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.