VIRTUALIZATION OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE

Virtualization of IT infrastructure

Course title
Virtualization of IT infrastructure
Course tag
09048
Semester
6
Course status
Elective
ECTS
4
Lectures
30
Practice
30
Independent work
75
Total
120
Teachers and associates
Vedran Dakić, Lecturer
Zlatan Morić, Lecturer
Aleksandar Zlatović, Instructor
The course aims
Students will learn about available virtualization technologies on the market, differences between different vendors and comparative pros and cons. Also, designing optimal solutions for specific scenarios based on perfomance, cost and other criteria.
Content
Overview of virtualization, deployment and management of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V role and the Hyper-V settings and virtual networks, remote administration, creation of virtual disks and computers, settings of virtual machines, shapshots and high availability, migration of computer in Hyper-V, Introduction to SCVMM, management of checkpoint settings and storage of virtual machines and templates, PowerShell and recovery of lost data, Hyper-V cloud, Introduction to VMware virtualization, ESX server, vCenter Server, resource management
Literature:
Course handbook prepared and printed by Algebra University College
Supplementary literature
Microsoft Virtualization: Master Microsoft Server, Desktop, Application, and Presentation Virtualization , Thomas Olzak, James Sabovik, Jason Boomer, Robert M Keefer
Mastering VMware vSphere 5, Scott Lowe
Mastering Hyper-V Deployment, Aidan Finn
VMware vSphere For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)), Daniel Mitchell
VMware for ESXi: Planning, Implementation, and Security, Dave Mishchenko

Minimum learning outcomes

  1. To define basic functions of virtualization, cloud computing and their options.
  2. Define basic functions of Hyper-V, virtual computers, virtual disks and networking.
  3. To define basic functions of System Center products, with focus on VMM and ways of creating resources for virtual computers and their management.
  4. Define basic functions of KVM and XEN, KVM virtual computers, virtual disks and networking.
  5. To define basic functions of ESXi server, to create virtual computers, virtual disks and networking.
  6. Define basic functions of vCenter Server product, with focus on4 creating resurces for virtual computers and their management.

Preferred learning outcomes

  1. To select correct model of virtual or cloud infrastructure for given problem.
  2. Correctly configure virtual computesr, virtual disks and networks in accordance to best practices and user demands.
  3. To properly configure virtual environment using advanced VMM functionality by default user requirements and the manufacturer's recommendations using the best software and applications.
  4. To properly configure virtual machines, virtual disks and networks in accordance with the best practises.
  5. Correctly configure virtual computesr, virtual disks and networks in accordance to best practices and user demands.
  6. Correctly configure virtual environment with vCenter Server in accordance to user demands and best practices.