Definition of Virtual Machine
What does is it mean and how is it used
What is a virtual machine (VM)?
A virtual machine (VM) is an operating system or application environment that is installed on software which imitates dedicated hardware. The end user has the same experience on a virtual machine as they would have on dedicated hardware.
It is a fundamental part of many modern cloud infrastructures, the other component is called the Hypervisor, which is a piece of software that creates and runs the virtual machines.
Why use a virtual machine (VM)?
Using a virtual machine can reduce your hardware costs and enable you to be more flexible and scalable in your infrastructure.
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