What Is Virtualization and How Does It Work?

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Virtualization is the method of creating multiple virtual environments from a single pool of hardware resources. This is achieved by using a software called a hypervisor. It’s a software that sits directly on the bare metal and creates a layer of virtualization. Once this is done, it allows you to split the resources of the hardware into distinct environments. These environments are called Virtual Machines (VMs).

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What is Server Virtualization? What are the Benefits of Server Virtualization?

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Virtualization is the buzzword in the hosting industry, and although we’ve heard a lot of terms like ‘virtual servers’ or ‘virtual machines’, the idea behind virtual has always been blurred. Well, virtual is the absence of physical but it doesn’t mean it is not real. The aim of this blog post is to help you understand virtualization and specifically server virtualization in-depth, as well as, why virtualization is important. 

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