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The Science Behind Virtualization

Arturo Fagundo MIT Alum, Julia Austin Mon Jan 28 thru Fri Feb 1, 01-03:00pm, 36-153

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below) Signup by: 29-Dec-2007 Limited to 30 participants. Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series) Prereq: general programming experience

Virtualization has gained widespread attention and transformed the way companies think about their IT infrastructure. This course presents basic concepts which enable server virtualization, then delves into the science behind several application areas including resource management, storage, security, performance management, benchmarking and disaster recovery. We will also discuss the future of virtualization and the interesting opportunities presented as technology in both the enterprise and consumer markets evolves. Daily 1-1.5 hour lecture followed by 30 minutes for demonstrations and Q&A. Lectures will be delivered by VMware founder and senior engineers including several MIT alumni. Web: http://scripts.mit.edu/~ant/vmware Contact: iap-vms@mit.ed Sponsor: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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