Date Added: Nov 2011
Over the past few years, the concept of cloud computing and virtualization has gained much momentum and has become popular technology in IT field. Infrastructure as a Service providers use virtualization to abstract their hardware and to create a dynamic data center. Virtualization enables the consolidation of virtual machines as well as the migration of them to other hosts during run-time. Each provider has its own strategy to efficiently operate a data center. Here the authors deploy Virtual Computing Laboratory (VCL) using the concept of private cloud.