Application Virtualization

Application Virtualization App virtualization (application virtualization) is the separation of an installation of an application from the client computer that is accessing it. There are two types of application virtualization: remote and streaming. Remote applications run on a server. End users view and interact with their applications over a network via a remote display protocol. The remote applications can be completely integrated with the user’s desktop so that they appear and behave...
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Server Virtualization

Server Virtualization Server virtualization is the masking of server resources, including the number and identity of individual physical servers, processors, and operating systems, from server users. The server administrator uses a software application to divide one physical server into multiple isolated virtual environments. The virtual environments are sometimes called virtual private servers, but they are also known as guests, instances, containers or emulations. There are three popul...
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Microsoft Hyper-V version 1.0

Microsoft Hyper-V version 1.0 Hyper-V version 1.0 is the virtualization feature created for Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Hyper-V creates a virtualization layer above which multiple partitions can be run. The parent partition runs the hypervisor layer and allows for the creation and management of child partitions. Administrators can create many child partitions, depending on available system resources. Each child partition can then run its own independent, isolated operating system, ...
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Virtualization Definition

Virtualization Definition Virtualization is the creation of a virtual -- rather than actual -- version of something, such as an operating system, a server, a storage device or network resources. You probably know a little about virtualization if you have ever divided your hard drive into different partitions. A partition is the logical division of a hard disk drive to create, in effect, two separate hard drives. The evolution of virtualization Operating system virtualization is the use...
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