VIRTUALIZATION IN COMPUTING

CSE2VIX

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The focus of this subject is the skills and knowledge required to install and integrate a virtual server in a network to replace multiple physical servers, reducing power requirements of individual servers and meeting sustainability targets. The subject takes a very practical approach, taking the students from reviewing and choosing the best virtualization solution all the way through to managing and configuring the implemented solution.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE2NFX
Students must be admitted in the following course: SBAIO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Virtualization Essentials

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMatthew Portnoy

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Compare different virtualization solutions
02. Design a virtual server specification
03. Install a virtualization platform
04. Install a virtual server
05. Demonstrate how to manage virtual servers

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Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One x1200 word virtualization platform reportStudents create a project report based on a scenario. The students are expected to indicate which virtualization platform is the most suitable. (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1

One x1200 word physical server design reportStudents create a project report based on the scenario from Assessment 1. The focus of this report is to present the physical server design that will house the virtualization platform.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One x1000 word virtualized server installation reportFinal report on the actual installation of a virtualized server. A demonstration of the live system is also required.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One x10 minute individual virtualized server installation presentation 500 word equivalent task. Presentation is related to demonstration of live system.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5