Michael Cochez

Assistant Professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

TIES456 - TIES532

**Autumn 2015 I ** Check here for the 2014 edition

TIES456 - Introduction to SOA and Cloud Computing, 5 ECTS

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



In order to receive the five credits of the course, students should (after the first week in a group) work on each of these assignments. The deadline of the assignments is on Monday at midnight (23:59) every week.

Advanced Exercises (TIES532)

Students want to receive 5 credits for the TIES532 course, have to complete one of the advanced exercises, either individually or in a pair if the exercise explicitly mentions this possibility. Students who only finish the advanced exercises without participating in the TIES456 course will not receive any credits!

Note: students who took TIES532 Software Oriented Architectures and Cloud Computing before 2013 with less as 10 credits can get additional credits for TIES532 (in total maximum 10 credits)


  • Tasks will be made available during the TIES456 course.
  • There are no specific demo sessions planned. Questions can be asked during the TIES456 demo sessions.
  • The student has to come and show the completed work before the end of November, at the time agreed with the teacher.
    • The finalized work must be in the repositories 24 hours before the meeting.


The student has to complete one of the the following exercises.

Thesis topics

See the master thesis supervision page