Virtual Systems

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Course No: MSIT.5190-031; SIS Class Nbr: 14076; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course will investigate the current state of virtualization in computing systems. Virtualization at both the hardware and software levels will be examined, with emphasis on the hypervisor configurations of systems such as Vmware, Zen and Hyper-V. The features and limitations of virtual environments will be considered, along with several case studies used to demonstrate the configuration and management of such systems. Para-virtualized software components will be analyzed and their pros and cons discussed. Processor and peripheral support for virtualization will also be examined, with a focus on emerging hardware features and the future of virtualization.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students must already have completed a bachelor's degree in a related discipline to enroll in this course and in a graduate career.
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Jie Lu
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 05
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1770
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.S. in Information Technology, Graduate Certificate in Systems Models and Management, M.S. in Security Studies: Cybersecurity Concentration

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