Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-150-183 060140 IT:Network: Virtualization 1
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-150-183 IT:NETWORK: VIRTUALIZATION 1...provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge, skill, process, and understanding of designing, implementing, and securing aspects of virtualization environments including but not limited to, storage technologies, virtual network infrastructure, and virtual machine installation, configuration, and migration. (Prerequisites: 10-150-163, IT:Network:Cisco 1; 10-150-175, Network Essentials)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Implement Type-2 (hosted) virtualization software.
  2. Implement Type-1 (bare metal) virtualization software.
  3. Create a VMFS datastore on hosts to provide local storage for virtual machines.
  4. Apply Storage Area Network (SAN) technologies to provide storage space.
  5. Install and configure vCenter Server.
  6. Implement vNetwork standard switches including vmnics, Virtual machine port groups, and vmkernel ports.
  7. Create virtual machines (guests) manually, using templates, and by cloning existing virtual machines.
  8. Migrate running virtual machines between hosts with minimal down time for clients.
  9. Implement snapshots of virtual machines to create a restoration point.
  10. Secure the virtualization environment using user accounts and roles to restrict access.
  11. Automate the migration and operaton of virtual machines using performance monitoring, alarms, and High Availability clustering of hosts.