Internet Technology

Clustering and High Availability

Tutorial, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

This course teaches techniques relevant for
designing systems with a reasonable amount of
availability. Students learn about the methods necessary to minimize the impacts of problems like hardware failures, viruses, natural disasters or the corruption of critical data by using the following techniques:
- Backup and restore strategies
- Network redundancy
- Storage Area Networks (SANs) and Network Attached Storage (NAS)
- Virtualization
- Load balancing
- High availability clustering

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course students know the purpose and functionalities of operating systems, learn how to use and administer different types of systems, and how to configure important redundancy mechanism on the operating system level

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: -
Professional Journals: i'X

Mode of delivery

1 ECTS lecture, 1 ECTS tutorial

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Betriebssysteme 2

Assessment methods and criteria

Tutorial: Continuous Assessment