ID304112 - Systems Administration


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Portfolio assessment 100/100 A

Course content

- Information Systems in Organizations

- Infrastructure for Information Systems

- DevOps with CI/CD

- planning and documentation

- Configuration and Maintenance

- Support and Customer Care

- Change Management

- handling of incidents and disasters

Learning outcome


- know best practice and proven methodologies of systems administration

- have knowledge of the responsibilities of the system administrator and her team

- know the basic prinsiples of management of knowledge workers



- perform common system administrator tasks in a limited environment (lab)

- make plans for a smaller organization (case)

- evaluate and choose the right model for operation in relation to organization needs, economic limitations and the team's skills

- communicate orally and in writing in both Norwegian and English with peers within the area



- understand information systems' strategic importance for business

- can communicate with the strategic management in an organization

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods:
Lectures, casestudies and assignments

Mandatory work requirements:
All mandatory casestudies/assignments and the termpaper are to be delivered in time to get an assessment.

Mandatory activities:
3-5 mandatory assignments. All the mandatory assignments have to be approved in order to get access to the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment. The portfolio consist of a predefined number of case studies/assignments and a term paper/project. The assessment is an overall evaluation of the portfolio.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Engineering - Computer Science (004DA)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 6
Lab hours: 6

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Computer Systems
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of ICT and Natural Sciences



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100 A

Release 2020-11-19

Submission 2020-12-07

Release 12:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Portfolio assessment 100/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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