School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Systems Administration ProgrammingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300165.5


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Students should have a thorough grounding in systems programming and operating systems basics.

Incompatible Units
300577 - Script programming

300167 Systems Programming 1

About this Unit
This unit covers programming techniques and tools used to administer standalone and networked computer systems. The unit focuses on the use of high level interpretive scripting languages to automate everyday administrative tasks, and to monitor and control running systems. Techniques to extend scripting language capabilities by dynamic linking to compiled code are examined, particularly in terms of access to operating system level functions. The unit also examines the use of administrative programs and tools to monitor and adjust system performance and capacity.

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