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
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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

  1. Read the registration instructions & class details. Once Spring 2024 registration opens on Monday, December 4th, please register promptly as some classes fill quickly.
  2. Meet with a Counselor to discuss your Educational Plan, understand the requirements for the courses, and map out your career path. To make an appointment with a counselor, call North City Campus at (619) 388-1800 or email .

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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