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Networking Essentials: A CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Textbook, Fifth Edition by Jeffrey S. Beasley, Piyasat Nilkaew

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Chapter 13. Cloud Computing and Virtualization

Chapter Outline

13-1 Introduction

13-2 Virtualization

13-3 Cloud Computing

13-4 Enterprise Storage

Summary

Questions and Problems

Objectives

  • Describe the concept and benefits of virtualization

  • Discuss the concept of the cloud

  • Explain the purpose of a hypervisor

  • Develop an appreciation for the benefit of outsourcing services to the cloud

  • Understand the steps in setting up virtualization on a PC

Key Terms

core

cache

virtualization

VM

guest machine

host machine

hypervisor

VMM

Type 1 hypervisor

Type 2 hypervisor

vMotion, XenMotion, Live Migration

Hyper-V

cloud

outsource

cloud service/cloud computing

SLA

MX (mail exchange) record

CNAME (canonical name) record

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Platform ...

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