CHAPTER 10

VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD COMPUTING

10.1 Anatomy of Cloud Infrastructure

10.2 Virtual Infrastructures

10.3 CPU Virtualization

10.4 Network and Storage Virtualization

10.1 ANATOMY OF CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

10.1.1 Anatomy of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is changing itself to meet the demands of customers in terms of software and hardware. These changes have benefitted developments in web-based applications and facilitated decisions-making in business.

Thomas J. Watson of IBM has said ‘there may be a demand for five in world market for computers.’ IBM designed computers for 20 companies, expecting to get orders only from five companies. Surprisingly, IBM got order for 18 companies for the IBM 701 system. Operations in terms of hardware ...

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