Operating Systems and Cloud Computing


This module is part of a conversion course for qualified level 8 graduates or equivalent to immerse them in the fundamentals of operating systems and Cloud Computing (with a specific focus on virtualisation as a fundamental enabling technology for the Cloud).

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the internal process management used in modern operating systems.

  2. Explain operating system problems such as deadlock, memory management and interrupt handling and the different approaches taken to resolving these issues.

  3. Install, configure and optimise a range of modern operating systems.

  4. Demonstrate a competency in the role and application of virtualisation technologies in cloud computing.

  5. Critically evaluate the design and configuration aspects of local, host-based and network operating systems

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