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Advanced Certification in Cloud & DevOps

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This program aims to provide extensive training on Cloud and DevOps and helps you master skills on Microsoft Azure -104 & Azure 305, Azure on DevOps, AWS, etc. Learn from IIT faculty & industry experts to get hands on exposure on these tools and upskill yourself.

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Ranked #1 Cloud Program by India Today

Learning Format


Live Classes

6 Months

Campus Immersion

at IIT Guwahati

E&ICT IIT Guwahati



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About the Program

Our Cloud and DevOps course delivers in-depth Azure training, along with a broader focus on Cloud and DevOps tools. You will work on real-world projects in these emerging technologies under the guidance of the IIT faculty.

Key Highlights

140 Hrs Live Sessions
50+ Live sessions across 6 months
Learn from IIT Faculty & Industry Experts
25+ Industry Projects and Case Studies
2 Capstone Projects
One-on-One with Industry Mentors
24*7 Support
Dedicated Learning Management Team
Designed for working Professionals & Freshers
1:1 Mock Interview
Certification from EICT, IIT Guwahati
No-Cost EMI Option
Weekend Lectures Available
Placement Assistance
2 Days of campus immersion at IIT Guwahati
Certification from Microsoft
AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals worth $99

Partnering with E&ICT, IIT Guwahati

This Certification Program in Cloud & DevOps is in partnership with E&ICT Academy IIT Guwahati. E&ICT IIT Guwahati is an initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India, in collaboration with the team of IIT Guwahati professors to provide high-quality education programs.

Upon the completion of this program, you will:

  • Receive a certificate from E&ICT, IIT Guwahati
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Program in Collaboration with Microsoft

Benefits for students from Microsoft:

  • Official study material from Microsoft
  • Industry-recognized certification from Microsoft
  • Real-time projects and exercises
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Career Transition

59% Average Salary Hike

$1,08,000 Highest Salary

700+ Career Transitions

400+ Hiring Partners

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*Past record is no guarantee of future job prospects

Who can apply for the course?

  • Anyone with a bachelor’s degree and a passion for Cloud and DevOps technologies
  • Professionals looking to grow their career as a Cloud Architect
  • Any IT Professional with a bachelor’s degree looking to transition into cloud computing
  • Project Managers / Product Managers looking to up-skill in Cloud and DevOps
  • Developers who want to use Cloud Computing applications and build platforms

What roles can a Cloud & DevOps Professional play?

DevOps Architect

Uses VPC, Lambda, Route 53, AWS ECS, Elastic Load Balancing, and other significant tools and technologies of AWS.

Cloud Architect

Creates designs and builds documents for setting best standards and practices for cloud adoption.

AWS DevOps Engineer

Plans project deliverables and ensures high quality of products and their respective criteria as per the users.

Senior DevOps Engineer

Records aspects of infrastructure as code using a range of tools like AWS CDK, Terraform, and CloudFormation.

Release Manager

Responsible for the overall development pipeline, individual releases, overall release schedules, and coordination with different teams.

Product Manager

The Product Manager is from the operations side of DevOps and is an expert in organization and management.

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Skills to Master


DevOps Tools



Amazon EC2



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Tools to Master

python jupyter linux AWS S3 EC2 AWS_EBS EFS AWS_ELB CloudWatch DevOps docker jenkins puppet ansible kubernetes azure Google-Cloud
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Meet Your Mentors

Program Curriculum

Live Course Self Paced Industry Expert Academic Faculty

Linux Administration Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Linux
  • File and Folder Management
  • Files and Processes
  • Advanced Linux Operations
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Tools covered

