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Mobile Cloud Computing by Huijun Wu, Dijiang Huang

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Chapter 2

Virtualization

Great design is a multi-layered relationship between human life and its environment.

Naoto Fukasawa

Abstract

Virtualization is the act of creating a virtual version of computing hardware, storage devices, and computer network resources. There are three classifications of virtualization technologies. The first classification is based on the internal process model. The second classification covers most of virtualization techniques at different levels of implementation within a computer. The third classification introduces two types of hypervisor. Besides virtualization through hypervisors, the container is a process-based lightweight virtualization, which has gained its momentum recently due to its efficiency ...

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