Virtualised Infrastructure for Cloud Computing.

This course presents the virtualized infrastructures that are at the core of today cloud environment with a focus on solutions used to virtualize the computing infrastructure

We discuss some of the challenges that occur today at large scale such as providing security, quality of service and reducing the total ownership costs. We then present and test present and ongoing solutions.

Pitching the course

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Where we talk about its origins, its many facets and features.

Virtualisation (Guillaume Urvoy-Keller)

Where we present virtualisation technologies then play with VMs on Amazon EC2.

Resource management

Where we talk about VM scheduling, quality of service and optimisation

Workshop session

Where each of you present a research paper.


Where you develop VM schedulers over a simulator.

Final exam

I know you know what I am talking about.