Dec 03, 2023
ITT 2036 - Data Storage I Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course will focus on effective system administration and implementation of File-based storage (NAS) in a local area network. Course content will cover planning installing, operating, and troubleshooting file-based (NAS) storage in an Ethernet environment along with augmenting Linux and Windows host skillsets. This course follows the Storage+ certification framework (SNIA).
Prerequisite(s): ITT 1032 , ECT 1013 , and ECT 1030 with grades of C or higher or instructor consent
- Compare/contrast NAS vs. SAN
- Network and file sharing protocols
- NAS file systems
- NAS configuration and performance considerations
- Storage management
- Continuity management
- Capacity planning
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- describe disk types, components, and features.
- explain data redundancy and the importance of disaster planning.
- implement the correct networking technologies, given a scenario.
- select appropriate disk storage configurations for a given scenario.
- Apply techniques to improve network performance, continuity, and security
- Explain differences between Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Networks (SAN).
- Perform basic NAS appliance configuration
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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