VIRTUALISATION FOR THE CLOUD

CSE2VVX

2020

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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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 one of the following courses: SBAIO, SBACTO

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

Virtualisation for Cloud

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorDidasko

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Digital

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Virtualization Essentials

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorMatthew Portnoy

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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. Define virtualisation and discuss its benefits in the context of cloud computing
02. Compare and contrast the different types of virtualisation in cloud computing
03. Install a hypervisor to create virtual machines on local systems.
04. Install, configure and troubleshoot operating systems on virtual machines in local systems.
05. Implement a virtualised solution on the cloud to provide scalability and high availability

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Start date between: and    Key dates

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*

Online test (250-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test knowledge on virtualisation concepts.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Written assessment on comparing Virtualisation solutions (750-words equivalent)A written research report on virtualisation solutions (including possible software to support it)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3, SILO4

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO5

Online subject test (750-words equivalent)Multiple choice tests/Short answer questions to test theoretical knowledge.Timed assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5