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A Study on the Implementation of a Technological Service Infrastructure (IaaS) Through OpenStack for Small and Medium Enterprises

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Thanks to technological advances, companies are increasingly shifting their Information Technology (IT) workloads to the cloud. These advances can be summarized in three environments: the use of virtualization, the use of physical devices and the use of cloud computing. In the academic environment, the use of cloud computing brings enormous advantages as a tool for carrying out virtual laboratories, therefore, the objective of this project is to investigate one of the aspects of cloud computing, called Infrastructure. as a Service (IaaS), creating a prototype with Openstack that enables the investigation of this technology, examining its advantages and disadvantages, in the same way, of proposing it as a tool for the Los Libertadores University Foundation that allows students their professional growth, which includes the basic requirements for the development of laboratory practices with services such as virtualization of operating systems, storage, development of programs, among others. According to what was previously stated, the main function is to manage those virtual machines with the tools available to reduce the physical resource of the institution taking into account its infrastructure through the public cloud, managing and configuring OpenStack environments for end users. The article is the result of research where measures of use will be established with the different technological tools that it offers us for its development and control.

DOI 10.11648/j.ajeit.20240801.12
Published in American Journal of Education and Information Technology (Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2024)
Page(s) 12-20
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Keywords

Cloud Computing, Virtual Machine, Public Cloud, Automated Processes, Systematization of Final Resources, Virtualization

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  • Faculty of Engineering and Basic Sciences, Los Libertadores University Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia

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