8.1 DEFINITION OF VIRTUALIZATION
‘Virtualization is a methodology for dividing the computer resources to more than one execution environment by applying more concepts like partitioning, time-sharing, machine simulation and emulation.’
Virtualization can be expressed as a brand new trend in IT, which includes autonomic computing and utility computing. This new trend helps the IT environment to manage itself and every available resource is seen as a utility, where a client pays per use. Virtualization reduces ...