ITEC 320 - Virtual Software Systems

This course provides a technical understanding of the latest virtualization technology.  Students will learn about many virtualization products, with a focus on installation, use of management software to administer multiple virtual machines, examination of performance and security, and application of virtualization technology to set up virtual networks.


Credits: 3


Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 30; Laboratory Hours: 15)


Total Weeks: 15


ITEC 150: Small Computer Systems: Organization and Architecture OR enrollment in the Post-Degree Diploma in Business Management—Information Technology Specialization


Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
- Introduction to Virtual Computing
- Working with Oracle VM VirtualBox 5
- Working with VMware Workstation
- Data Center Virtualization and Cloud Computing
- Working with Microsoft Hyper-V
- Working with Virtual Machine Manager
- Working with VMware vSphere
- Working with VMware vCenter Server
- Implementing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
- Introduction to Cloud Computing


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate working knowledge of many virtualization products
- Install virtualization products
- Apply virtualization technology to build virtual networks
- Create high-availability solutions with clustering
- Use management software to administer virtual data center
- Create virtual desktop infrastructure
- Demonstrate cloud computing environments


Grading System: Letters


Passing Grade: D (50%)


Percentage of Individual Work: 70


Percentage of Group Work: 30


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.