Computer networks: configuration and management

linfo2142  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Computer networks: configuration and management
5 credits
30.0 h + 30.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Language
English
Main themes
  • network architectures and the role of virtual networks
  • quality of service
  • provision of multicast
  • network reliability
  • principles of network management
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Given the learning outcomes of the "Master in Computer Science and Engineering" program, this course contributes to the development, acquisition and evaluation of the following learning outcomes:
  • INFO1.1-3
  • INFO2.2-4
  • INFO5.2, INFO5.4-5
  • INFO6.1, INFO6.3, INFO6.4
Given the learning outcomes of the "Master [120] in Computer Science" program, this course contributes to the development, acquisition and evaluation of the following learning outcomes:
  • SINF1.M1
  • SINF2.2-4
  • SINF5.2, SINF5.4-5
  • SINF6.1, SINF6.3, SINF6.4
Students completing successfully this course will be able to
  • design, deploy and manage data networks
  • explain the threats against networks and the defense strategies
  • deploy mechanisms to ensure quality of service, security and reliability
 
Content
  • BGP
  • Traffic control in IP networks
  • IP Mutlicast
  • MultiProtocol Label Switching
  • BGP/MPLS VPNs
  • Evolution of the Internet architecture
Teaching methods
  • Inverted clasroom
  • Network design and management project in small groups
Evaluation methods
  • Oral exam (60%)
  • Projects (35%)
  • Peer-reviews (5%)
Organized by groups students, the project won't be able to repeated in the second session.
Bibliography
Slides available on moodle
reference articles available on moodle
Teaching materials
  • Slides for LINGI2142
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Computer Science and Engineering

Master [120] in Computer Science