Underutilization of hardware is one of the challenges that large organizations have been trying to overcome. Most of today's computer hardware is designed and architected for hosting a single operating system and application. Virtualization is the primary solution for this problem. Virtualization is the capability of a system to host multiple virtual computers while running on a single hardware platform. This has both advantages and disadvantages. This thesis concentrates on introducing virtualization technology and comparing different techniques through which virtualization is achieved. It will examine how computer hardware can be virtualized and the impact virtualization would have on different parts of the system. This study evaluates the changes necessary to hardware architectures when virtualization is used. This thesis provides an analysis of the benefits of this technology which conveys to the computer industry and the disadvantages which accompany this new solution. Finally the future of virtualization technology and how it can affect the infrastructure of an organization is evaluated.
|Commitee:||Englert, Burkhard, James, Kenneth|
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 52/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
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