Operating Systems

Linux I

The Linux open source operating system is used across business functions because of its flexibility and potential to facilitate innovation. 97% of hiring managers plan to hire someone with Linux skills within the next six months and 88% of those managers say it is difficult to find Linux talent. Linux skills are desired in job areas ranging from Web developers to network administrators to device field engineers.

Topics include but are not limited to:
• System architecture
• System software installation and management
• Linux Command Line Interface (CLI)
• Working with text
• Devices
• Linux file systems
• File system hierarchy standards
• File management

Linux I can be your first step to careers in cloud computing, cybersecurity, information systems, networking, programming, software development, and big data.

This course prepares you for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 Exam 101 and the CompTIA Linux+ certification. Additional study prior to taking the certification exam is recommended.

- Section 1 - Aug 8 - Oct 29; MW; 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm; 20 mtgs (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; Mediati; $1785
course code: COM2080-005

Certification exam is not included.

No meeting September 3, 2018.

MCSA: Windows Server 2016

This is an optimal way to dive in to learning how to install, configure, and administer a Windows 2016 server. It will prepare you for working as a network or computer systems administrator or support specialist. Topics covered in this course include the following:
• Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 [Exam 70-740]
• Networking with Windows Server 2016 [Exam 70-741]
• Identity with Windows Server 2016 [Exam 70-742]

This course takes a practical approach with an emphasis on how concepts apply to the workplace. If you want to demonstrate knowledge through certification, you may do so but that is not part of this training.

Expect an accelerated course that requires time outside of class to complete readings to prepare you for each class meeting. This is how you will maximize your in-class learning. This is not a course for beginners. Please register 7 business days before the start of the course to be sure you will have your materials on the first day of class.

What next? You may want to learn to design and implement a server infrastructure which makes up the MCSE: Server Infrastructure course and certification.

Required Prep:

An understanding of networking fundamentals, security best practices, Active Directory concepts, basic server hardware, and experience supporting and configuring Windows client operating systems

- Section 1 - Jul 19 - Sep 20; TTh; 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm; 16 mtgs (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; Nakadomari; $3195
course code: COM2047-006

Certification exams not included.


Server+ training prepares you to work in data centers or cloud environments administering any type of network server because of its vendor-neutral approach. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform the duties of a server administrator.

In this course, you will:
• Continue working with Linux Server and Linux Operating Systems
• Manage server hardware
• Install server hardware and operating systems
• Configure networking hardware and protocols
• Perform basic server configuration tasks
• Create a virtual server environment
• Administer servers.
• Implement server storage solutions.
• Secure the server.
• Plan and test disaster recovery
• Troubleshoot server issues

This course can benefit you when you are preparing to take the CompTIA Server+ examination (Exam SK0-004).

This course also covers the Microsoft Windows Server 70-410 certification exam objectives and focuses on the skills you need to install and configure Windows Server 2012/R2. After you finish this course, you’ll have an in-depth knowledge of Windows Server 2012/R2, including installation, local and remote management, file and storage services, Active Directory, group policies, TCP/IP, networking services, and Hyper-V virtualization. Both the original release of Windows Server 2012 and the R2 release are covered.

Certification exams are not included in this course.

Required Prep:

Must have access to a computer with Windows as well as Internet access outside of class to complete assignments

Recommended Prep:

Knowledge and experience with Linux, Network+ certification or equivalent knowledge and/or experience

- Section 1 - Jul 23 - Aug 29; MW; 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm; 12 mtgs (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; Bogaczewicz; $1595
course code: com2123-001

Certification exams are not included in this course.