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Hardware Virtualization Support in Modern CPUs

Hardware Virtualization Support in Modern CPUsAuthor: liza252

To avoid the issues surrounding the non-trappable privileged instructions, CPU manufacturers have added virtualization capabilities to modern CPUs. These CPUs still need to behave exactly like their older counterparts, to ensure backward-compatibility with existing applications, so the behavior of the non-trappable privileged instructions is identical on these newer units. However, a new set of instructions, which were not previously available, provides for a special virtual machine mode of operation. This mode provides extra levels of I/O and memory protection, and allows the special instructions to be detected and handled externally by the CPU in conjunction with a suitably written hyper visor VMM.

Desktop Virtualization (DV) Is Disrupting the Computer Model – Reality or Hype?

Desktop Virtualization disrupting computer modelAuthor: liza252

The buzz about desktop virtualization is mired in plenty of questions, like whether desktop virtualization’s virtues are real or simply hype. Does it truly simplify the issues of desktop management that have been troubling IT managers for over two decades now? Can it live up to the tall promises of savings, flexibility and security? Is it really the ‘next big thing’ in IT? So let’s separate the wheat from the chaff now, shall we?

Server Virtualization – How Would You Know If It’s Right for You?

Server Virtualization - Is it right for your business ?Author: jaycee

During the recent years, the word “virtualization” has become a household name in the technology niche. More often than not, virtualization is associated with “cost efficiency” and “cloud computing.” simply because it does exactly that.

Virtualization could come in different forms – network virtualization, storage virtualization, and server virtualization. 

Importance of Virtual Private Server

Importance of Virtual Private ServerAuthor: Renee Williams

Net hosting company is another phrase that can be utilised for digital personal server. Towards the usage of a person client a virtual machine is developed that is called VPS. It has a privateness of the separate personal computer and also has the configuration of the server laptop or computer although its functioning is equivalent to separate laptop or computer.

How to send Ctrl Alt Del from a VMWare Server 2 console

How to send ctrl Alt Del from a VMWare Server 2 consoleFor some of you who are well versed with VMWare server and virtualization products, this might be a trivial. But since I migrated most of my virtual machines from VMWare server 1 to 2 and one of them were a Windows Server 2008 VM. However, when I opened the console for the Virtual machine, I could not figure out how to send a control alt delete to this machine from the console and since remote desktop was not enabled on this machine, I could not get to it remotely either. Well here is how you do it..