  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure
  • Introduction to ARM and Azure Storage
  • Introduction to Azure storage
  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure App and Container services
  • Azure Networking – I
  • Azure Networking – II
  • Authentication and Authorization in Azure using RBAC
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Monitoring
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  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure
  • Introduction to ARM & Azure Storage
  • Introduction to Azure storage
  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure App and Container Services
  • Azure Networking
  • Azure Networking – II
  • Authentication and Authorization in Azure using RBAC
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Monitoring
  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • Migration in Azure
  • Azure Data Platform – I
  • Azure Data Platform – II
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  • What is Virtualization?
  • Virtualization is not a new concept. Evolution of Virtualization.
  • Type of Virtualization
  • Server-based Virtualization
  • Hypervisor-based Virtualization
  • Type 1 v/s Type 2
  • Full v/s Para
  • Virtual machine lifecycle
  • Virtual machine image: Structure, formats
  • Virtual machine instance: Public cloud specific instance, allocating resources to
  • virtual machine instance, networking in virtual machine, Amazon Machine Instance
  • VM Application
  • Container Based Virtualization
  • Container lifecycle
  • Container image : Structure, formats
  • Container instance: Allocating resources to container instance
  • Networking in containers
  • Unikernels: Structure, formats, allocation, networking in Unikernels
  • Difference between VM, Containers and Unikernels
  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Type
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  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure
  • Introduction to ARM & Azure Storage
  • Introduction to Azure storage
  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure App and Container services
  • Azure Networking – I
  • Azure Networking – II
  • Authentication and Authorization in Azure using RBAC
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Monitoring
  • Infrastructure Setup
  • Introduction to DevOps
  • Continuous Integration using Jenkins
  • Software Version Control
  • Continuous Deployment: Containerization with Docker
  • Containerization with Docker: Ecosystem and Networking
  • Configuration Management using Ansible
  • Continuous Orchestration using Kubernetes
  • Terraform Modules & Workspaces
  • ELK
  • Azure DevOps and Azure Repos
  • Azure Artifacts and Azure Test Plans
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Azure Boards

Self Paced

  • NPM
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Parallel Computing:

  • Motivating Factor: Human Brain, The Need And Feasibility of Parallel Computing
  • Moore’s Law
  • Elements of Parallel Computing: Factors affecting parallel system performance, Parallel Programming Models,
  • Computational Power Improvement, Two Eras of Computing, Hardware architectures for parallel processing, Dependency Analysis & Conditions of Parallelism, Levels of Software Parallelism in Program Execution, Software Parallelism Types, Performance of Parallel Algorithms,
  • Laws of cautions, The Goal of Parallel Processing, Amdahl’s Law, Gustafson’s Law, Communication Cost Model. Demonstration for parallel application performance and its impacts

Distributed Computing:

  • Distributed computing system, Characteristics, Goals, Components of a distributed system
  • Architectural styles for distributed computing: Software architectural styles, System architectural styles, Client-server, peer to peer, Parallel vs Distributed Systems, RPC.
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  • Python Environment Setup and Essentials
  • Python language Basic Constructs
  • OOP concepts in Python
  • Database connection
  • NumPy for mathematical computing
  • SciPy for scientific computing
  • Matplotlib for data visualization
  • Pandas for data analysis and machine learning
  • Exception Handling
  • Multi-Threading& Race Condition
  • Packages and Functions
  • Web scraping with Python
  • Using Python with Apache Spark
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Tools covered

