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== Virtual Machine ==
  
== Environments  ==
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A '''V'''irtual '''M'''achine (commonly abbreviated as ''VM'') is a
  
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== Tools  ==
  
 
=== Windows ===
 
=== Windows ===
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* Virtual PC 2007 (for Windows XP and Vista): http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/support/virtual-pc-2007.aspx
 
* Virtual PC 2007 (for Windows XP and Vista): http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/support/virtual-pc-2007.aspx
 
* Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image (run various IE versions): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=21eabb90-958f-4b64-b5f1-73d0a413c8ef<ref>How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or 64-bit version of the Windows operating system: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827218/en-us</ref>
 
* Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image (run various IE versions): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=21eabb90-958f-4b64-b5f1-73d0a413c8ef<ref>How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or 64-bit version of the Windows operating system: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827218/en-us</ref>
 
  
 
=== Mac ===
 
=== Mac ===
  
 
* VMware: http://vmware.com
 
* VMware: http://vmware.com
 
  
 
=== Linux ===
 
=== Linux ===
  
 
* OpenVZ: http://openvz.org
 
* OpenVZ: http://openvz.org
* VirtualBox: http://virtualbox.org
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* VirtualBox: http://virtualbox.org | [http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/community/developer-vm/index.html Pre-Built Developer VMs] (for Oracle VM VirtualBox)
 
* Kernel Based Virtual Machine (KVM): http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Main_Page
 
* Kernel Based Virtual Machine (KVM): http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Main_Page
 
* Spoon - Browser Virtualization: http://spoon.net/browsers/ (great for [[testing]] browesr versions in the cloud)
 
* Spoon - Browser Virtualization: http://spoon.net/browsers/ (great for [[testing]] browesr versions in the cloud)
 
<ref>Top 10 Linux Virtualization Software: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-virtualization-software.html</ref>
 
<ref>Top 10 Linux Virtualization Software: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-virtualization-software.html</ref>
 
  
  

Revision as of 16:44, 18 October 2012

Virtualization is the act of abstracting or removing a layer of complexity from a given object, in relation to a specific resource.


There are many forms of virtualization, but recently the term has emerged to describe concepts in Information Technology and Computer Science. [1]


Virtual Machine

A Virtual Machine (commonly abbreviated as VM) is a





Tools

Windows

Mac

Linux

[3]


Resources


Tutorials


External Links


References

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtualization
  2. How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or 64-bit version of the Windows operating system: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827218/en-us
  3. Top 10 Linux Virtualization Software: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-virtualization-software.html
  4. Show All OpenVZ Virtual Machines On A Server: http://blog.hostonnet.com/show-all-openvz-virtual-machines-on-a-server
  5. Testing OpenVZ installation: http://wiki.openvz.org/Install_OpenVZ_on_a_x86_64_system_Centos-Fedora#TESTING_THE_NEW_CODE


See Also

Cloud Computing | VMware | Testing