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Evaluation of virtual servers for use incomputer science education: Utvardering av virtuella servrar f ör användning inom undervisning i datateknik
Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Virtual servers are being increasingly utilized in higher education forclient computers, this thesis investigates if virtualization could also bebeneficial for servers. By providing three general models (the first beingthe current situation and the two latter leveraging virtualization) andevaluating each, a broad sense of the applicability, possibilities andremaining problems of introducing server virtualization is provided.For one specific course, TDDD27 - Advanced web programming, amore concrete analysis is done and specific recommendations are pro-vided.The conclusion is that there are still more work to be done, butboth of the proposed models are possible and suitable for some courses.Their introduction should have several positive effects, for instancefairer courses and more focus on the subject at hand.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 33 p.
Keyword [en]
virtualization, web programming, virtual server, vSphere, virtual labo- ratories, student administered server
National Category
Computer Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-73146ISRN: LIU-IDA/LITH-EX-A--11/049--SEOAI: diva2:467546
Subject / course
Computer and information science at the Institute of Technology
Alan Turing, LiU, Linköping (Swedish)
Available from: 2011-12-20 Created: 2011-12-19 Last updated: 2011-12-20Bibliographically approved

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