In our previous article, we have explained How OS-Level Virtualization Works. As containers continue to revolutionize the way we develop and deploy applications, two popular containerization technologies have emerged as front-runners in the market: Docker and OpenVZ. While both allow for efficient resource utilization and simplified management, there are distinct differences between them that can … [Read more...]
Virtualization and various virtualization related technologies has been explained including hardware virtualization, Software virtualization.
How OS-Level Virtualization Works
OS-level virtualization is a method of allowing multiple instances of an operating system (as "guests") to use the kernel of a host system in isolation from each other. In contrast to virtualization using a hypervisor, container virtualization has some limitations like its guests but is considered to be particularly resource-efficient. The Docker software became popular in IT in 2013, among … [Read more...]
Is chroot a Security Feature?
chroot stands for change root and is a function on Unix systems to change the root directory. It only affects the current process and its child processes. "chroot" itself can refer to both the chroot system call and the chroot utility. A program that has been "rooted" to a directory and has no open file descriptors outside the root virtual directory will no longer be able to access files outside … [Read more...]
The Benefits of Virtualization for Analytics Experts
Virtualization is an increasingly popular technology that allows us to simulate physical hardware, networks, and other IT resources. As data analysts, you are likely already familiar with the concept of virtualization. But have you ever considered how it can benefit your work? For example, if you want to work with Cloud Native DevOps, you might find that virtualization can help you streamline your … [Read more...]
Kubernetes Technology is Not a Replacement for Docker
Kubernetes and Docker are used to manage container technologies, but they are complementary to one another and can be powerful when combined. A container is a unit of software that benefits from portability across different IT environments because it relies on an abstracted, portable environment. A container is similar to a virtual machine in that it both relies on the same technology, but a VM … [Read more...]
How to Choose the Right VDR for You and Your Organization?
You may likely have heard about virtual data rooms or even used one. Data room software is a high-end data management solution, but if you are looking for one for yourself or your business, then just relying on customer reviews or Google searches is not enough. That’s because virtual data room providers nowadays offer specialized services. For instance, some data room services like DealRoom … [Read more...]
5 Benefits of Using a Virtual Data Room Today
Nowadays, it is essential to keep up with the times, get acquainted with new technologies, and actively implement them in everyday life. It is not a marketing caprice, but a demand of the modern world. Due to digital upgrades and the pandemic situation, many companies start or shift their deals online. The core of any business is data. So, safe and secure data storage is the primary goal of every … [Read more...]
Software Defined LAN (SD-LAN) in Real Life
With the digital transformation, the volume of data is and the number of devices used is increasing. This trend will continue with more and more IoT applications. This requires new possibilities in orchestrating and managing networks - which will not work without automation. Software-Defined Networking (SDN) promises the solution at this point. As a Software-Defined Data Center has already proven … [Read more...]
Is Virtualization a Prerequisite for the Cloud?
Virtualization is repeatedly in this website mentioned as the basic technology for cloud computing, but it is not a prerequisite for cloud computing. Distributing hardware resources to virtual machines is one of several possible strategies to achieve multi-tenancy. With software as a service, in particular, large players show that virtualization is not a prerequisite for the provision of cloud … [Read more...]
Why JVM is Called Virtual Machine?
The virtual machine part inside the phrase "Java Virtual Machine" often confuses many peoples with full virtualization. A Java Virtual Machine is an example of application virtualization. The Java Virtual Machine converts the compiled Java code into machine language to run it on the host computer. At that time, there was a concept named WORA (Write Once Run Anywhere). Today, we still have the idea … [Read more...]
What is Virtual Tape Library?
Tape drive is the only storage media of choice for an economically-valid archive strategy. In order to understand what is virtual tape library, we need to understand the original physical tape drives and tape libraries. Tape Library is a storage device containing one or more tape drives, slots to hold tape cartridges, and barcode reader to identify the tape cartridges. Tape drive is a data storage … [Read more...]
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