ISE311

Course ISE311
Title Systems Administration
Credits 3
Course Coordinator
Description

This course covers practical techniques to manage information systems, also known as IT Systems Administration. Students will learn how to install computers for assorted hardware and software platforms (Windows, Unix/Linux, OS-X). Install networking equipment and configure it. Install server software on several systems (e.g. web, database, mail) and configure it. Secure the network, hosts, and services, and apply system patches. Set up redundant computing services, virtual machines/services, and hardware so that services can survive some hardware/software failures. Evaluate the performance, reliability, and security of the overall system.

Prerequisite CSE 214 or CSE 230 or CSE 260 or ISE 208; ISE or CSE major
Course Outcomes
  • Students will learn how to install computers for assorted hardware and software platforms (Windows, Unix/Linux, OS-X).
  • Install, configure, and optimize storage solutions.
  • Setup and configure virtualization servers.
  • Install networking equipment and configure it. Install server software on several systems (e.g. web, database, mail) and configure it.
  • Secure the network, hosts, and services, and apply system patches.
  • Set up redundant computing services, virtual machines/services, and hardware so that services can survive some hardware/software failures.
  • Evaluate the performance, reliability, and security of the overall system.

Textbook
Major Topics Covered in Course

Practical techniques to manage information systems, also known as IT Systems Administration.

Laboratory Projects
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