developerWorks: Virtual Linux
Jan 03, 2007, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by M. Tim Jones)
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"To virtualize means to take something of one form and make it
appear to be another form. Virtualizing a computer means to make it
appear to be multiple computers or a different computer
"Virtualization also can mean making many computers appear to be
a single computer. This is more commonly called server aggregation
or grid computing.
"Let's begin with the origins of virtualization..."