What Is Virtualization?

What is virtualization?

Why use virtualization?

Benefits of virtualization

  • Flexibility: Running multiple operating systems simultaneously on the same hardware
  • Agility: Moving operating systems the same way you can move a file or a picture from one physical server to another physical server.
  • Fault tolerance: When a physical server fails, management software automaticlaly migrates instances to available servers so quickly that you don’t even realize the physical hardware has failed.
  • Cost efficiency: You need less physical servers and pay less for your power bill, operations, and maintenance.

How does virtualization work?

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