Virtualization: an old concept in a new approach
AbstractVirtualization technology is transforming today’s IT community, offering new possi-bilities to improve the performance and efficiency of IT infrastructure by a dynamic mapping of the PC resources, enabling to run multiple applications and operating systems on a single physical system. Virtualization also offers high availability and error recovery solutions by encapsulating entire systems into single files that can be replicated and restored on any desti-nation machine. This paper brings new elements related to the concept of virtualization, presenting the princi-ples, the new architectures and the advantages of the virtualization. We make also a brief comparison between the PC’s functional structure before and after the virtualization. Finally, we present licensed software to create and run multiple virtual machines on a personal com-puter.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 15236.
Date of creation: 2007
Date of revision: 2007
Publication status: Published in Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Economy Informatics 1-4.1(2007): pp. 118-123
Virtualization; hypervisor; partitioning; virtual machine;
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