CLOUD FOUNDATIONS

CSE1CFX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject we introduce cloud concepts, core cloud services, architecting on cloud and cloud support. We also look at various database options to examine the various services available to access databases on the cloud. The fundamentals of Windows server on the cloud and its administration will also be studied. This subject is designed to prepare students for undertaking a vendor certification.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBACTO and must have passed CSE1ITX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsVendor Certification for Cloud Technology ARecommendedDidasko, 2018Didasko Digital
ReadingsAmazon Web Services online trainingPrescribedAmazon Web Services AcademyAmazon Web Services
ReadingsWindows Server Administration Fundamentals, Exam 98-365PrescribedMicrosoft Official Academic Course 2016John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Use the key characteristics of cloud computing to contribute towards business goals

Activities:
Webinar presentation and open discussions about the fundamentals of cloud computing. Self- checking open-ended questions to support the activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Review and compare the various cloud models such as IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Public Cloud.

Activities:
Webinar with open discussion forums. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Use an appropriate cloud computing vendor platform to provide core services such as compute, storage and database.

Activities:
Webinar with open discussion forums. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

04. Understand cloud economics in relation to the social, legal and ethical impact of outsourcing Information Technology to the cloud

Activities:
Webinar with open discussion forums. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

05. Use basic security models and apply them to cloud computing

Activities:
Webinars and discussion forums with self-paced online problems.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

06. Install and configure a Windows server operating system on the cloud

Activities:
Webinars and discussion forums with self-paced online problems. Hands-on demonstrations of installation and configuration of Windows server 2016 within a cloud-based environment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assignment on cloud computing models and platforms (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud computing models and vendor platforms30 01, 02, 03
Written assignment on cloud security and economics (equivalent to 1300 words)A written assignment on cloud security and costing model30 01, 04, 05
Written report on windows server operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based lab report on installing, configuring and administering a Windows server operating system.15 06
Online subject test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge Timed assessment25 02, 03, 04