Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Comparative Study of Virtual Machine Software Packages with Real Operating System
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Computing.
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Computing.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years))Student thesis
Abstract [en]

Virtualization allows computer users to utilize their resources more efficiently and effectively. Operating system that runs on top of the Virtual Machine or Hypervisor is called guest OS. The Virtual Machine is an abstraction of the real physical machine. The main aim of this thesis work was to analyze different kinds of virtualization software packages and to investigate their advantages and disadvantages. In addition, we analyzed the performance of the virtual software packages with a real operating system in terms of web services. Web Servers play an important role on the Internet. The response time and throughput for a web server are different for different virtualization software packages and between a real host and a virtual host. In this thesis, we analyzed the web server performance on Linux. We compared the throughput for three different virtualization software packages (VMware, QEMU, and Virtual Box). The performance results clearly indicate that the real machine performance is better than the performance of the virtual machines. VMware has the better performance compared to other virtual software packages.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 57 p.
Keyword [en]
Virtualization, Virtual Machine, Performance, Web Server, VMware, Hypervisor
National Category
Computer Science Telecommunications
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-1952Local ID: oai:bth.se:arkivex10D06D93606D9108C1257A2F0062ECEBOAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-1952DiVA: diva2:829210
Uppsok
Technology
Supervisors
Available from: 2015-04-22 Created: 2012-07-02 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(957 kB)956 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 957 kBChecksum SHA-512
44ea81a3e80c5722a6f5bfb6d6019d0819b7cd77d8f709e929161a0d06e06b7f29d1d2be8da51c35715001111470f37d2887ee0769a2f6921623dc04c7bc84be
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Computing
Computer ScienceTelecommunications

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 956 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 108 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf