- 1 Subject Title
- 2 Subject Description
- 3 Credit Status
- 4 Learning Outcomes
- 5 Topics
- 6 Prescribed Text(s)
- 7 Reference Material
- 8 Hardware requirement
- 9 Promotion Policy
- 10 Evaluation
Enterprise Network Management - Emerging Technology
In this course students will learn how to evaluate, investigate, configure, and manage various open standard emerging technologies for the enterprise in network architecture, network monitoring, distributed file system, network storage, authentication, access control, and network security. Practical knowledge and understanding of open platform for the enterprise will be developed. This is a project based course that will enable students to build and manage an enterprise IT infrastructure using emerging technologies.
1 credit in the CNS/CTY program
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
- create, configure, and manage virtual machines for the purpose of using them in a production environment.
- evaluate, install, configure, and manage distributed file systems for network storage.
- install, configure and manage network monitoring system for the purpose and managing the health of the network.
- install and develop custom plugins for network monitoring systems.
- understand, describe and use network monitoring system's configurable items for the purpose of customization.
- use network monitoring tools to analyse and identify breakages in network path for the purpose of troubleshooting networking issues.
- config web interface to view data produced by network monitoring software using graphing and visualization tools
- understand and describe the Service Oriented Architecture.
- understand and describe the functions offered by SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
- install, configure, and evaluate available open sourece PaaS and IaaS framework.
- select, evaluate, install, configure, and manage network authentication systems for the purpose of authenticating network users.
- select, evaluate, install, configure, and manage network access control systems for the purpose of control network access to availabe network resources.
- Server Virtualization using KVM
- Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks
- Network Monitoring using Nagios core
- Network Authentication
- Access Controls: DAC and MAC
- Distributed file systems: GlusterFS, NFSv4
- Network Stoarge: Local media, private cloud, public cloud
- Service Oriented Architecture
- Introduction to SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
- OpenShift - Open Source implementation of PaaS
- OpenStack - Open Source implementation of IaaS
Nagios: Building Enterprise-Grade Monitoring Infrastructures for Systems and Networks, Second Edition
By: David Josephsen Publisher: Prentice Hall Pub. Date: April 01, 2013 Print ISBN-10: 0-13-313573-X Print ISBN-13: 978-0-13-313573-2 Web ISBN-10: 0-13-313569-1 Web ISBN-13: 978-0-13-313569-5
Nagios Core Administration Cookbook
By: Tom Ryder Publisher: Packt Publishing Pub. Date: January 25, 2013 Print ISBN-13: 978-1-84951-556-6 Web ISBN-13: 978-1-84951-557-3 Pages in Print Edition: 366
Nagios, 2nd Edition
By: Wolfgang Barth Publisher: No Starch Press Pub. Date: October 28, 2008 Print ISBN-13: 978-1-59327-179-4 Pages in Print Edition: 720
OpenStack Operation Guide
By: Tom Fifield; Diane Fleming; Anne Gentle; Lorin Hochstein; Jonathan Proulx; Everett Toews; Joe Topjian Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. Pub. Date: May 8, 2014 Print ISBN-13: 978-1-4919-4695-4 Pages in Print Edition: 330
250GB+ SATA hard disk with removable drawer
- hardware virtualization enabled
- Quad-core CPU
- 4GB+ main memeory
- 250GB+ disk storage
- Wired Ethernet adapter
To obtain a credit in this subject, a student must:
- achieve a grade of 50% or better on the final exam.
- satisfactorily complete all assignments.
- achieve a weighted average of 50% or better for the tests and final exam.
- achieve a grade of 50% or better on the overall course.
- Quizzes (minimum of 5) - 10%
- Labs (minimum of 5) - 10%
- Mid-term test - 15%
- Assignments (2) - 35%
- Final Exam - 30%