Course: Management of Operating Systems II

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Course title Management of Operating Systems II
Course code KIT/ISOS2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hudec Tomáš, Mgr.
Course content
1. Installation of the server OS. 2. Native virtualization and paravirtualization. 3. Kernel-level virtualization. 4. Process isolation. 5. Users, groups and permissions. 6. File systems. 7. Network management, routing. 8. Multiple network systems management. 9. Sharing data over network, network file systems, DLNA. 10. "Cloud" storage, data synchronization. 11. Network traffic control. 12. Management of services, drivers, API. 13. Embedded operating systems.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Methods of individual activities, Demonstration, Skills training, Laboratory work, Work-related activities
Learning outcomes
Broaden and deepen practical knowledge in managing operating systems, particularly Unix type, focused on configuring and managing Linux.
Ability to install and manage UNIX-like OS, ability to quickly find needed information for Linux management. Deeper overview of UNIX and Linux possibilities.
Basic knowledge of operating systems and networks. Basic administration of computer networks and any operating system is welcome.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment, Oral performance analysis, Work-related product analysis

Practical tasks (OS management), theoretical test (written and oral).
Recommended literature
  • BRANDEJS, Michal. UNIX: materiály k výuce. [online]. 2008 [cit. 2008 04 01]. URL: <>..
  • DUMEK, Vladimír. Operační systémy [online]. 2003. URL: <>..
  • Kol. autorů. LINUX: Dokumentační projekt. 4. aktualizované vydání. Brno: Computer Press, 2008. ISBN 978 80 251 1525 1. Dostupné též online [cit. 2014-03-12]: <>..
  • SHAH, Steve - SOYINKA, Wale. Administrace systému Linux. Překlad 4. vydání. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978 80 247 1694 7..
  • SOYINKA, Wale. Linux Administration: A Beginners Guide. Sixth edition. McGraw-Hill, 2012. ISBN 978 0 07 176758 3..
  • VAVREČKOVÁ, Šárka. Operační systémy [online]. 2006. URL: <>..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics Information Technology (2015) Informatics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics Information Technology (2016) Informatics courses 3 Summer