Abstract—Cloud is one of today’s most interesting technologies because of it can reduce cost and make flexibility and scalability. Hence, cloud computing became a promising business from a pure idea in a few years. However, there are some issues in cloud about which IT organizations concern such as security. As a matter of fact, basis of cloud computing is virtual environments. Although, the virtualization is not a new technology, appearance of cloud computing caused raising new concerns about security that may be caused hesitation before moving to cloud environments. This paper tries to describe security problems in the virtualization in cloud-environment aspect of view. This article tries to review issues and solutions of virtualization technology which is used in the cloud computing. The paper begins which a discussion on virtualization technology. Then, it addresses the challenges and available solutions.
Index Terms—Virtualization, virtual machine, security.
F. Sabahi is with the Azad University, Zanjan, Iran (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Farzad Sabahi, "Secure Virtualization Technology," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 826-830, 2012.