Sep 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CS 3401 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.

  Prerequisite(s): CS 2352   with at least a C-
Credits: 3.0