Teaching Cloud Computing: Motivations, Challenges and Tools


Teaching Cloud Computing is becoming crucial since this recent computing paradigm is used in many fields and it is changing the way we use the applications and the technology. As a matter of the fact, most of the applications that we use everyday through the web are based on cloud services. Unfortunately, the difficulty to set up a real testbed for students and, at the same time, the lack of an easy, open and collaborative educational material freely available make teaching Cloud Computing a hard task. In this paper we discuss the state of the art concerning teaching Cloud Computing and we propose education materials and tools that make Cloud Computing easy to use even for students/educators without any computer science skills.

In 2020 IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops (IPDPSW), New Orleans, LA, USA