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The ABCs of Computing: IT Networking with Computer, Operating System ,Virtualization and Cloud Computing Fundamentals

What you will learn

Beginners who want to learn the basics of computer hardware ,Operating System networking and Virtualizaiton

Students pursuing a degree in computer science or information technology.

IT professionals who want to refresh their knowledge of computer fundamentals, operating systems, and networking.

Aspiring IT professionals who want to learn about virtualization and its importance in modern computing environments.

Anyone interested in understanding the fundamentals of computers and networks


Computing Fundamentals: OS, Network, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing is an introductory course that provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of the basics of modern computing systems.  Learners will gain a deep understanding of the critical concepts and skills necessary to navigate the digital landscape.

The course begins with an overview of operating systems, including the different types of operating systems, how they function, and how they manage computer resources.

Next, the course covers computer networking, including the principles of computer networking, and how data is transmitted across networks. You will learn about the different types of networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and the internet.

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The course then covers virtualization, including the different types of virtualization, how virtualization is used to optimize IT infrastructure, and how to set up and manage virtual machines. You will learn how virtualization can reduce costs, increase efficiency, and simplify IT management.

By the end of the course, you will have a solid foundation in the fundamentals of modern computing systems, including operating systems, networks, virtualization, and IT networking. You can confidently navigate the digital landscape and understand the basics of IT networking. Whether you’re new to the field of computing or seeking to refresh your knowledge, this course provides a comprehensive overview of the essentials of modern computing systems.



About Computer

What is a Computer ?
How Computer Works ?
Computer Architecture
Who is the Father Of Computer ?

Computer Generations

First Computer
Second Generation Computer
Third Generation Computer
Fourth Generation Computer
Fifth Generation Computer
First Mainframe Computer
First Personal Computer
First IBM PC

Computer Components

What are Computer Components ?
What are Input Devices ?
Output Device
What is processor ?
Processor Speed
Processor Width
Processor FSB
Processor Cache Memory
Processor Virtualization
Processor Core
Processor Generation
Processor Manufacturers
What is Motherboard ?
What is Storage ?
Primary Storage (RAM vs ROM)
What are different RAM Types?
Secondary Storage
Secondary Storage : Harddisk
Secondary Storage : Tape Drive
Secondary Storage : Optical Storage
Secondary Storage : Flash Storage
Secondary Storage : HDD vs SSD


Network and Networking
What are different Network Types ?
What is LAN?
What is MAN ?
What is WAN?
What is CAN?
What is PAN?

Requirements to set up a Network

What are Requirements to set up a Network?
What are End Devices?
What is media ?
Guided Media
Unguided Media
Network Interface Card ( NIC )
What is the use of a Switch ?
What is the use of an Access Point ?
What is the use of a WLC ?
What is the use of a Router?
What is the use of a Firewall and its zones?
What is an IP Phone ?
What is Wireless Broadband Router ?

Operating System

What is an Operating System ? & Operating System Types.
Windows Server 2022 Editions
Windows Server 2022 Features : It is a 64 Bit Operating System
It Provides Advanced Multilayer Security
It Supports Cloud Infra
It has Hybrid Capabilities With Azure
It has Improved Server Manager
It Supports GUI and CLI OS
It has Active Directory
It has Group Policy Management Console
It has Disk Quota Feature
It has Backup and Recovery Feature
It has DNS
It has IIS
It supports Virtualization
Windows Deployment Service
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Windows Server Operating System Installation

Hardware requirements to Install Windows Server 2022 OS
Different Ways To Install The Operating System
Computer Specifications For Lab and verification
Software requirement
How to download Windows Server ISO image ?
Download and Install VMWare Workstation For Lab
How to create the virtual machine For Lab?
Installing Windows Server 2022

IP Addressing

What is an IP address ?
What is IPv4 ?
What is IPv6 ?
Converting Binary numbers to Decimal Numbers
Converting Decimal Numbers to Binary numbers
How to assign an IP address ? : Therory
How to assign an IP address ? : Lab
Communication Types – Unicast,Broadcast and Multicast
Network and Host Portions
How to design the IP addressing
What is Network ID and Broadcast ID
Subnet Mask.
How to verify the IP address
Public IP Address vs Private IP Address


What is a Topology?
i) Physical Topology
a ) Bus Topology
b) Ring Topology
c ) Star Topology
ii) Logical Topology
a) Workgroup Model
b) Domain Model
Difference Between Domain and Domain Controller
Requirements to install the Domain Controller
Lab overview
Verify if the Server is in Workgroup
Configuring IP address and PDNS
Installing Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS)
Promoting the Server to a Domain Controller (DC)

Clients In Domain Model

Installing Member Server and Workstation
Member Server VS Workstation


What is Virtualization ?
Types Of Virtualization

Understanding Traditional Data Centers

Traditional Way To Deploy The Servers
Is Installing Multiple Applications On One Server Possible ?
Drawbacks of Installing Multiple Applications On One Server
One is to One Ratio Advantages
Drawbacks of Traditional Data Center
What Is The Reason Of Installing The Traditional Data Center
What Solution We Need ?
Server Virtualization Is the Solution

Virtualization History

Understanding Virtualization History

About VMware

What is VMware?
First Company To Virtualize x86 Architecture
Who are VMware Customers ?
What are VMware Products ?

About vSphere

What Is vSphere?
What Is Hypervisor?
Hypervisor Types
Type 2 Hypervisor
Types 2 Hypervisor Examples
Type 1 Hypervisor
Type 1 Hypervisor Examples
What is ESXi ?
ESXi Shares The Resources With VMs
What Is DCUI ?
VMware Host Client

About vCenter Server

What is vCenter Server ?
Other Uses Of The vCenter Server

About vMotion

Understanding vMotion With Examples

About Storage vMotion

Storage vMotion With Example

Enhanced vMotion

Understanding Enhanced vMotion With Example

vSphere High Availability (HA)

What is High Availability (HA)?
High Availability (HA) Example.

Fault Tolerance (FT)

What Is Fault Tolerance (FT) ?
How Fault Tolerance (FT) Works ?

Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)

What Is Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) ?
DRS Example
DRS Uses vMotion

Single Sign On (SSO)

Single Sign On (SSO) With Example
SSO Supports Multiple Identity Sources

Virtual Machine

What is a Virtual Machine ?
2 Virtual Machine Functionality
Virtual Machine Resources
Virtual Machine Files
Virtual Machine File Format
Configuration File
Log File

Virtual Machine Characteristics

What Are Virtual Machine Characteristics
Hardware Independence

Virtual Machine Advantages

VM Cloning
What is the use of Clone

Cloud Computing

Cloud and Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing Models
Misconceptions About Cloud