Designing the Cloud

ICT20019 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 112 Hours

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

Aims and objectives

This unit prepares students to under the principles of designing and implementing well-architected cloud infrastructure. Students will learn about cloud infrastructure design and patterns, availability zones, load-balancing and fault tolerance, scalability, automation of infrastructure, data management, security and cost of ownership.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Understand and implement systems design in the development of cloud infrastructure.
2. Implement event-driven and automated practices in the Cloud
3. Prepare infrastructure for deployment and implementation processes
4. Apply well-architected practices into the developed solution
5. Optimize and manage total costs for the enterprise