IDATA2502 - Cloud service administration


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio 100/100

Course content

  • Information system role in the business
  • Servers and services
  • Virtual servers, cloud servers and containers
  • Cloud services
  • Agile development and DevOps
  • Definition tools
  • Automated integration and testing
  • Continuous delivery

Learning outcome


  • Information system role in modern sustainable organizations
  • Cloud services properties
  • Popular methods for cloud service administration
  • Service architecture and cross-functional teams


  • Establish, maintain and use code for the definition of infrastructure for a limited information service
  • Be able to assess and choose the best cloud service considering organizational needs, economy, and competence
  • Be able to communicate with peers about the course topics in written and oral form both in Norwegian and English

General competence:

  • Have an understanding of the information systems' strategic meaning for a business
  • Be able to communicate with strategic management in a business organization

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogical methods: theory lectures, case studies, lab exercises.

Mandatory work: 3.5 mandatory assignments.

The course can be taught in English.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

The portfolio will consist of a given number of case studies/assignments and a project.

The portfolio contains assignments that are carried out, digitally documented and submitted during the term. Both individual and team assignments may be given. Assignments are designed to help students achieve specific course learning outcomes, and formative feedback is given during the period of the portfolio. Grading is based on evaluation of the portfolio as a whole. All mandatory case/excercise assignments and project must be delivered to get access to examination.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Computer Science (BIDATA)

Course materials

Announced at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ID304112 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Information Technology and Informatics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of ICT and Natural Sciences


Examination arrangement: Portfolio

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
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