Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2013 (Day)|
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Evening)
This unit introduces students to the fundamentals of computer systems and the computing environment, using Linux as a case study of a modern operating system. Topics covered include: CPU, memory, storage devices, peripheral hardware, networking fundamentals, operating systems fundamentals, practical Linux considerations including Desktop and Enterprise applications, file systems, shell scripting, client/server applications and system administration.
At the completion of this unit students will be expected to have understanding of:
Examination (2 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%
1 hr lecture/wk, 3 hrs laboratories/wk