Convergence Technology Center Winter Retreat

December 14 - 16, 2010

"Introduction to Virtualization & Cloud Computing" - Taught by Dr. Timur Mirzoev of Georgia Southern University

Course Description:

This course presents a working knowledge on concepts of virtualization of servers/storage with introduction to cloud computing. The described technologies provide the basis for green computing, server consolidation and disaster recovery. Several aspects of virtualization and cloud computing are accompanied by practical applications and examples of utilization in the IT industry. Design, deployment and management of datacenters including utilization of open-source systems are analyzed and organized into guidance materials.

Top 3 Objectives:

  • Introduce Virtualization and Cloud Computing concepts and technologies
  • Provide information on networked storage for virtualization infrastructure needs
  • Provide hands-on laboratory exercises on storage and virtualization