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hypervisor

[′hī·pər‚vīz·ər]
(computer science)
A control program enabling two operating systems to share a common computing system.

hypervisor

A system program that provides a virtual machine environment. The term came from the IBM mainframe world, which first introduced the virtual machine (virtualization) concept in the form of VM, initially as software only and later enhanced with hardware circuits. See virtual machine.
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Because KVM is an open-source solution, a variety of KVM hypervisors are available to suit different needs.
By growing its ecosystem with partner companies, including hypervisor vendors, Renesas plans to further expand its lineup of the virtualization package, a combination of a hypervisor and guest OS, and aims to lead the deployment of virtualization into vehicles to contribute to the realization of a safe and secure automotive society.
The CloudStack management software supports all the major hypervisors; reviewing hypervisors in the literary review identified that the Xen-Server hypervisor is used in Amazons Ec2 cloud environment and, as they are the biggest cloud provider, this hypervisor has been selected for this lab environment [28].
Red Hat Virtualization 4 includes and supports sVirt, which applies Mandatory Access Control (MAC) for greater VM and hypervisor security.
To support virtualization, the physical processor must provide a special "mode" in which the hypervisor will run.
The first presentation analysis of different hypervisors started with, obviously, the hypervisor vendors themselves.
- Console connection proxy providing self-service users access to their Virtual Machines (VMs) without the need for direct network access to the underlying hypervisor management platformVMware vCenter or Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).
xStream 2.2 complies with the latest Intel Attestation Service architecture, which virtually eliminates supply chain risks by ensuring that all computing resources can be identified, tracked and monitored to ensure that they are free from malware and viruses at the BIOS and hypervisor layers.
This technology can quickly and accurately analyze performance characteristics from the hypervisor level to the OS and user programs (business applications) on the VM, thereby grasping overall behavior.
Once the pre-eminent hypervisor company in a market it practically invented, analysts say a series of moves during the past 18 months have reset the dynamics of the market.
WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-November 19, 2012-DataCore Software's SANsymphony-V Storage Hypervisor selected by British Red Cross Society to accelerate performance of Online Analytical Processing system(C)1995-2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com