This is a required assignment worth 15 points (15-points/1000-points). Assignment must be submitted by the due date. No late assignments are allowed. Please discuss the following topics and provide substantive comments to at least two other posts. Select from the following list four (4) topics and discuss. Use only 50-words max per topic to discuss and present your answer. The discussion questions this week are from Chapter 8 (Jamsa, 2013).Chapter 8 topics:
- Define and describe virtualization.
- Defend the following statement: Virtualization is not a new concept within computer science.
- Describe the various types of virtualization.
- List the pros and cons of virtualization.
- Discuss the attributes of applications that are not well suited for virtualization.
- List reasons why companies should virtualize.
- List the benefits of blade servers.
- Define and describe the hypervisor.
- Define and describe green computing.
- Describe the concept of the desktop on demand, and include the benefits of such a system.
Note: You are required to use at least two sources (besides your textbook) to answer the above questions. The initial post is due by Wednesday at 11:59pm ET. You must engage on at least three separate days (by Wednesday for the first post and two additional days of peer engagement). Do not wait until Sunday to engage with peers, this should be an active conversation with your peers. When replying to peers be sure to engage with substantial posts that add to the conversation.