bsa530 | Graduate

IT Architecture

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This course focuses on IT architecture solutions for a business environment, with a specific focus on Oracle IT Architecture. Topics covered in this course include the overall reference architecture, application infrastructure, service oriented architecture, software engineering and integration, security, user interaction, and management and monitoring of the solutions.

This graduate-level course is 6 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    IT Strategies and Reference Architecture

    • Explain the differences between enterprise technology strategies, reference architecture, and enterprise solutions designs.
    • Define at least five terms used in IT architecture.
    • Identify, compare and contrast at least five technology patterns or categories in reference architectures.

    Application Infrastructure and Service Orientation

    • Describe at least three goals each of virtualization and containers in application infrastructure.
    • Describe distributed computing, grid computing, and caching in computing foundation.
    • Describe Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and at least two implementation technologies supported by SOA.

    Software Engineering and Integration

    • Define the core capabilities for the effective engineering of solutions.
    • Compare and contrast at least two service-oriented integration and traditional integration approaches.
    • Define Integration Patterns (IP), and explain why it is necessary in Enterprise Architecture design.


    • Define security concepts and capabilities, and explain their importance in architecture design.
    • Identify and describe at least three common security standards in use today.
    • Apply security best practices.

    User Interaction

    • Identify user interaction principles and explain their importance.
    • Compare and contrast modern and traditional user interfaces.
    • Name and discuss at least two industry standards applicable to user interaction.

    Management and Monitoring

    • Compare and contrast at least two different management and monitoring standards.
    • Define the optimization of the operational environment and explain the importance of optimization.
    • Name and discuss at least two management and monitoring capabilities.
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