UIUC MCS-DS CS 598 Cloud Computing Capstone review, summer 2020

This is originally what I wrote in Reddit by one of the MCS student’s request on Slack channel, and I decided to share it on my Medium as well.

Course Name: CS 598 Cloud Computing Capstone

Difficulty: 2/5. But it really depends on what you do. As long as you use Hadoop for the 1st task and streaming for 2nd task, there isn’t any limitation for what to do with which tech.

Workload per Week: I spent 20+ hours/week and a few vacation days to make it perfect. It was super…