SYSTEM OPERATIONS ON THE CLOUD

CSE3SOX

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject prepares the student to be able to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the cloud platform. Key concepts such as cloud metrics, provisioning systems, data integrity and data security are also emphasised. This subject is designed to prepare students for undertaking a vendor certification.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBACTO and must have passed both of: CSE2VVX and CSE2CNX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Amazon Web Services online training

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorAmazon Web Services Educate

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAmazon Web Services

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Official Study Guide

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorCole S., Digby G., Fitch C., Friedberg S., Qualheim S., Rhoads J., Roth M., Sundrud B.

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Amazon Web Services online training

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorAmazon Web Services Academy

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAmazon Web Services

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Appraise cloud services based on compute, data and security requirements and apply them to a business case.
02. Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available and fault-tolerant systems on cloud
03. Implement and test the networking features on a cloud platform
04. Implement appropriate data storage architectures within a cloud computing context to satisfy business requirements
05. Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available and fault-tolerant applications on cloud
06. Optimise the availability, performance and billing for a cloud-based system

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online test (equivalent to 350 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cloud services Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Written report on a practical scenario on cloud services, systems and networking (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud services, systems and networking.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Written report on a practical scenario on storage systems and databases (equivalent to 650 words) A written practical scenario-based lab report on cloud storage systems and databases systems.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4
Written report on deploying applications on cloud & optimising workloads in cloud (1350 words equiv) A written practical scenario-based lab report on deploying applications on cloud and optimising workloads in cloudN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5, SILO6
Online subject test (equivalent to 500 words) Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers all the topics Timed assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6