Virtualization for Windows: An Update
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Even though the technology has been with us for some time, virtualization remains a big deal. And while hardware virtualization still gets most of the attention, other aspects also matter, including desktop virtualization and application virtualization.
I wrote an overview of Windows virtualization technology a couple of years ago. An updated version of the paper, once again sponsored by Microsoft, is now available here
Virtualization is fundamental to how data centers--both on-premises and in the cloud--are structured today, and so it's also fundamental to modern computing. Everybody needs to know at least the basics.