Streams and the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise v1 (old version)

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Streams and the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise v1 (old version)

with Leons Petrazickis, Anjali Agarwal, Rachit Arora, Raul F. Chong

Streams and IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Beginners

Time to complete:
4 hours

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Learn the basics of IBM InfoSphere Streams, Cloud Computing and what the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise has to offer. Practice building your Streams cluster on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.

Course Syllabus

  • Introducing Cloud Computing
  • Introducing the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise
  • Introducing Stream Computing
  • Creating a Streams cluster on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise
  • Growing your Streams cluster
  • Setting up a Streams development environment

General Information

  • This course is free.
  • It is self-paced.
  • It can be taken at any time.
  • It can be taken as many times as you wish.
  • Labs can be performed on the SmartCloud Enterprise; however, you will need to pay for usage of this Cloud. At the time of writing there is a free trial available.
  • Students passing the course (by passing the final exam) will have immediate access to printing their online certificate of achievement. Your name in the certificate will appear exactly as entered in your profile in
  • If you did not pass the course, you can take it again at any time.


  • None

Recommended skills prior to taking this course

  • Basic knowledge of operating systems (UNIX/Linux)

Grading Scheme

  • The minimum passing mark for the course is 60%, where the final test is worth 100% of the course mark.
  • You have 3 attempts to take the test.