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Unit details

SIT113 - Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Justin Rough

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.

Content

Cloud computing represents a significant shift in the delivery of Information Technology to end users by introducing the ability to deliver infrastructure, platforms, and software via the network.  This unit explores the technologies, models, benefits and risks of cloud computing and includes a study of virtualization as one of the key building blocks of most cloud computing solutions.  Upon completion of the unit students will have a clear understanding of cloud computing, the types of problems solved by cloud computing, and the issues that must be considered when deploying cloud technologies in an organisation.

Assessment

Four practical tasks (5% each) 20%, two assignments (10% each) 20%, examination 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$2898$3005

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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