  • Non-Relational Data Stores and Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Data Lake and Azure Cosmos DB
  • Relational Data Stores
  • Why Azure SQL?
  • Azure Batch
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Bricks
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Monitoring & Security
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  • Introduction to Power BI
  • Data Extraction
  • Data Transformation – Shaping and Combining Data
  • Data Modelling and DAX
  • Data Visualization with Analytics
  • Power BI Service (Cloud), Q & A, and Data Insights
  • Power BI Settings, Administration, and Direct Connectivity
  • Embedded Power BI with API and Power BI Mobile
  • Power BI Advance and Power BI Premium
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  • Introduction to SQL
  • Database Normalization and Entity Relationship Model
  • SQL Operators
  • Working with SQL: Join, Tables, and Variables
  • Deep Dive into SQL Functions
  • Working with Subqueries
  • SQL Views, Functions, and Stored Procedures
  • Deep Dive into User-defined Functions
  • SQL Optimization and Performance
  • Advanced Topics
  • Managing Database Concurrency
  • Practice Session
  • Microsoft Courses: Study Material
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  1. Introduction to Cloud Computing & AWS
  • What is Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Service & Deployment Models
  • How AWS is the leader in the cloud domain
  • Various cloud computing products offered by AWS
  • Introduction to AWS S, EC, VPC, EBS, ELB, AMI
  • AWS architecture and the AWS Management Console, virtualization in AWS (Xen hypervisor)
  • What is auto-scaling
  • AWS EC best practices and cost involved.
  1. Elastic Compute and Storage Volumes 
  • Introduction to EC
  • Regions & Availability Zones(AZs)
  • Pre-EC, EC instance types
  • Comparing Public IP and Elastic IP
  • Demonstrating how to launch an AWS EC instance
  • Introduction to AMIs, Creating and Copying an AMI
  • Introduction to EBS
  • EBS volume types
  • EBS Snapshots
  • Introduction to EFS
  • Instance tenancy- Reserved and Spot instances
  • Pricing and Design Patterns.
  1. Load Balancing, Autoscaling and DNS 
  • Introduction to Elastic Load Balancer
  • Types of ELB – Classic, Network and Application
  • Load balancer architecture
  • Cross-zone load balancing
  • Introduction to Auto Scaling, vertical and horizontal scaling, the lifecycle of Auto Scaling
  • Components of Auto Scaling, scaling options and policy, instance termination
  • Using load balancer with Auto Scaling
  • Pre-Route – how DNS works
  • Routing policy, Route terminologies, Pricing
  1. Virtual Private Cloud
  • What is Amazon VPC,
  • VPC as a networking layer for EC,
  • IP address and CIDR notations,
  • Components of VPC – network interfaces, route tables, internet gateway, NAT,
  • Security in VPC – security groups and NACL, types of VPC, what is a subnet, VPC peering with scenarios, VPC endpoints, VPC pricing and design patterns
  1. Storage – Simple Storage Service (S)
  • Introduction to AWS storage
  • Pre-S – online cloud storage
  • API, S consistency models
  • Storage hierarchy, buckets in S
  • Objects in S, metadata and storage classes, object versioning, object lifecycle management, cross-region replication, data encryption, connecting using VPC endpoint, S pricing.
  1. Databases and In-Memory DataStores
  • What is a database, types of databases, databases on AWS
  • Introduction to Amazon RDS
  • Multi-AZ deployments, features of RDS
  • Read replicas in RDS, reserved DB instance
  • RDS pricing and design patterns
  • Introduction to Amazon Aurora, benefits of Aurora, Aurora pricing and design patterns
  • Introduction to DynamoDB, components of DynamoDB, DynamoDB pricing and design patterns
  • What is Amazon Redshift, advantages of Redshift
  • What is ElastiCache, why ElastiCache.
  1. Management and Application Services 
  • Introduction to CloudFormation
  • CloudFormation components
  • CloudFormation templates
