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Virtualization Laboratory for Computer Networks at Undergraduate Level

  • Valeriu Manuel IonescuEmail author
  • Alexandru-Cătălin Petrini
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 527)

Abstract

A networking hands-on laboratory involves connecting cables, configuring network equipment and testing the resulted network and its traffic. Virtualization, which emulates hardware with software, is used today to better use the hardware resources and offers flexibility when it comes to network connectivity design. This paper presents the challenges related to the use of type 1 and type 2 virtualization solutions in a university laboratory, focusing on the solutions Oracle VirtualBox and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Keywords

Virtualization Education Hypervisor Oracle VirtualBox Microsoft Hyper-V 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valeriu Manuel Ionescu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alexandru-Cătălin Petrini
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Pitesti, FECCPitestiRomania

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