Software Virtualization tutorial in cloud computing

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The tutorial provides the software virtualization concepts, advantages of software virtualization in the cloud computing environment The tutorial is useful for both beginners and professionals.

What is software virtualization ?

  • The software virtualization in the cloud computing also called the application virtualization.
  • The software virtualization is the mechanism which is similar to the virtualization process except that it abstracts the software installation procedure and creates a virtual software installation.
  • Each virtual machine is provided the virtual software for processing the application requests. Virtual Box,
  • Virtualized software is an application that will be “installed” into its own self-contained unit.
  • Software Virtualization.examples: VMware , Virtual Box

Advantages of Software Virtualization

  • provides easy client deployment process
  • provides easy software upgrades as each virtual machine uses the same software virtually
  • provides easy and quick software migration among platforms

Top 10 Popular virtualization software

Virtualization SoftwareHost OSGuest OSPrice
Microsoft Hyper -VWindows 64 bitWindows,
Linux
Free
Redhat Virtualization LinuxWindows,
Linux
Free
VMWare Workstation PlayerWindowsWindows,
Linux,
Mac OS
Paid
VMWare FusionMac OSWindows,
Linux,
Solaris,
Netware
Paid
Oracle VirtualizationWindows,
Linux,
Mac OS ,
Solaris
Windows,
Linux,
Mac OS ,
Solaris
Free
QEMUAnyAnyFree
Apple Boot CampMac OSWindowsFree
Virtual BoxWindows,
Linux,
Mac OS
Windows,
Linux,
Mac OS
Free
Parallels DesktopMac OSMac OSPaid
Xen ProjectLinux
Windows
works with
hyperscale cloud
FreeSoftware VirtualizationSoftware Virtualization