  • The concept of Infrastructure-as-a-code
  • Functions and pseudo parameters
  • Introduction to Simple Notification Service, how does SNS work
  • Introduction to Simple Email Service, how does SES work
  • Introduction to Simple Queue Service, how does SQS work.
  1. Access Management and Monitoring Services 
  • Pre-IAM, why access management
  • Amazon Resource Name (ARN), IAM features
  • Multi-factor authentication (MFA) in IAM, JSON
  • IAM policies, IAM permissions, IAM roles, identity federation, pricing
  • Introduction to CloudWatch, metrics and namespaces, CloudWatch architecture, dashboards in CW
  • CloudWatch alarms, CloudWatch logs, pricing and design patterns
  • Introduction to CloudTrail, tracking API usage.
  1. Automation and Configuration management 
  • What is AWS Lambda
  • How Lambda is different from EC
  • Benefits and limitations of Lambda
  • How does Lambda work
  • Use cases of Lambda, Lambda concepts
  • Integration S with Lambda
  • What is Elastic Beanstalk, how does Beanstalk work, Beanstalk concepts, Beanstalk pricing
  • What is configuration management
  • What is AWS OpsWorks, AWS OpsWorks benefits
  • CloudFormation vs OpsWorks, services in OpsWorks
  • AWS OpsWorks Stacks, OpsWorks pricing.
  1. AWS Migration 
  • What is Cloud migration
  • Why migration is important
  • Migration process in AWS, the R’s migration strategy
  • Virtual machine migration, migrating a local vm onto the AWS cloud
  • Migrating databases using Database Migration Service (DMS)
  • Migrating a local database to RDS
  • Migrating an on-premises database server to RDS using DMS, other migration services.
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  • Broad Aspects of Migration into Cloud
  • Migration of virtual Machines and techniques
  • Fault Tolerance Mechanisms.
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  1. DevOps Fundamentals & Infrastructure Setup
  • Introduction to DevOps & Software Lifecycle
  • What is the importance of DevOps
  • DevOps on Cloud
  • DevOps Lifecycle & tools
  1. Version Control with Git
  • What is Version Control?
  • Types of Version Control System
  • Introduction to SVN
  • Introduction to Git
  • Architecture of Git
  • Common Git Commands
  • Working with remote repositories
  • Branching and Merging
  • Resolving Merge Conflicts
  • Git Workflow
  • Git Methodology
  • Git plugin with IDE (Eclipse) to add more points
  • Working with Github
  1. Configuration Management using Ansible
  • Introduction to Configuration Management
  • Introduction to Ansible
  • Ansible Architecture
  • Setting up Master-Slave using Ansible
  • Working with Ansible Playbook
  • Ansible Modules and Roles
  • Working with Ansible on Cloud
  • Automating continuous Integration
  1. Continuous Integration with Jenkins
  • Introduction to Continuous Integration
  • Jenkins `-Slave Architecture
  • Understanding CI/CD Pipelines
  • Creating an end to end automated CI/CD Pipeline
  1. Continuous Monitoring using ELK
  • What is ELK?
  • Components of ELK
  • ELK Flow
  • Features of ELK
  • ELK installation
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  • Introduction to Google Cloud
  • Google Cloud Services
  • Google Computing Services
  • Google Storage Services
  • Google Cloud APIs
  • Google Networking Services
  • IAM & Security Services
  • Migrating to Google Cloud
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  • Introduction to Big Data and Data Collection
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing and AWS
  • Elastic Compute and Storage Volumes
  • Virtual Private Cloud
  • Storage – Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Databases and In-Memory DataStores
  • Data Storage
  • Data Processing
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization and Data Security
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Intellipaat reserves the right to modify, amend or change the structure of module & the curriculum, after due consensus with the university/certification partner.

