Programs

System Engineering

Architecture and Design of IT Systems

  • Class 30
  • Practice 15
  • Independent work 75
Total 120

Course title

Architecture and Design of IT Systems

Lecture type

Obligatory

Course code

12611

Semester

1

ECTS

4

Lecturers and associates

Course objectives

Understanding complex factors that affect the design of IT systems, critical analysis of available technologies and the proposal of complete IT solutions in the context of business needs of users.

Content

The course deals with network technologies, operating systems, security technologies, modern data center technologies, and cloud computing, in the context of designing an optimal IT solution that will support modern organization's operations. The focus of the course is on a critical review of available technologies, designing IT solutions and providing adequate justification and evaluation of the proposed solution with regard to user requirements.

Required reading

Architecting Cloud Computing Solutions: Build cloud strategies that align technology and economics while effectively managing risk, Kevin L.Jackson, 2018.

Additional reading

1. Developing Information Systems: Practical guidance for IT professionals, Tahir Ahmed, 2014.
2. Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS), Michael J.Kravis, 2014.

Minimal learning outcomes

  • Identify the role of specific network technologies and solutions in the context of meeting the business requirements of the organization.
  • Identify the role of specific functionalities of operating systems and server technologies in the context of meeting the business requirements of the organization.
  • Identify the role of specific security technologies and solutions in the context of meeting the business requirements of the organization.
  • Identify the role of IT systems and the synergy effect of applying specific IT technologies in the context of meeting the business requirements of the organization.

Preferred learning outcomes

  • Justify the application of specific network technologies and solutions in the context of meeting the business requirements of the organization.
  • To justify the role of specific functionalities of operating systems and server technologies in the context of meeting the business requirements of the organization.
  • Justify the application of specific security technologies and solutions in the context of achieving the business requirements of the organization.
  • To justify the role of IT system and the synergistic effect of applying specific IT technologies in the context of meeting the business requirements of the organization.
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