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Computing concepts

Objectives

This course gives participants without a specific background a general overview of the basic principles and techniques of the IT world.

At the end of this course the participant will:

  • be familiar with the basic architectures and technologies of hardware, networks, communication;
  • be familiar with the functions and the types of operating systems;
  • understand the different kinds of applications: how they work and how they are made;

Main topics

  • Computer technology basics

computer architecture • binary data • CPU • memory • I/O • mainframe/midrange/PC/server

  • Operating systems:

functions • types • OS overview (Windows, Unix/Linux, MVS-z/OS, OS/400-i5/OS, ...)

  • Data communication and networks:

LAN & WAN • hubs, routers, switches, modems • Ethernet • ADSL • ISDN • TCP/IP • OSI model • Internet

  • Distributed processing:

client/server • web technology • HTML • XML • HTTP • web services • security • firewall

  • Data organisation:

data types • storage media • database types • SQL • locking, protection, recovery • data warehouses

  • Applications:

traditional & object oriented • programming languages (COBOL, C++, Java, Visual Basic, C#, ...) • programming tools (IDE, CASE) • platforms (Java EE, .NET)

  • The development process:

project lifecycle (analysis, design, implementation, test, ...) • methods and techniques • modelling • ERD • Object Orientation (OO) • RUP • UML • organisational aspects

  • Management:

system management • network management • application management • SLA • ITIL

 

Intended for

Future programmers or analysts without a specific IT background.

Background

No specific previous knowledge is required.

Training method

Besides the theoretical explanations, a lot of time is spent on practical examples and even some exercises (e.g. on the basic principles of system analysis).

Course leader

Koen De Backer, Guido Indesteege, Ludo Van den dries.

Duration

3 days.

Schedule

You can enrol by clicking on a date
datedur.lang.  location  price
03 Oct3NWoerden  (NL)1275 EUR  (exempt from VAT) 

Global score

   
4.3/5 (based on 167 evaluations)

Reviews

     
Wat a revelation! All the words/concepts I heard in projects were explained - i'm very happy that I finaly have an idea of what the concepts are. (, )
     
Nice to finally have a view on how everything is related to each other. (, )
     
prima, goed!! ook ruimte voor alle vragen (, )
     
erg goed -Veel geleerd; Erg goede manier van lesgeven (, )
     
Ludo heeft op een laagdrempelige wijze de materie op een enthousiaste en duidelijke wijze uitgelegd (, )
     
Prima cursus, eenthousiaste gedreven presentatie (, )
     
Een hele leerzame en leuke cursus (, )
     
In deze cursus zijn voor mij veel begrippen duidelijker geworden. Fijne cursusleider, open voor vragen. (, )
     
leerzaam voor de betrekkelijke leek (, )
     
Een erg brede cursus waarin veel concepten kort maar verhelderend aan bod komen. (, )

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