Cloud Computing and ICT Infrastructure

 

Course title   

Cloud Computing and ICT Infrastructure

Course Codes          

IT8412 / IT8403

Level  

8

 

Status            

Elective

Credits

15

 

Prerequisite 

Middleware or equivalent knowledge

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet, Online

 

Co-requisites

None

Duration

1 trimester

 

           

Aim

To enable students to critically analyse cloud computing and other advances in information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and recommend a workable solution (including cloud-related technology) for a given ICT environment.

 

Course content

Benefits and challenges of cloud computing, advances in ICT infrastructure

 

Learning objectives

  1. Review advances in ICT infrastructure and related applications (including advanced data handling, cloud computing, distributed computing, intelligent agents, software-as-a-service, virtualisation, web intelligence).
  2. Analyse the requirements for a cloud infrastructure for a particular ICT environment and critically evaluate the component parts of the infrastructure.
  1. Recommend a cloud solution for a particular ICT environment, including security countermeasures.

 

 

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