Chapter 11. Virtualizing Hosts and Applications

There has been a great deal of advancements in the IT space in the last several decades, and a few technologies have come along that have truly revolutionized the technology industry. I'm sure few would argue that the Internet itself is by far the most revolutionary technology to come around, but another technology that has created a paradigm shift in IT is virtualization. It changed the way we maintain our data centers, allowing us to segregate workloads into many smaller machines being run from a single server or hypervisor. Since Ubuntu features the latest advancements of the Linux kernel, virtualization is actually built right into it. After installing just a few packages, we can create virtual ...

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