School: Science

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Enterprise Data
  • Unit Code

    CSG2132
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Mr Brett Ronald TURNER

Description

This unit examines principles, methods and technologies of enterprise information storage and management. It is aimed at equipping students with knowledge and skills that underpin the management of big data in an enterprise context.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Assess and respond to security threats to storage.
  2. Describe the challenges of managing big data in an enterprise context.
  3. Describe the components of data center infrastructure.
  4. Describe the main components of business continuity including backup, recovery and replication.
  5. Discuss the features and components of various storage systems including RAID.
  6. Evaluate the benefits of various networked storage models (DAS, SAN, NAS & CAN).
  7. Explain the concepts of data warehousing and stewardship.
  8. Explain the concepts of storage networking technologies and virtualization.

Unit Content

  1. Backup, recovery and replication methods and technologies.
  2. Business continuity planning.
  3. Components and features of connected storage.
  4. Features and components of current storage networking technologies (DAS, CAN, NAS & CAS).
  5. Information availability and measurement.
  6. Principles and methods of data stewardship.
  7. Storage networking and virtualization technologies.
  8. Storage virtualization technologies.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures
Workshops

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
TestOnline tests30%
ProjectDesign task: Information storage and management30%
ExaminationEnd of semester examination40%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
TestOnline tests30%
ProjectDesign task: Information storage and management30%
ExaminationEnd of semester examination40%

Core Reading(s)

  • Somasundaram, G. (2009). Information storage and management: Storing and protecting digital information. Boston: Wiley Publishing.

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Science

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Enterprise Data
  • Unit Code

    CSG2132
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Mr Brett Ronald TURNER

Description

This unit examines principles, methods and technologies of enterprise information storage and management. It is aimed at equipping students with knowledge and skills that underpin the management of big data in an enterprise context.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Assess and respond to security threats to storage.
  2. Describe the challenges of managing big data in an enterprise context.
  3. Describe the components of data center infrastructure.
  4. Describe the main components of business continuity including backup, recovery and replication.
  5. Discuss the features and components of various storage systems including RAID.
  6. Evaluate the benefits of various networked storage models (DAS, SAN, NAS & CAN).
  7. Explain the concepts of data warehousing and stewardship.
  8. Explain the concepts of storage networking technologies and virtualization.

Unit Content

  1. Backup, recovery and replication methods and technologies.
  2. Business continuity planning.
  3. Components and features of connected storage.
  4. Features and components of current storage networking technologies (DAS, CAN, NAS & CAS).
  5. Information availability and measurement.
  6. Principles and methods of data stewardship.
  7. Storage networking and virtualization technologies.
  8. Storage virtualization technologies.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures
Workshops

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
TestOnline tests30%
ProjectDesign task: Information storage and management30%
ExaminationEnd of semester examination40%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
TestOnline tests30%
ProjectDesign task: Information storage and management30%
ExaminationEnd of semester examination40%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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