Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Computer System Management BSM 441 7 3 + 0 3 5
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AHMET ÖZMEN
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Course Objective In this course, it is aimed to teach how to manage and apply security rules to complex computer systems and network structures used at middle and large scale organizations. The course also covers known computer management rules, security issues and hardware software tools.
Course Content Ho and user management. Software tools that are used for system management. System modelling and configuration. Application and network level services. Security.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows ethical issues and resposibilies of a system administrator Lecture, Testing,
2 Knows hardware and software tools that are used for management of cluster computer systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 Knows how to provide system security at organizational computer systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Knows how to do software patches quickly and without disturbing on going workload Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 Compiles and generates executables using source code for different hardware requirements Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
6 Configures network servers (DHCP, DNS etc.) Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
7 Gets web, file and data-base servers up and running Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to system administration (responsibilies and ethical values)
2 Some software tools that are used frequently (sed, awk, perl and shell scripts)
3 General analysis of Linux/Unix and Windows operating systems
4 Devices and drivers
5 Hardware/software pathces and maintanance
6 Stopping and restarting a system, adding new users
7 System security (concepts, hardware and software components)
8 Kernel/application configuration
9 Network configuration (hostname, domain name and creation of a subnet)
10 DHCP, DNS configuration
11 File systems (NFS configuration)
12 Web server configuration
13 Mail server configuration
14 Various data-base server configuration (MySQL, Postgre-SQL, MS-SQL and Oracle)
Course Notes Principals of Network ans System Administration, Mark Burges, John Wiley and Sons, 2004.
Course Resources 1. Sed & Awk, Dale Dougherty, Arnold Robbins, OReilly & Associates, Inc, 2nd Edition 1997.
2. Essential System Administration, 3rd Edition, OReilly & Associates, Inc,
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have sufficient foundations on engineering subjects such as science and discrete mathematics, probability/statistics; an ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge of these subjects together for engineering solutions,
2 An ability to determine, describe, formulate and solve engineering problems; for this purpose, an ability to select and apply proper analytic and modeling methods,al background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situations X
3 An ability to select and use modern techniques and tools for engineering applications; an ability to use information technologies efficiently, X
4 An ability to analyze a system, a component or a process and design a system under real limits to meet desired needs; in this direction, an ability to apply modern design methods, X
5 An ability to design, conduct experiment, collect data, analyze and comment on the results and consciousness of becoming a volunteer on research, X
6 Understanding, awareness of administration, control, development and security/reliability issues about information technologies, X
7 An ability to work efficiently in multidisciplinary teams, self confidence to take responsibility, X
8 An ability to present himself/herself or a problem with oral/written techniques and have efficient communication skills; know at least one extra language,
9 An awareness about importance of lifelong learning; an ability to update his/her knowledge continuously by means of following advances in science and technology, X
10 Understanding, practicing of professional and ethical responsibilities, an ability to disseminate this responsibility on society, X
11 An understanding of project management, workplace applications, health issues of laborers, environment and job safety; an awareness about legal consequences of engineering applications,
12 An understanding universal and local effects of engineering solutions; awareness of entrepreneurial and innovation and to have knowledge about contemporary problems. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Performans Görevi (Laboratuvar) 20
2. Performans Görevi (Laboratuvar) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 5 5
Performance Task (Laboratory) 2 5 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5