Cisco-Solaris Certification courses offered at ODU

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Cisco-Solaris Certification courses offered at ODU

  1. 1. CISCO-Solaris Certification Courses
  2. 2. Career Certification Initiative <ul><li>The world of networking and systems administration is a highly competitive arena that continues to grow in complexity as technology evolves. With this growth, the demand for highly trained experts increases daily. </li></ul><ul><li>The benefits of Certification are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certification provides a standard, tangible way of measuring technical skills. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>provide job advancement opportunities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certification provides worldwide third party validation of your skills. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Targeted Audience <ul><li>Who should take the certification exams </li></ul><ul><li>Experts(E): People who have sufficient experience in maintenance and administration of networks(3-5years) or people who have a thorough knowledge in all the prerequisites for the course. </li></ul><ul><li>Proficient(P): People who have basic knowledge of networks and system administration. </li></ul><ul><li>Novices(N): People with little or no programming and networking background. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why offer courses at ODU <ul><li>Vendor courses: On an average each course is 5 days long </li></ul><ul><li>(8 hrs./day). </li></ul><ul><li>Corporations are reluctant to sponsor their employees for the courses since the fee is astronomical. </li></ul><ul><li>ODU: Offer similar courses, at a much lower cost . </li></ul><ul><li>Courses are of longer duration </li></ul><ul><li>(1 - Semester) and hence students have the opportunity to gain more exposure and hands-on lab experience . </li></ul>
  5. 5. How much do Certified Professionals Earn? <ul><li>How much does it Pay ? </li></ul><ul><li>With less than 3,000 graduates in Cisco Certification program’s history, it is no wonder that CCIEs (Cisco Certified Internetwork Engineer) command starting salaries of at around $80,000 to $90,000 pa. </li></ul><ul><li>Because of the high demand and high standards set by Sun Certification courses, sun certified Administrators demand starting salaries of around $90,000. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Network And Systems Administration Certification Courses
  7. 7. Network Administration Certification Track CS455/CS555 (Novice) Intro to Networks and communication CS4XX/5XX (Proficient) Advanced Network Administration (1.5 Credits) CS454/CS554 (Proficient) Network Management (3 Credits) Cisco Certification Exams R&S: CCIE WAN: CCDP, CCIE Cisco Certification Exams R&S: CCNA, CCDP, CCDA WAN:CCNA, CCNP
  8. 8. Networks Administration (CS 454/5543 Credits) <ul><li>Course Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>This course provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform network administration. </li></ul><ul><li>Prerequisites: </li></ul><ul><li>To succeed fully in this course, students should have a basic internetworking knowledge, an understanding of the OSI seven-layer model, and IP networking concepts. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prerequisite courses- </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CS 455/555 </li></ul><ul><li>Certification Exams: that can be taken after taking this course- </li></ul><ul><li>Routing and Switching – CCDA – DCN #640 – 441, CCNA - #640 – 507 </li></ul><ul><li>CCDP – Routing, Switching and Remote Access #640 – 509, CID exam #640 – 025 </li></ul><ul><li>WAN – CCNA Sw exam #640 - 410, CCNP – MSSC Exam #640 – 419, BSSC Exam #640 – 425, MACC Exam #640 – 411, SVIO Exam #640 – 451 or </li></ul><ul><li>CSVP Exam #640 – 422 </li></ul>
  9. 13. Advanced Network Configuration (Proposed 1.5 Credits Course) <ul><li>Course Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>This course provides students with advanced skills to design networks and perform network administration. </li></ul><ul><li>Prerequisites: </li></ul><ul><li>Network Management(CS 454/554). </li></ul><ul><li>Certification Exams: that can be taken after taking this course- </li></ul><ul><li>Routing and Switching – CCIE </li></ul><ul><li>WAN – CCDP - DSWVS exam #640 - 413 </li></ul><ul><li> CCIE </li></ul>
  10. 15. Solaris Systems Administration Certification Courses
  11. 16. CS471 Operating Systems CS250 Object oriented programming in C++ Solaris Certification Level I & II Exams CS4XX/5XX (Novice) Solaris System Administration (3 Credits) Solaris System Administration Certification Track
  12. 17. Solaris Systems Administration (Proposed 3 Credits Course) <ul><li>Course Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>This course provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform system administration. </li></ul><ul><li>Prerequisites: </li></ul><ul><li>To succeed fully in this course, students should be familiar with the vi editor and shell programming. </li></ul><ul><li>Certification Exams: that can be taken after taking this course- </li></ul><ul><li>SUN Microsystems UNIX Systems Administration (I and II). </li></ul>
  13. 18. Solaris Systems Administration (Contd.) <ul><ul><ul><li>Course contents: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.System Concepts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.Introduction to UNIX Systems Administration. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.UNIX File Systems. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.Mounting File Systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.Administering network services. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.Printing Services. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.Account management. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.The Boot PROM </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.Software Package Administration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.The Boot Process </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.System States </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.System Security </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.Administration of Initialization Files </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.Advanced File Permissions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  14. 19. Process Control Disk Configuration and Naming Disks, Partitions, and Format Backup and Recovery The LP Print Service UNIX syslog and Auditing Utilities Device Administration The Service Access Facility Name the file used by the ttymon port monitor to initialize the speed and terminal settings Adding Terminals and Modems with Admintool . Introduction to Disk Management Domain Name Services. Networks The NFS Environment CacheFS File Systems and WebNFS
  15. 20. Automount Naming Services Solstice AdminSuite Adding Network Clients JumpStart andAutomatic Installation. Principles of performance analysis and usage of performance measurement tools such as sar, vmstat, iostat, and proctool. Memory, input/output (I/O), and central processing unit (CPU) bottlenecks are described and solutions are recommended. An overview of the operating system's major kernel subsystems- multithread architecture, virtual memory system, process lifetime cycles and scheduling. SunSolve Database. Kernel Core Dump Analysis. Fault Analysis and Diagnostics.
  16. 21. Term Project: Configure a LAN with the following components – UNIX servers - primary DNS server, secondary DNS server, print server, samba server. Diskless clients. Workstations within the domain. Printer.

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