VIRTUALISATION FOR THE CLOUD

CSE2VVX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides an understanding of virtualisation concepts and exposure to different virtualisation solutions. Students will utilise this knowledge to design, implement and manage a virtualisation solution for a given scenario. The practicality of using virtualisation on cloud is particularly emphasised.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into SBACTO or SBAIO and must have passed CSE2NFX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsVirtualization EssentialsPrescribedMatthew Portnoy, 2016John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ReadingsVirtualisation for CloudPrescribedDidasko, 2019Didasko Digital

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Define virtualisation and discuss its benefits in the context of cloud computing

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbooks and self- paced problems/exercises will enhance students# skills and knowledge on different virtualisation solutions.

02. Compare and contrast the different types of virtualisation in cloud computing

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbooks and self- paced problems/exercises will enhance students# skills and knowledge on different virtualisation solutions.

03. Install a hypervisor to create virtual machines on local systems.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbooks and self- paced problems/exercises will enhance students# skills and knowledge. Hands-on demonstrations (webinars and multimedia presentations) will be used to reinforce the knowledge.

04. Install, configure and troubleshoot operating systems on virtual machines in local systems.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbooks and self- paced problems/exercises will enhance students# skills and knowledge. Hands-on demonstrations (webinars and multimedia presentations) will be used to reinforce the knowledge.

05. Implement a virtualised solution on the cloud to provide scalability and high availability

Activities:
Hands-on demonstrations (webinars and multimedia presentations) will be used to reinforce the knowledge.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts. Timed assessment10 01
Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)15 02
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution (1,200-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution based on a given scenario.25 03, 04
Written report on practical scenario of a virtualisation solution on cloud (1,300-words equivalent)A written practical scenario-based lab report on creating, implementing and managing a virtualised solution on the cloud based on a given scenario.30 05
Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge. Timed assessment20 02, 05