It's easy to get confused about virtualization. The term means different things to different people. WhatIs.com...
gives several different definitions of virtualization. I've provided links to those definitions below.
Xen is an open source virtual machine monitor that uses a technology called virtualization to let multiple operating systems run on the same computer. Xen version 3 will be released soon, and Novell and Red Hat plan to bundle it with their Linux distributions.
Here are some links to virtualization articles and sites:
- Definition of virtualization
- Definition of server virtualization
- Definition of network virtualization
- Definition of storage virtualization
- Definition of virtual memory
- Virtualization hot on Linux clusters
Here are some links to Xen articles and sites:
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