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

 

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

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-Requisites:
None

 

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.