Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

CENT 375 - Virtualization

  • Prerequisite: CENT 240 and CENT 270

This course will provide the student with a foundation in server and client virtualization. The student will install, configure and manage a server virtual environment. Virtual machines, live motion, monitoring, resource management, virtual networking, data recovery, high availability and fault tolerance are also covered in this course. Data center storage is also a featured topic of this course. Students may enroll 2 times for a maximum of 6 credits.

2 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of CENT 375, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental concepts of hardware virtualization
  • Describe the fundamental concepts of server and client virtualization
  • Describe the architecture of a managed virtual environment.
  • Install and configure a virtual server environment.
  • Describe the management of a virtual environment including live motion, resource management, monitoring, data recovery, high availability and fault tolerance.
  • Describe the different components and platforms for data center storage.
  • Describe ethical issues as related to the use of virtualization technology.

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