37925 - Virtual System Project

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education Industry, innovation and infrastructure Partnerships for the goals

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course is to teach the structure and implementation of virtual systems like virtual machines and view based operating systems, virtual networks, virtual file systems. This course is mainly based on laboratory projects.

Course contents

  • Virtuality: introduction
  • Virtual Networks
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Networking stacks
  • View based systems: VUOS.
  • VUOS modules


Papers and documents will be provided during the course in electronic format

Teaching methods

  • Project brainstorming
  • Laboratory experiments and projects

Assessment methods

Oral exam on the project

Teaching tools

Video projector, blackboard, Internet, hacking skills.
This course is proprietary software free, i.e. we'll use libre (FLOSS) software only. Students can deepen their understanding at any level and they are free to use the knowledge acquired in this course.

Links to further information


Office hours

See the website of Renzo Davoli