Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2020, Page: 13-23
Design, Structure and Significance of Virtual Machines in Network Management System: An Emulation Analysis of VMware Based Hospital System in Pakistan
Umair Shahzad, Department of Computer Sciences, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan; Department of Mass Communication, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore, Pakistan
Muhammad Luqman, Department of Computer Sciences, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Rao Muhammad Adnan, Department of Computer Sciences, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Received: Jul. 22, 2020;       Accepted: Aug. 13, 2020;       Published: Aug. 27, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.acis.20200802.11      View  105      Downloads  67
The trend of the use of virtual machines is vitally growing in the world. Virtual machines are being used in different organizations. These virtual machines come as a result from an output of a host hypervisor. If an organization or an institution is being run by virtualization then it is possible that unnecessary expenses, additional burden, wastage of resources and excesses of space can be reduced for networking. With the organizations when the structure of a medical institution or hospital is viewed it comes out that even big and small hospitals are shifting their management systems to certain kinds of networks. As it is visible in the rapidly advancing world that hospitals are also using networking technology so why not they shift to virtualization? So, to observe either virtualization can effectively run in a hospital scenario this research is conducted. To further analyze if this can work in the setting of Pakistan or not? This research is conducted according to an assumed situation of Hospital that has four different branches in a country. To find the outcomes simulation method is used. A network is built on VMware Workstation. This network is designed to run a hospital networking system. That comprises of a virtual private network server, firewall router, file transfer protocol server, web server, and voice over internet protocol server, virtual local area network, active directory, virtual switches, dynamic host control protocol et cetera. After proper testing of the VMware then fully loaded system is launched and every functional requirement is utilized to clearly investigate the progress of a virtual network and this research has resulted in a successful network management system for Health Care Hospital in Pakistan. In viewing this the researcher has invented two concepts in this research that are “Hospital Virtualization” and “Pocket Network Theory.”
VMware, Virtual Machine, Emulation, Hospital Virtualization, Simulation Method, Network Security, Computer Science, Pocket Network Theory
To cite this article
Umair Shahzad, Muhammad Luqman, Rao Muhammad Adnan, Design, Structure and Significance of Virtual Machines in Network Management System: An Emulation Analysis of VMware Based Hospital System in Pakistan, Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems. Vol. 8, No. 2, 2020, pp. 13-23. doi: 10.11648/j.acis.20200802.11
Copyright © 2020 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
What is a Network Management System (NMS)?-Definition from Techopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved March 30, 2019, from https://www.techopedia.com/definition/11988/network-management-system-nms
Watt, A. (2014, August 15). 9 scope planning project management. Retrieved April 1, 2019, from https://opentextbc.ca/projectmanagement/chapter/chapter-9-scope-planning-project-management
A Guide to Networking and Project Management. (2018, July 24). Retrieved from https://www.clarizen.com/a-guide-to-networking-and-project-management/
What is Computer Support?-Definition from Techopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.techopedia.com/definition/2645/computer-support
Forthcoming Events. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/index.php?id=4060
VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business. (2019, April 14). Retrieved from https://www.vmware.com/products/horizon/skype-for-business.html
Introduction to Software Engineering/Process/Methodology. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Introduction_to_Software_Engineering/Process/Methodology
GNS3. (n.d.). Adding VMware VMs to GNS3 Topologies. Retrieved October 30, 2019, from https://docs.gns3.com/1u_D9XSSA5PVFrOrTWSw1Vn8Utvimd6ksv76F7731N84/index.html
Cassongo, A. B. (2016). The comparison of network simulators for SDN. Hoвiтнi iнфopмaцiйнi cиcтeми тa тexнoлoгiї-Modern information system and technologies, 5.
Chou, T. S., Baker, S., & Vega-Herrera, M. (2016, June). A comparison of network simulation and emulation virtualization tools. In Proc. ASEE Annu. Conf. Expo. (pp. 1-9).
Netgate. (2019). The pfSense Book. Retrieved from https://docs.netgate.com/manuals/pfsense/en/latest/the-pfsense-book.pdf
Li, H., & Chen, G. (2004, May). Wireless LAN network management system. In 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (Vol. 1, pp. 615-620). IEEE.
VMware. (2009). Workstation User’s Manual [VMware Workstation 7.0]. Retrieved from https://www.vmware.com/pdf/ws7_manual.pdf
Output Messenger. (n.d.). Retrieved May 2, 2019, from https://www.g2.com/products/output-messenger/reviews.
Techopedia. (n.d.). What is a Computer Simulation?-Definition from Techopedia. Retrieved June 2, 2019, from https://www.techopedia.com/definition/17060/computer-simulation.
Findwords. (n.d.). What does xampp mean. Retrieved July 2, 2019, from https://findwords.info/term/xampp
Browse journals by subject