Theme: Virtualization and Clouds
Virtualization: what it is, how it works

A few questions addressed in the lecture

Thursday 3 March


10:15 11:10


Virtualization: what it is, how it works 

Luigi Gallerani

Carlos Garcia Fernandez


Virtualization has become over the past years a popular approach to try and use more efficiently computing resources.

In this lecture, a general overview of what virtualization is and what it can provide is given.  Server virtualization is a particular mode of implementation which is explained. In order to provide a clearer picture of the features and benefits of virtualization and to usefully complement the theoretical explanations, several practical demos will be presented to the audience.

Audience and benefits
Anyone interested in better understanding what virtualization is and  to see practical features through demos is invited to attend.

No prerequisite knowledge is needed to follow this lecture