INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE AND DATA CENTER TECHNOLOGY
6 CFU al 1° anno di 11160 COMPUTER ENGINEERING (LM-32) GENOVA
The course aims to provide the student of an overall understanding of the architecture of the Internet, starting from its original setup, arriving to its complex and articulated organization of nowadays, and providing also the tools for understanding the dynamics of its continuous evolution. The structure of the Internet Governance is briefly depicted, with the goal of understanding which forces have to be balanced in order to drive the technological, economic and social evolution of the global network. The basic concepts of Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing will be briefly recapped (the student must have a sound knowledge of the principles from previous courses). The course will explore in depth mainly the industrial and economic aspects of CC, with special reference to the evolution of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) since year 2000. Finally, the course aims to provide basic knowledge of the complex ICT infrastructures, describing the various logical modules of a Data Center, with special emphasis to energy efficiency and environmental impact.
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GIUSEPPE MARINO (Presidente)