Virtual Machine in Automation Projects

Bachelor thesis English OPEN
Xing, Xiaoyuan (2010)
  • Publisher: KTH, Industriell produktion
  • Subject: virtual machine | automation project | performance | network configuration

Virtual machine, as an engineering tool, has recently been introduced into automation projects in Tetra Pak Processing System AB. The goal of this paper is to examine how to better utilize virtual machine for the automation projects. This paper designs different project scenarios using virtual machine. It analyzes installability, performance and stability of virtual machine from the test results. Technical solutions concerning virtual machine are discussed such as the conversion with physical computers, the configuration of virtual network and the use on different software platforms. It also suggests a workflow for the company to utilize virtual machine and share virtual machine resources across different project phases.
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