Tuesday, 2 February 2016

What is a Virtual Machine?

Virtual Machine:

                                                                Image Courtesy: Vmware

Virtual Machine is defined as software computer that  runs just like a physical computer. We can also refer a Virtual Machine (VM) as Software Defined-Computer. A VM is also defined as set of files which includes configuration files and specification files. We will see more details about virtual machine files in another post.

Typically a VM consist of following components:-

1. Virtual Hardware
2. Operating System
3. Applications
4. VMware Tools (Optional but recommended to have)

                                                               Image Courtesy: Vmware

You can also refer below link to know more about VM's and its types.

Virtual Machine - Wiki

Please feel free to comment if have any feedback or discussion point.


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