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Area/Catalogue
INFT 4028

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
106023

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To introduce Cloud Computing and virtualisation concepts and to prepare students to manage the move by a small to medium organisation to using Cloud Computing.

Course content

Introduction to Cloud Computing: Defining Cloud Computing; assessing the value proposition; understanding Cloud architecture; understanding services and applications by type.
Using cloud platforms: Understanding abstraction and virtualisation; capacity planning; platform as a service; using a Cloud service (at least one of: Google web Services, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Cloud Services)
Cloud Governance and case studies: Organisational readiness and change management; Data security; legal issues
Cloud Services and Applications: understanding Service Oriented Architecture; moving applications to the Cloud; achieving production readiness for Cloud services
Using the Mobile Cloud: Working with mobile devices; Working with mobile web services

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFT 1012 Network Fundamentals

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Report 3500 word equivalent per student 45% N/A
Practical ongoing assessment 15% N/A
Practical examination 1000 word equivalent per student 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Report 3500 word equivalent per student 45% N/A
Practical ongoing assessment 15% N/A
Practical examination 1000 word equivalent per student 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Report 3500 word equivalent per student 45% N/A
Practical ongoing assessment 15% N/A
Practical examination 1000 word equivalent per student 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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