CS43Q - Operating Systems & Networks
CS41Q - Computer Architecture
Introduction to fundamental concepts of operating systems
and their implementation in UNIX, Windows.
Principles of computer network design, operation and management.
- Identify the modules of an operating system, and how they interact
to manage resources.
- Install and manage two operating systems.
- Demonstrate understanding of how high-level internet services are
constructed from lower level software layers.
- Use a range of high-level internet services, including WWW, remote
logins, file transfer systems.
- Install and manage a simple local area network.
- The component architecture of an operating system.
- Operating system management of hardware resources.
- History and design of two operating systems (suggest Windows and Linux)
- Installation and configuration of two operating systems
- Operating system troubleshooting
- The component and software structure of computer networks
- Software services provided by computer networks
- Installation and configuration of a local area network
- Network troubleshooting
Students are required to pass both components.
- Coursework - 40%
- Test - 10%
- Assignments - 30%
- Final exam - 60%
- Mark Sobell, A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux: Fedora Core and
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- Tim O'Reilly, Troy Mott, David Karp, Windows XP in a Nutshell