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Network System Design - ITEC850

This unit will focus on the design of network systems such as routers, switches, and virtual machines for building and managing large scale communication networks. Students will learn the applied theoretical and technological principles in network systems design such as packet processing and classification, lookup algorithms, and switching fabrics. The unit will systematise and further develop this knowledge of network systems in the area of cloud computing and virtualization. Students will gain a thorough understanding of cloud computing concepts such as datacentre design, network virtualization for systems and network devices. Students will also learn about the security issues that cloud deployments experience, and how these are addressed.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Dr Rajan Shankaran, Mr Damian Jurd

ITEC647 or admission to MCyberSec with a specialisation in Internetworking Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Computing

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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