IST242G - Advanced Virtualization

Credits: 3

This course in the IST Cloud path focuses on concepts surrounding enterprise virtualization with emphasis on VMware vSphere.  Enterprise and cloud-based application delivery through virtualization will be examined.  Subsections will include configuring storage, networking, high availability, and systems management for virtual infrastructures.  Specific labs include: the installation and configuration of vSphere hosts, configuring iSCSI and NFS storage area networks, configuring virtual switches, and the maintenance and deployment of virtual machines.  Required knowledge includes PC experience, PC and server architecture, Windows servers and Active Directory, storage technologies, and a thorough understanding of TCP/IP networking.  


Prerequisite: IST142G or Permission from Instructor.

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