2014-2015 Catalog

INFO 1431 Data Center Physical Design

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(1) INFO 1401

Course Description

This course explores the information system and facility infrastructure elements found within the physical data center. Topics include data center architecture, physical space and structures, and facility infrastructure design as well as the basics of physical infrastructure, including racking and cabling concepts, power management and distribution, heating ventilation and air conditioning, data storage technologies and communications components. Students also learn about data center standards and certifications as well as design architecture for green and cloud-based data centers. This course is designed for potential data center personnel and server support personnel.