All about Virtualization

Kevin Knox has made a post in conjunction with Microsoft sponsored “Get Virtual Now” event on Sep 8. In this post Kevin talks about the Virtualization — “it interesting to hear people singing the praises of x86 virtualization and talking about how this recently introduced technology is already revolutionizing the industry. Fact of the matter is that […]

Kevin Knox has made a post in conjunction with Microsoft sponsored “Get Virtual Now” event on Sep 8. In this post Kevin talks about the Virtualization — “it interesting to hear people singing the praises of x86 virtualization and talking about how this recently introduced technology is already revolutionizing the industry. Fact of the matter is that virtualization technology was originally introduced for the purpose of time sharing on mainframes in the early 1970’s.  One could probably trace the roots of x86 virtualization to the early 90’s when IT managers finally realized that people’s desks and wiring closets were probably no place for servers and started to relocate them into the datacenter. The next step in the evolution of x86 virtualization was a few years later when IT managers realized they could safely run multiple applications on a single server simultaneously.”

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