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    Illinois Tech Elevate College Prep: Cloud Crafters – Building Your Own Cloud Computing Platform


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Computer Science, Cybersecurity
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Information Technology
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Computing is everywhere, and cloud computing is all around us. In this project we will take a look behind the scenes of what are some of the components that are needed for building a cloud computing platform. We will use our own hardware and cover configuring hardware, installing operating systems, networking, racking hardware, stacking hardware, and configuring open-source cloud computing platforms and deploying a simple application. Sample code will be provided.

    Example Activities

    • Install Linux Operating system (Ubuntu) on a server
    • Install and configure cloud platforms (Vmware ESXi and Proxmox)
    • Deploy a sample cloud native application
    • Configure and test server hardware to prepare for OS installation