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Course Schedule (Spring 2019)

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Course schedule is subject to change.

Schedule

Lecture # Date Assignment Deliverables Topics
01 01/07/2019 - -
  • Course Overview
02 01/14/2019 #00 -
  • Course Overview
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Distributed Systems
  • Linux Containers
- 01/21/2019 - -
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday observed (No Classes)
03 01/28/2019 #01 #00
  • Container Orchestration w/Kubernetes
  • Introduction to OpenShift
  • Kubernetes Lab
  • Infrastructure as Code w/Ansible
04 02/04/2019 #02 #01
  • Developing & Running Stateless Applications on Kubernetes
    • Replication
    • Stateless Services
    • Replication Controllers
    • ReplicaSets
  • Healthcheck/Liveness Probes
  • Services
  • Service Discovery
  • Load Balancers
05 02/11/2019 #03 #02
  • Monolithic to Microservices
    • Sidecar Pattern
    • Ambassador Pattern
    • Adapters Pattern
  • Data Encoding
  • Configuration & Secrets Management
- 02/18/2019 - -
  • Presidents Day (No Classes)
06 02/25/2019 #04 #03
  • Persistent Storage
  • Developing & Running Stateful Services on Kubernetes
  • Logging & ELK Stack
  • Metrics & Prometheus
  • Helm - The Kubernetes Package Manager
- 03/04/2019 - -
  • Spring Break (No Classes)
07 03/11/2019 #05 #04
  • Kubernetes Deployments
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery & Continuous Deployment
08 03/18/2019 #06 #05
  • Kubernetes Architecture
  • Securing Kubernetes API Server
09 03/25/2019 #07 #06
  • Autoscaling Applications
  • Autoscaling Kubernetes Cluster
10 04/01/2019 #08 #07
  • Serverless Computing (Kubernetes & Knative)
11 04/08/2019 - -
  • Final Exam
- 04/15/2019 - -
  • Patriots’ Day (No Classes)
12 04/22/2019 - #08
  • Presentation / Demo

Important Dates

  • Mon, Jan 7, 2019 - First day of full-semester classes
  • Sun, Jan 20, 2019 - Last day of online class add
  • Mon, Jan. 21, 2019 - Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday observed, no classes
  • Mon, Jan 28, 2019 - Last day to drop a class without a W grade
  • Mon, Feb 18, 2019 - Presidents’ Day, no classes
  • Sun, Mar 3, 2019 - First day of spring break
  • Mon, Mar 11, 2019 - Classes resume
  • Mon, Apr 15, 2019 - Patriots’ Day, no classes
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019 - Last day of spring classes
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019 - First day of final
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019 - Faculty grade deadline at 9:00am