Studyinfo subject DATA2410 2019 HØST
Course description forDATA2410 Networking and cloud computing
- Course name in Norwegian
- Datanettverk og skytjenester
- Study programme
Fall: Bachelorstudium i ingeniørfag - data / Bachelorstudium i informasjonsteknologi / Bachelorstudium i anvendt datateknologi
- 10 ECTS
- Year of study
In this course, students will acquire knowledge of TCP/IP and various network protocols used on the Internet and acquire insight into the modern cloud computing technology. They will understand what are the components that make up a computer network and how the Internet works. Through practical lab exercises, students will gain knowledge of network data packet structure and virtual infrastructure in the cloud.
Recommended preliminary courses
The course builds on DATA1500 Databases and DATA1600 Program Development, or similar courses.
Required preliminary courses
None for the admission.
After completing the course, the student is expected to have achieved the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.
is familiar with the main functions of each layer in the TCP/IP model
can explain how the most important network protocols work
is familiar with the operational and infrastructure-related possibilities that virtualization and cloud-based solutions provide
The student is capable of:
configuring computer networks
using network tools to study network traffic
using automation tools to roll out applications and their underlying infrastructure
using cloud-based services as a development platform
using monitoring systems to monitor the performance and stability of applications and operating environments
The student is capable of:
understanding and communicating issues relating to networks and computer systems.
understanding and communicating the importance and necessity of using good cloud computing methods and technologies
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures and lab exercises. The exercises will be based on individual and group work, supervised by the lecturer or a student assistant.
The following coursework is compulsory and must be approved before the student can sit the exam:
Compulsory lab exercises in a group
Portfolio assessment comprising of the following two parts.
one group project (3-4 students, about 20 pages report)
one individual assignment (about 20 pages report)
The portfolio will be given one final grade.
The exam result can be appealed. Students who fail must submit a new portfolio for the next ordinary exam.
Permitted Exam Materials and Equipment
Grade scale A-F.
One examiner. External examiners can be used for grading.