Computing concepts

This training gives participants without a specific IT background a general overview of the basic principles and techniques used in IT.

At the end of this course the participant will:

  • be familiar with the basic architectures and technologies of hardware, networks, applications;
  • 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;
  • have had a taste of some basic techniques from the world of programming, data, networking ...

Schedule

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02 Sep3Woerden 1350 EUR (exempt from VAT)
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Intended for

Future programmers or analysts without a specific IT background, everyone who wants to obtain basic technical IT-knowledge (project managers, sales representatives, managers ...).

Background

No specific previous knowledge is required.

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, ...)

  • Virtualisation:

Hardware virtualisation • virtual machines • containers • cloud computing

  • Networks and data communication:

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

  • Distributed processing:

client/server • web technologies • HTML • XML • HTTP • Service Oriented Architecture web services • APIs

  • Data organisation:

data types • storage media • database types • SQL • locking, protection, recovery • data warehouses • analytics • BI • data science • machine learning • artificial intelligence

  • Applications:

traditional & object oriented programming • programming languages (COBOL, C++, Java, Python, C#, ...) • programming tools (IDE, CASE, Version Management) • platforms (Java EE, .NET) • frameworks

  • The development process:

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

  • Management:

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

Training method

Classroom training, with theoretical explanations, demos and small exercises (e.g. on the basic principles of system analysis).

Duration

3 days.

Course leader

Koen De Backer, Guido Indesteege, Arnout Veugelen.


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