Virtual Datacenter

126 hours
18 weeks
7 hours
per week

Server virtualization—using software to simulate a computer system—is a highly valued skill in today’s workplace. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size and will form a foundation of knowledge for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

Topics include:

  • vSphere environment
  • Virtual networks & infrastructure
  • Virtual machines
  • vMotion migration
  • High Availability and Fault Tolerance
  • DRS clusters and scalability

Receive the Virtual Datacenter certificate by completing three courses:

  • COMP 651 Virtual Datacenter 1
  • COMP 652 Virtual Datacenter 2
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Information Technology Orientation

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Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 10:00am (spaces available: 0)
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 5:00pm (spaces available: 61)
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:00am (spaces available: 73)
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 5:00pm (spaces available: 73)
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 5:00pm (spaces available: 74)

Possible Career Paths

Examples of jobs you may be qualified for after completion of this program:

  • Computer Support Specialist $18-41/hr.
  • Web Developer $13-56/hr.
  • Database Administrator $27-63/hr.

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