Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2022-23

This subject is the second one in the sequence of “Operating Systems”. It is in between of “Fundamentals of Operating Systems” and “Distributed Operating Systems”. The main aim of the course is to introduce students in operating systems administration and their deployment in computer networks from a horizontal approach and applied to a wide range (set) of systems.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Capacity to design, develop, select and evaluate computer systems and applications, ensuring their reliability, security and quality in accordance with ethical principles and the legislation and regulations in force.
  • CE10 : Understand the characteristics, functionalities and structure of Operating Systems and design and implement applications based on their services.
  • CE11 : Understand and apply the characteristics, functionalities and structure of Distributed Systems, Computer Networks and Internet and design and implement applications based on the same.
  • CE5 : Understand, administer and maintain computer systems, services and applications.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2022-23

Knowledge-oriented objectives:

• To meet a wide range of Current Operating Systems.

• To know, from a functional view, services offered on them.

• To dominate systems deployment into computers networks.

• To identify the services associated or encapsulated in each operating system for commissioning services integrals.

• To know the tools offered by the different systems for monitoring services, performance and hardware.

• To know the tools needed to running systems in virtual environments.


• To know how to install a significant operating systems sample that are available today, both proprietary and open source.

• To identify functional objectives of this sample: Servers and Desktops

• The student should be able to describe, use and run basic services that most of the OS have.

• The student must acquire a functional perspective of current OS.

• The student should be able to use the emulation, virtualization and para-virtualization main tools as mechanisms for testing and evaluation prior to integrating them into production.


• Ability to organize and plan work groups

• Ability to work in team Oral presentation with supports audio-visual works





Code: 34021
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught