ITNW 1335 - INFORMATION STORAGE AND MANAGEMENT

An introduction to data storage-related technologies. Topics include data storage for cloud, Big Data, mobile, social media, and software-defined data centers. Provides a strong understanding of storage technologies and prepares students for advanced concepts, technologies, and processes. 32 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Differentiate storage architectures and key data center elements
  • Explain the components of storage infrastructure including subsystems, RAID and intelligent storage systems
  • Demonstrate network technologies used in storage systems
  • Outline the benefits and components of Storage Area Networks (SANs)
  • Adapt contingency plans for backup, replication and archiving
  • Evaluate information security requirements and recommend solutions
  • List SAN management issues and requirements

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: