NWIT 204 - Network Virtualization and System Administrator
Introduces concepts and skills necessary to install, configure, manage and support a virtual network infrastructure. Students will learn why companies are steadily virtualizing, the differences between technical alternatives, and how to optimize a virtualized environment. Lecture topics will be reinforced through hands-on exercises involving the installation, configuration, and management of both virtual workstations and servers. PREREQUISITE(S): NWIT 200 or consent of department. Four hours each week.
4 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe where virtualization fits into cloud architecture.
- Identify devices and services used to support communications across networks.
- Analyze the needs of an organization and identify opportunities to utilize virtualization.
- Design, implement, manage, and maintain a virtual storage system.
- Install, configure and manage virtual workstations and virtual servers.
- Use a packet capturing tool to manage and monitor resources.
- Configure high availability and fault tolerance in a virtual environment.
- Recognize common security attacks on virtual environments and describe one or more measures to secure a virtual server environment.
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