Chapter 1

Introduction to Virtualization

In this chapter, you will learn the following:

  • The history behind the evolution of computer and virtualization technology

  • Architecture, components, and types of virtualization

  • Introduction to the different types of virtualization, such as virtual machines and containers

  • Virtualization scale and design considerations

  • Data plane techniques to protect the network edge and core, including the different router interface types

  • Techniques to protect the network and to mitigate a network attached within the data plane by using control plane techniques

  • Layer 2 Ethernet techniques to protect switched-Ethernet LANs

History of Computer Evolution

In this modern world, super computers, smartphones, and other smart ...

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