This course introduces students to system administration and maintenance as well as platform technologies. The course surveys operating systems, applications, administrative activities and domains, computer architecture and organization, and computing infrastructures. The laboratory reinforces and expands learning of principles introduced in the lecture.
Hands-on activities focus on developing practical skills in configuring computer systems, deploying enterprise. applications, managing user permissions, and remote administration. Prerequisite: ITT-116.
Explain how modern host virtualization is implemented, deployed, and used.
Recognize and describe the functionality of a Windows Server.
Explain the aspects of select Unix/Linux systems.
Evaluate the difference between Linux, Windows, and Unix.
Identify server hardware features.
Describe the multiple types of internal storage.
Distinguish the differences between Network Attached Storage and Storage Area Networks.
Describe the similarities and differences with Fault-Tolerant technologies.