Introduction/ Course Objectives
This course will include a discussion of information technology architectures including software systems, hardware, operating systems, databases, component technologies, networking, and architecture patterns. The course also covers management aspects as well.
Course Code: IT-4541
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: IT-3541 (Network Design & Management)
Definition of IT Infrastructure, Nonfunctional Attributes, Availability Concepts, Sources of Unavailability, Availability Patterns. Performance. Security Concepts. Datacenters. Servers: Availability, Performance, Security. Networking: Building Blocks, Availability, Performance, Security. Storage: Availability, Performance, Security. Virtualization: Availability, Performance, Security. Operating Systems: Building Blocks, Implementing Various OSs, OS availability, OS Performance, OS Security. End User Devises: Building Blocks, Device Availability, Performance, Security. IT Infrastructure Management. Service Delivery Processes. Service Support Processes. IT Ethics & Emerging Trends in IT.
Textbook(s): IT Infrastructure Architecture: Infrastructure building blocks and concepts by Sjaak Laan, Lulu.com (November 5, 2011). ISBN-10: 1447881281
Class Schedule: BSIT 8th Self (Tuesday: 12:30 - 02:00 PM) (Wednesday: 11:00 - 12:30 PM)