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virtual machine

n.
A software program that emulates a hardware system.
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As an open-source solution, the KVM hypervisor offers a cost-effective way to meet particular needs:
The third-generation R-Car SoCs were designed assuming that they would be used with a hypervisor. The Arm[R] CPU cores, graphics cores, video/audio IP and other functions include virtualization functions and, originally, for software vendors to make use of these functions, they would have had to understand both the R-Car hardware manuals and the R-Car virtualization functions and start by looking into how to implement a hypervisor.
6 March 2018 - Germany-based embedded computer boards vendor Congatec AG has acquired Germany-based hypervisor software developer Real-Time Systems GmbH (RTS) to accelerate real-time hypervisor adoption for the embedded market, the company said.
The example in Figure 4 shows the KVM hypervisor, which is a type 2; other similar hypervisors are VMware Workstation, Microsoft Virtual PC, and Oracle Virtual box.
6WIND Virtual Accelerator software solves common hypervisor bottleneck problems that limit the adoption of NFV, data center virtualization and network appliance virtualization on Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) servers.
Red Hat Virtualization 4 includes both a high-performing hypervisor (Red Hat Virtualization Host) and a web-based virtualization resource manager (Red Hat Virtualization Manager) for management of an enterprise's virtualization infrastructure.
When the System Software team at Xilinx[R] and DornerWorks brought up the Xen Project hypervisor on Xilinx's Zynq[R] UltraScale+[TM] MPSoC, we found that we could run the popular 1993 videogame "Doom" to demonstrate the system working and test it.
Currently available as a technology preview, Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection tightly integrates with the Direct Inspect API released by Citrix as part of XenServer 7, the first commercial hypervisor capable of virtual machine introspection.
A hypervisor is a hardware virtualization technique that allows multiple guest operating systems to run on a single host system at the same time.
Oracle Solaris 11.2 incorporates a complete OpenStack distribution, bringing OpenStack functionality to Oracle Solaris environments and managing other hypervisors and infrastructure in the data center.
Support for IBM SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Rackspace Public Cloud has been added to vCommander 5.1, allowing Embotics' users to model and compare the economics of running their workloads across one or more hypervisor and cloud platforms.