What is Virtualization?

virtualization providing resources

Virtualization – Dividing a physical server resources into many parts is called Virtualization.

Resources can be

  • Storage
  • Processor
  • Network and more.

 

Virtualization helps company to make use of resources in feasible way.

  • Reduce operation cost
  • Fast deployment
  • Time saving
  • Provide HA
  • Maintenance is easy.

 

 

Above figure we have one server and server resources are divided by virtualization software provided by companies like Vmware, Ovm, Citrix, Microsoft.

 

One server of any company have resources and it is divided into many other virtual machine by hypervisor . Physical server can make multiple virtual machine according to use and after using it, it will destroy those machine and revert the resources of virtual machine to physical server to make that resources available for others virtual machines.

STORAGE — 400 GB

PROCESSOR– 4

RAM–20GB

 

VIRTUAL MACHINE 1

STORAGE — 100 GB

PROCESSOR– 1

RAM–5GB

 

VIRTUAL MACHINE 2

STORAGE — 100 GB

PROCESSOR– 1

RAM–5GB

 

VIRTUAL MACHINE 3

STORAGE — 100 GB

PROCESSOR– 1

RAM–5GB

Remaining resources can be used to make more virtual machines.

 

VIRTUAL MACHINE N 

STORAGE — 100 GB

PROCESSOR– 1

RAM–5GB

 

What is virtual machine ?

Resources provided by physical server  to run new operating system. So we can run our application.

Virtual resources get from physical server to install O.S. We can run application. we can call virtual machine.

virtual machine

 

what computer resources we can Virtualize by virtualization?

  • Server
  • Storage
  • Network
  • Software
  • Desktop

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