Jul 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

CS 3400 System Administration


Fundamental principles, problem solving, and best practices in configuring, integrating, upgrading, diagnosing, and managing computer systems software in stand-alone, networked, and multi-user contexts. Topics include: operating system fundamentals, understanding boot mechanism, system and device installation/configuration, user support, shell and Perl scripting for automating/facilitating management, systems services, applications software installation and support, security policies and practices, backup procedures, disaster recovery, establishing networking contexts, client-server issues, maintenance, operating system performance tuning, emulation, virtualization, multi-booting, multi-core & multi-processor load balancing, distributed computing, cloud computing environments, and current issues. Windows and Linux with X-Windows will be the primary platforms for exploration, hands-on work and preparation for certification exams.
Credits: 4.0