guest operating system


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guest operating system

An operating system that is running in a virtualized environment. See virtual machine.
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This consists of a device driver and a system application that optimize guest operating system for better performance and usability.
The virtualized guest operating systems have no access to this privileged mode, so the hypervisor must make special arrangements to trap and execute these instructions.
VM Optimizer works to reduce a virtual machine's virtual hard drive to the smallest size possible and optimizes Windows guest operating systems.
The guest operating system runs on the emulated hardware and is not aware that is sharing the computing resources of the host.
Maximizes availability by segmenting critical processes running on one guest operating system from less essential processes running on another guest operating system or mirror applications on different operating systems for redundancy.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise ships with four guest operating system licenses to offer costs savings, the company said.
Nesting snapshots let us perform rollbacks to previous versions of the guest operating system -- useful for testing and tech support applications of VMware Workstation.
The company said that OK:Android uses Secure HyperCell Technology to enable Android to be used as a guest operating system running in a secure hypercell on top of the OKL4 microvisor, the company's mobile phone virtualisation platform.
Multiple Padded Cell applications can run concurrently on a single physical computer, each hosting its own guest operating system.
The vision of MIKELANGELO is to improve responsiveness, agility and security of the virtual infrastructure through packaged applications, using lean guest operating system OSv and superfast hypervisor SuperKVM.
To help ensure flexibility and openness, it can support any guest operating system (OS) that is supported with Oracle VM, including Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris, Microsoft Windows, and other Linux distributions.