Glossary

ballooning
A process that allows the hypervisor to reclaim physical memory pages by forcing the virtual machine operating system to flush memory pages to disk.
bandwidth
A measure of network performance defined by the amount of data that can travel through the network over a period of time. Typically given in bits per seconds.
bare-metal
A computer server without any operating system software installed.
BCDR
Business Continuance and Disaster Recovery. An availability topic area that covers how businesses can protect their business-critical processing from disasters, natural and man-made, that would otherwise destroy or significantly interrupt service from the datacenter.
bridged network
A connection type that allows a virtual machine ...

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