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Why Cloud Camp?

Cloud Camp is part of Novosco's commitment to developing Northern Ireland's young I.T talent for the future of the industry.

About Novosco

"The Best Managed Cloud Provider for the Transition to Cloud Services"

Novosco has delivered enterprise-level hosting services to mid-market organisations in the UK and Ireland for the past 20 years. Our collaborative and open culture has also helped us achieve Sunday Times' 100 Best Companies to Work For and be in the Deloitte Fast 50 for 16 consecutive years.

Course Content

Apply now for Novosco Cloud Camp. There will be a mix of theory as well as hands-on experience delivered during each day of Novosco Cloud Camp. The environment will be fun, afterall, you are giving up your summer break to attend. Each student will receive their own Raspberry Pi donated by Novosco. The Raspberry Pi is a tiny computer that each student will use to learn the basics of programming and computer science. Novosco Cloud Camp will cover:

Raspberry Pi

  • Raspberry Pi set up
  • Installing Raspberry Pi operating system
  • Exploring the operating system
  • Basic Scratch
  • Basic Python programming
  • Novosco Raspberry Pi demo

Hardware and operating systems

  • Basic overview of PC components
  • Installing Windows 10
  • Installing extra hardware (HD, GFX Card and RAM)
  • Networking

Cloud - IaaS, PaaS & SaaS via Azure

  • IaaS - Creating a virtual server
  • RDP to server
  • PaaS - Creating a website
  • Basic HTML programming
  • SaaS - Overview and exploration of services

Meet the Novosco Cloud Camp Team

Patrick McAliskey

Managing Director - Novosco

Dr Nicola Ayre

Associate Head of the School of Computing - Ulster University

Dr Ian Cleland

Lecturer in Data Analytics - Ulster University