Deletion requested virtualization defined eight different ways

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Alice has asked the million-dollar question: What does "going virtual" really mean in today's IT world? Virtualization as a concept is not new; computational environment virtualization has been around since the . rst mainframe systems. But recently, the term "virtualization" has become ubiquitous, representing any type of process obfuscation where a process is somehow removed from its physical operating environment. Because of this ambiguity, virtualization can almost be applied to any and all parts of an IT infrastructure. The most prevalent form of virtualization today, virtual operating systems (or virtual machines) are quickly becoming a core component of the IT infrastructure. Generally, this is the form of virtualization end-users are most familiar with. Virtual machines are typically full implementations of standard operating systems,

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