again)