Autumn 2014

TIES456 Introduction to SOA and Cloud Computing, 5 ECTS

TIES532 - Service oriented architectures and cloud computing for developers, 5 ECTS

Course teacher

Michael (Michael Cochez)

PhD student at MIT department



A service comprises a stand-alone unit of functionality available via a formally defined interface.

Services should follow the following principles

Why do you want to study services?

Cloud computing

Why do you want to study cloud computing (1/2)?

Why do you want to study cloud computing (2/2)?

Main course targets

Side targets


Course mode

Course schedule

Only 8 weeks

5-10 credits (= 135-270 hours)

+ ————-

=Very intensive

You are expected to work outside of the lecture times!

Weekly cycle


Assignment structure

Returning tasks


HTTP (short demo)

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.

– Attributed to Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut

Short demo of TCP and HTTP

This week’s task - REST client

Sorting some int

This week