Explore KSACs by Pathway

Explore Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Credentials (KSACs) by IT Pathway.

1. Database, Networking, Distributed System Fundamentals

Label KSAC Description Bloom's Taxonomy Level Cross-Cutting
a Ability to normalize a database through 3rd normal form. ability 3 Data Management 2j
b Define various types of databases. knowledge 3
c Ability to perform database schema design. ability 3
d Apply SQL data manipulation language such as Select (From), Insert, Update, Delete, JOIN (inner, outer, full, left, right), Where, Group By, Order By, etc. ability 3 Data Management 1l
e Knowledge of HTTP, HTTPS, SSL. knowledge 3
f Describe Infrastructure as code. knowledge 2
g Demonstrate an understanding of cloud architecture and the capabilities of services such as AWS, Azure, IBM, Oracle and Google. knowledge 2 Cyber Security 4d, Networking 1a, Data Management 1p, Machine Learning 1i
h Ability to install and configure software. ability 3 Cybersecurity 1d, Data Management 1s, Networking 5a
i Knowledge of computer hardware. knowledge 2
j Ability to touch type. ability 2
k Identify and describe basic file types and demonstrate fundamental file management. skill 2 Data Management 1r, Cybersecurity 1g, Networking 5f
l Explain data security in terms of authentication, authorization, access and auditing. knowledge 3 Networking 4g
m Understand the components that make a large-scale system  (e.g. SAN, load balancer). knowledge 3
n Identify and apply Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4), Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) applications and services (e.g., rlogin, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol [SMTP], Telecommunications Network [Telnet], File Transfer Protocol [FTP], Domain Name System [DNS], Network File System [NFS], Voice over Internet Protocol [VoIP], Internet Control Message Protocol [ICMP]) skill 2 Networking 2h
o Identify and differentiate structured vs. unstructured data knowledge 2 Data Management 1g


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