Computer Virtualization (ITNW 1313)

Instructor: Alexis Escobar

Implement and support virtualization of clients of servers in a networked computing environment. This course explores installation, configuration, and management of computer virtualization workstation and servers.

This course overviews the latest virtualization technology with chapters dedicated to Oracle VirtualBox, VMware Workstation, Microsoft® Hyper-V, and VMware vSphere. Content focuses on virtualization in software-defined data centers. Readers learn to build virtual networks, implement high-availability clusters, enhance performance and security, and manage the virtual data center. Students implement virtual desktop infrastructures using both VMware Horizon and Microsoft VDI. They also examine cloud computing environments with VMware vCloud and Microsoft Azure.