Provisioning Virtual Educational Resources Based on Private Cloud

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 216)


Nowadays, “cloud computing” has become an increasingly popular term. Many researchers are attracted in promoting education development through cloud computing technology. Virtualization is the core of the construction of an educational resources platform based on cloud computing. This paper focuses on the provisioning virtual educational resources through private cloud with particular concerns with security, QoS, and lifelong learning. Related work in the area is discussed, on the basis of which principles of educational resources development are proposed. The paper also provides an analysis of the services provided by the virtual educational resources platform and proposes a novel platform architecture for private cloud-based virtual educational resources.


Private cloud Educational resources Virtualization Architecture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chongqing Education CollegeChongqingChina
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of YorkYorkUK

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