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Richard Gholson

Business, Computers and IT

Richard Gholson, Associate Professor

Associate Professor, Business & Information Technology - Server Technologies

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NO program orientation required.
MEETING TIMES: Monday 5:30 to 10:00 PM
MEETING DATES: 02/06/17 to 06/05/17
TEXT: "VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] Student Lecture Manual," ebook available from VMware Academy
Description - The course features hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size and forms the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

*Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
*Deploy a vCenter Server Appliance and manage an ESXi host
*Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with Web Client
*Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
*Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage
*Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
*Use vMotion & Storage vMotion to migrate virtual machines and storage
*Manage vSphere High Availability and Fault Tolerance
*Use Distributed Resource Scheduler clusters to improve host scalability
*Use Update Manager to apply patches & troubleshoot

Program orientation is required for new students.
PROGRAMS: Linux Server Administration, Desktop Operating Systems, Server Essentials
MEETING TIMES: Tuesday 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
MEETING DATES: 02/07/17 to 06/06/17
TEXT: Cisco Netacad Online LMS
Description: This course includes the installation, configuration, and the management of the Linux Operating System. You will learn about command line processing, user accounts and permissions, and basic shell programming. You will alsonbe introduced to the history of Linux and the open source community, and the different distributions of Linux currently available.

Program orientation is required for new students.
PROGRAMS: Server Essentials Program
MEETING TIMES: Monday & Wednesday 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
MEETING DATES: 02/01/17 to 06/07/16
TEXT: "MTA 98-365: Windows Server Fundamentals", MOAC
Description - This course includes the installation, configuration, and management of the Windows Server Operating System. You will learn about Windows Server administration tools, Active Directory, account management and security, and server performance troubleshooting. You will also be introduced to network services, web servers, and DNS servers.

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