Virtual Machines

Overview

A virtual machine (VM) is a ""completely isolated operating system installation within your normal operating system"". These days this is implemented by either software emulation or hardware virtualization.

This book is your ultimate resource for Virtual Machines. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know.

In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to ...

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Overview

A virtual machine (VM) is a ""completely isolated operating system installation within your normal operating system"". These days this is implemented by either software emulation or hardware virtualization.

This book is your ultimate resource for Virtual Machines. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know.

In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Virtual Machines right away, covering: Virtual machine, Comparison of application virtual machines, Comparison of platform virtual machines, Abstract rewriting machine, Alice (programming language), BD+, CHIP-8, Coware, Cross-platform virtualization, Dynamic recompilation, Extensible Embeddable Language, Adobe Flash Player, Full virtualization, Genetix, Glulx, Hardware virtualization, Hardware-assisted virtualization, Host machine, HotSpot, Inferno (operating system), Just-in-time compilation, Libguestfs, Libvirt, Maxine Virtual Machine, Memory virtualization, Mono (software), Neko (programming language), O-code, O-code machine, Open Cobalt, Open Kernel Labs, Parallel Virtual Machine, Parser Grammar Engine, Partial virtualization, Pep/7, Perl virtual machine, Process virtual machine, Sankhya Technologies, SECD machine, Simics, System virtual machine, Tamarin (JavaScript engine), Transterpreter, UCSD Pascal, UVC-based preservation, V8 (JavaScript engine), Virtual appliance, Virtual backup appliance, Virtual disk image, Virtual Machine Interface, Virtualization for aggregation, VMGL, Warren Abstract Machine, X86 virtualization, Z-machine, Zend Engine

This book explains in-depth the real drivers and workings of Virtual Machines. It reduces the risk of your technology, time and resources investment decisions by enabling you to compare your understanding of Virtual Machines with the objectivity of experienced professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781743047361
  • Publisher: Emereo Pty Ltd
  • Publication date: 7/14/2011
  • Pages: 182
  • Sales rank: 1,019,560
  • Product dimensions: 8.27 (w) x 11.69 (h) x 0.39 (d)

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