ERP Systems & Business Process Management PT
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IT infrastructure

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The graduate, the student:
* Is familiar with the most important components of the IT infrastructure (hardware platforms, operating systems, networks)
* Knows developments in hardware platforms (mobile platforms, cloud computing, virtualization)
* Can read IT infrastructure plans (networks, IT clusters)

prerequisites and co-requisites

according to admission requirements

course contents

-Components of IT infrastructure (function, development,
* Function of computer systems
* Development
* Networks, Internet operating systems
-development of hardware platforms
* Microsystems, system on a chip
* Cloud systems
* Virtualization

recommended or required reading

Glatz E.; Betriebssysteme: Grundlagen, Konzepte, Systemprogrammierung; 2019, 4th edition, dpunkt Verlag
Hellmann R.; Rechnerarchitektur: Einführung in den Aufbau moderner Computer; 2016, 2nd edition, De Gruyter Oldenburg
Schreiner R.; Computernetzwerke: Von den Grundlagen zur Funktion und Anwendung; 2014, 5th, extended edition. Munich: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH and Co. KG
Portnoy M., Engel R.; Virtualisierung für Einsteiger; 2012, 1st edition, Wiley-VCH
Reinheimer S.; Cloud Computing: Die Infrastruktur der Digitalisierung; 2018, Springer Vieweg

assessment methods and criteria

Written Exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) DI Dr. Martin Adam

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable