Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology



Subject Information
Subject Code CSCI322
Subject Name Systems Administration
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites (CSCI212 and 6cp of 200-level CSCI subjects) or (ISIT212 & ISIT114 & ISIT302)
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assignments 40%; Final Examination 60%
General Subject Yes.

Subject Description
This subject will cover the practical and theoretical aspects of system administration. The various resource areas which have to be managed will be discussed and examined, and the possible methods of monitoring and controlling them in various systems will be investigated. The features unique to both single processor and networked systems will be investigated.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify the manageable components of a typical system.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the steps to follow when the system being managed grows and changes with time.