The CSC cloud computing fundamentals course is a training course that provides the know-how required to efficiently use CSC’s Pouta cloud and CSC's Rahti cloud. For Pouta it mainly includes computing resources such as virtual machines and object storage in a scalable, automated, and on-demand fashion. And in the case of Rahti, it allows to run containers in a Kubernetes cluster.

The target audience for this course includes graduate students, researchers, and IT professionals who aim to build and manage their research and education infrastructure and IT solutions in the cloud.

To succeed in this course, trainees should be familiar with basic operating systems and networking concepts. Some familiarity with the Linux command line, web servers, and text editors is also necessary.