Understanding Linux virtualization methods, architectures, and implementations

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This is an overview of virtualization methods, architectures, and implementations under Linux.

Tim Jones has published a good article that explains Virtualization. It is a broad term that refers to the abstraction of computer resources.

From the article:
Virtualization means many things to many people. A big focus of virtualization currently is server virtualization, or the hosting of multiple independent operating systems on a single host computer. This article explores the ideas behind virtualization and then discusses some of the many ways to implement virtualization. We also look at some of the other virtualization technologies out there, such as operating system virtualization on Linux.

Understanding Linux virtualization

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.