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CSC 468 Cloud Cmptg & Virtual Tech

This course will provide an in-depth overview of virutalization technologies which is the primary technology used in cloud computing. Virtualization allows multiple machine instances called Virutal Machines (VMs) to be run on a single server simultaneously. Each VM instance can be used to isolate contained applications from other VM instances providing a mechanism to partition servers into multiple logical machines. Key areas of study will include review of virtualization concepts, portability, VM migration, and hands-on VM creation and management. Various virtualization software will be used including one or more of the following: VMWare, ESXi, VirtualBox, and Docker.