Virtualization

Nomenclature

Full virtualization

Paravirtualization

A term used to describe a virtualization technique that allows the operating system to be aware
that it is running on a hypervisor instead of base hardware. The operating system must be
modified to accommodate the unique situation of running on a hypervisor instead of basic
hardware.

Hypervisor

Hypervisors

Xen

http://www.xen.org/files/Marketing/WhyXen.pdf

— CubeOS
http://qubes-os.org/Home.html

VMware (ESXi)

http://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere-hypervisor/overview.html

Programs

VirtualBox

Others

Running Windows 7

http://forums.cnet.com/7723-19411_102-333813.html

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