Virtualization and Computer Networking

Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Computing Studies & Information Systems
Course Code
CSIS 2270
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
Lectures: 36, Laboratories: 12
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Typically Offered
To be determined
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
This course introduces students to virtualization and networking technologies. Students are required to set up and configure software systems for server and desktop virtualization provisioning. Students will also gain hands-on experience in configuring network devices and using packet capturing tools for network monitoring and program debugging. Other topics include TCP/IP and related protocols, subnet planning, and virtual LANs. This course is suitable for students who would like to gain practical knowledge on system virtualization and enterprise network operation. This course may involve group work.
Course Content
  • Introduction to virtualization technologies
  • Server virtualization and desktop virtualization
  • Virtual machines installation and configuration
  • Introduction to networking fundamentals and layering structure
  • Transmission media and structured cabling
  • Ethernet and Wireless LAN
  • Networking devices: Switches and Routers
  • TCP/IP suite: IP addressing and subnet planning, TCP/UDP and their applications
  • Link layer and application layer protocols: ARP, ICMP, DHCP, FTP, etc.
  • Basics of routing protocols
  • Basic configuration of routers and switches
  • Testing and troubleshooting options for networks
  • Virtual LANs
  • Enterprise network design 
Methods Of Instruction

Lecture, seminar, demonstration, and hands-on exercises in the lab

Means of Assessment

Assignments/labs                 15-30%
Quiz(zes)*                           10-25%
Midterm Examination*          25-40%
Final Examination*               25-40%
Total                                       100%

*** In order to pass the course, students must, in addition to receiving an overall course grade of 50%, also achieve a grade of at least 50% on the combined weighted examination components (including quizzes, tests, exams).

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the basics of virtualization and its benefits
  • Analyze different virtualization technologies
  • Perform server and desktop virtualization configuration and administration
  • Discuss current network standards and topologies
  • Apply different devices and services to support communications across networks
  • Analyze the layering structure of networking protocols
  • Apply wired and wireless technologies in local area networks
  • Demonstrate the applications of the internet protocol suite and the related protocols
  • Perform both physical and logical designs for enterprise networks
  • Configure network services on computer systems
  • Use programs such as ping and tracert for testing network connectivity
  • Configure routers and switches for an enterprise local area network
  • Use a packet capturing tool for network analysis and program debugging
Textbook Materials

Beasley, J.S. and Nilkaew, P, Networking Essentials, Latest ed., Pearson.

or

other textbook approved by the CSIS department.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 11 (C or better) or Foundations of Math 11 (C or better) or MATU 0410 (C or better) or approved substitute OR currently active in:

PDD Emerging Technology

PBD Computer and Information Systems

Corequisites

None.

Equivalencies

Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:

  • No equivalency courses

Requisite for

This course is not required for any other course.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU CMPT 371 (3) 2014/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU COMP 2XXX (3) 2014/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) No credit 2014/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC CPSC 299 (3) 2014/09/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV COMP 2XX (3) 2018/01/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2020

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
34886
Wed
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Yang
Zhe
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
9
3
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
14:30 - 16:20
Wed
16:30 - 18:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
34887
Tue Wed
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Yang
Zhe
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
7
5
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
12:30 - 14:20
Wed
14:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
34888
Thu Wed
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Yang
Zhe
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
6
6
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
8:30 - 10:20
Wed
14:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
34984
Thu
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Eng
Nelson
Full
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
12
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
8:30 - 10:20
Thu
10:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
34985
Thu Wed
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Eng
Nelson
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
9
3
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
8:30 - 10:20
Wed
12:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
35024
Thu Wed
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Eng
Nelson
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
1
11
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
8:30 - 10:20
Wed
14:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
35882
Tue
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Al-Humaimidi
Mahmood
Full
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
12
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
12:30 - 14:20
Tue
14:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
35883
Wed Tue
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Al-Humaimidi
Mahmood
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
8
4
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
8:30 - 10:20
Tue
12:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
35884
Wed Tue
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Al-Humaimidi
Mahmood
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
11
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
10:30 - 12:20
Tue
12:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
35909
Fri
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Manabala
Simhadri
Full
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
12
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
10:30 - 12:20
Fri
12:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
35910
Thu Fri
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Manabala
Simhadri
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
9
3
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
8:30 - 10:20
Fri
10:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
36075
Thu Fri
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Manabala
Simhadri
Open
Online
CSIS 2270 is restricted to students in the following programs: Cmpt Studies and Info Systems Diploma, Data and Analytics, Web and Mobile Computing, Emerging Technology PD Diploma, Information & Communication Technology PD Diploma, Data Analytics PD Diploma, and Emerging Technology PB Diploma.

On Thursday, July 02, 2020 at 10:00am registration opens to students in the following programs: BBA-Accounting - Bach Degree FT, Accounting Diploma, Cmpt Science and Info Systems Diploma, Comm and Busn Admin Diploma, General Business Certificate, General Business Diploma, Accounting Post-Degree Diploma, BBA-Fin Serv & Admin-Bach Degree FT, Busn Mgmt Diploma – General Business, Marketing Diploma.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
12
11
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
10:30 - 12:20
Fri
10:30 - 12:20