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About the Course

This course will transition you from working on a single computer to an entire fleet. Systems administration is the field of IT that’s responsible for maintaining reliable computers systems in a multi-user environment. In this course, you’ll learn about the infrastructure services that keep all organizations, big and small, up and running. We’ll deep dive on cloud so that you’ll understand everything from typical cloud infrastructure setups to how to manage cloud resources. You'll also learn how to manage and configure servers and how to use industry tools to manage computers, user information, and user productivity. Finally, you’ll learn how to recover your organization’s IT infrastructure in the event of a disaster. By the end of this course you’ll be able to: ● utilize best practices for choosing hardware, vendors, and services for your organization ● understand how the most common infrastructure services that keep an organization running work, and how to manage infrastructure servers ● understand how to make the most of the cloud for your organization ● manage an organization’s computers and users using the directory services, Active Directory, and OpenLDAP ● choose and manage the tools that your organization will use ● backup your organization’s data and know how to recover your IT infrastructure in the case of a disaster ● utilize systems administration knowledge to plan and improve processes for IT environments...

Top reviews


Dec 14, 2018

Good course which gives as much details about administration and infrastructure services . A Big thank you for Google , Coursera and The instructor for giving a valuable knowledge to me. Thank you


Jan 16, 2020

This chapter is very interesting since describes a lot of the things that we have at the office running on the background but we never understood well. The material is well put together, congrats.

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By James D

Feb 19, 2020

course is very broad and gives general information rather than specifics.

By Kim R

May 30, 2020

This was ALOT of information with some challenging labs but it was good.

By Lynelle F

Jun 03, 2020

more practicals would be exciting. and diving into the agile processes

By John O R

May 28, 2020

I just wish that there was less reading and more hands on instruction.

By Evan P

Dec 02, 2019

Some issues with the Qwiklabs that I'm pretty sure were not on my end.

By Keandre E

Aug 06, 2018

Would have liked a bit more hands-on activities on directory services.

By Daniel C

Mar 08, 2020

Well laid out course, very challenging but interesting none the less.

By Kenyon F

Apr 15, 2019

Good Course, but slightly more minutia than basic level IT may need

By Robert N

Nov 21, 2019

It was a very challenging course, but I stormed through the battle

By Maria H

Apr 17, 2020

I never understood how to access to the browser in the Linux labs

By My I

Aug 09, 2018

great course. learned a lot about different elements of sys admin

By Vincent D

Jul 03, 2018

A bit shallow, could've dived in more into specific technologies.

By Mark H

Mar 01, 2018

Very good course. Directory services was especially informative.

By Benjamin G

Sep 02, 2019

Very interesting overview, it has encouraged me to learn more.


Jun 15, 2020

The course is good, few concepts are not able to understand.

By P V S

May 28, 2018

The graded assignment can be lab work rather than just quiz.

By Tanmoy D

Mar 27, 2020

Instructor just read like a digital voice . doesn't explain

By Horacio L

Mar 16, 2020

Excelent! so much important information to be a good Admin!

By Lauren P

Feb 10, 2020

a lot of the captioning doesn't match what is being spoken.

By Dave C

Sep 16, 2019

I hope that I will be able to go back polish my knowledge.

By Peter P B

Oct 18, 2018

Really good explanations but I missed the practices on VM.


May 21, 2020

amazing! the courses are well structured and power packed

By David T P

Apr 24, 2019

Every perfect but i would prefer more practices exercises

By Michael C O

Jul 29, 2019

It was a lot to take in, but in the end it was worth it.

By Pedro J D

May 31, 2018

A lot of useful information for a System Administrator