Program Highlights

6 month live classes
Learn from IIT Faculty & Industry Experts
25+ Industry Projects and Case Studies
24/7 Lifetime support

Project Work

The projects will be a part of your certification in Cloud Computing and DevOps to consolidate your learning. Industry-based projects will ensure that you gain real-world experience before starting your career in Cloud Computing.

Practice 100+ Essential Tools

Designed by Industry Experts

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Career Services

Career Oriented Sessions

Throughout the course

Over 10+ live interactive sessions with an industry expert to gain knowledge and experience on how to build skills that are expected by hiring managers. These will be guided sessions and that will help you stay on track with your up skilling objective.


Resume & LinkedIn Profile Building

After 70% of course completion

Get assistance in creating a world-class resume & Linkedin Profile from our career services team and learn how to grab the attention of the hiring manager at profile shortlisting stage


Mock Interview Preparation

After 80% of the course completion.

Students will go through a number of mock interviews conducted by technical experts who will then offer tips and constructive feedback for reference and improvement.


1 on 1 Career Mentoring Sessions

After 90% of the course completion

Attend one-on-one sessions with career mentors on how to develop the required skills and attitude to secure a dream job based on a learners’ educational background, past experience, and future career aspirations.


Placement Assistance

Upon movement to the Placement Pool

Placement opportunities are provided once the learner is moved to the placement pool upon clearing Placement Readiness Test (PRT)


Exclusive access to Intellipaat Job portal

After 80% of the course completion

Exclusive access to our dedicated job portal and apply for jobs. More than 400 hiring partners’ including top start-ups and product companies hiring our learners. Mentored support on job search and relevant jobs for your career growth.

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Peer Learning

Via Intellipaat PeerChat, you can interact with your peers across all classes and batches and even our alumni. Collaborate on projects, share job referrals & interview experiences, compete with the best, make new friends – the possibilities are endless and our community has something for everyone!


Admission Details

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to selected candidates based on the feedback from the interview panel. The selected candidates will be notified over email and phone, and they can block their seats through the payment of the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to join this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates will be notified within 1–2 weeks

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this program conducted online or offline?

This program is conducted online for a duration of 6 months with the help of multiple live instructor-led training sessions.

Intellipaat provides career services that includes Guarantee interviews for all the learners enrolled in this course. EICT IIT Guwahati is not responsible for the career services.

After you fill in your basic details for the program, our course advisor will speak to you and based on discussion with them your application will be screened. If your application is shortlisted, you will need to fill detailed application form and attend a telephonic interview, which will be conducted by a subject matter expert. Based on your profile and interview, if you are selected, you will receive an admission offer letter.

To complete this program, it requires 6 months of attending the live classes and completing the assignments and projects along the way.

If, by any circumstance, if you’ve missed the live class, you will be given with a recording of the class you missed within the next 12 hours. Also, if you need any support, you will have access to the 24*7 technical support for any sort of query resolution and help.

To complete this program, you will have to spare around 6 hours a week to learn. Classes will be held over weekends (Sat/ Sun) and each session will of 3 hrs.

To ensure you make the most of this program, you will be given industry level projects to work on. This is done to make sure that you can get a concrete understanding of what you’ve learnt.

Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to first prepare using mock interviews and resume preparation followed by min. 3 exclusive interviews with 400+ hiring partners across the globe.

Upon completion of all of the requirements of the program, you will be awarded with a certificate from E&ICT, IIT Guwahati.

There will be a 2-day campus immersion module at E&ICT Academy, IIT-Guwahati during which learners will visit the campus. You will learn from the faculty as well as interact with your peers. However, this is subject to COVID-19 situation and guidelines provided by the Institute. The cost of travel and accommodation will be borne by the learners. However, the campus immersion module is optional.

To be eligible for getting into the placement pool, the learner has to complete the course along with the submission of all projects and assignments. After this, he/she has to clear the PRT (Placement Readiness Test) to get into the placement pool and get access to our job portal as well as the career mentoring sessions.

You will undergo below sessions:

  • Job Search Strategy Sessions
  • Resume Building
  • Linkedin Profile Creation
  • Interview Preparation Sessions by Industry Experts
  • Mock Interviews
  • Placement opportunities with 400+ hiring partners upon clearing the Placement Readiness Test.

Please note that the course fees is non-refundable and we will be at every step with you for your upskilling and professional growth needs.

Due to any reason you want to defer the batch or restart the classes in a new batch then you need to send the batch defer request on [email protected] and only 1 time batch defer request is allowed without any additional cost.

Learner can request for batch deferral to any of the cohorts starting in the next 3-6 months from the start date of the initial batch in which the student was originally enrolled for. Batch deferral requests are accepted only once but you should not have completed more than 20% of the program. If you want to defer the batch 2nd time then you need to pay batch defer fees which is equal to 10% of the total course fees paid for the program + Taxes.

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What is included in this course?

  • Upskill without leaving your Job
  • Lear from top IIT Guwahati Faculty & Industry Experts
  • Rigorous curriculum designed to gain Industry relevant skills
  • Group Learning with your peers through Intellipaat PeerChat
  • Dedicated Career Services to land you in dream Job!