Virtual I/O: High-impact Technology - What You Need to Know: Definitions, Adoptions, Impact, Benefits, Maturity, Vendors

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Emereo Publishing, Oct 24, 2012 - Computers - 400 pages
Input/output (I/O) virtualization is a methodology to simplify management, lower costs and improve performance of servers in enterprise environments. I/O virtualization environments are created by abstracting the upper layer protocols from the physical connections.

This book is your ultimate resource for Virtual I/O. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know.

In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Virtual I/O right away, covering: I/O virtualization, Storage virtualization, Comparison of iSCSI targets, Disk aggregation, EMC Invista, File area network, File virtualization, IBM SAN Volume Controller, Logical disk, Network file management, Vdisk, Comparison of application virtual machines, Comparison of platform virtual machines, Comparison of VMware Fusion and Parallels Desktop, Adaptive Domain Environment for Operating Systems, ALGOL 68C, Amazon Machine Image, Application virtualization, ARMware, Byte Code Engineering Library, Bytecode, CherryOS, CHIP-8, Chroot, Computer cluster in virtual machines, Cooperative Linux, Copy-on-write, CP-370, CP-67, CP/CMS, Denali (operating system), Dynamic Logical Partitioning, Workload Partitions, Dynamic recompilation, EasyVZ, Egenera, Embedded hypervisor, Ericom Software, Full system simulator, Full virtualization, HiperSocket, History of CP/CMS, HP Integrity Virtual Machines, Hyper-V, Hypervisor, HyperVM, IBM CP-40, IBM M44/44X, IBM OLIVER (CICS interactive test/debug), IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale, ICore Virtual Accounts, IEmulator, InstallFree, Kernel-based Virtual Machine, Lanamark, Libquantum, Live migration, LivePC, Logical Domains, Logical partition (virtual computing platform), Mac-on-Linux, Mac-on-Mac, Marionnet, Memory virtualization, Merge (software), Microsoft App-V, Windows Virtual PC, Microsoft Virtual Server, MojoPac, MokaFive, Network virtualization, Novell ZENworks Application VIrtualization, Open Kernel Labs, Open Virtualization Format, Operating system-level virtualization, Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center, Oracle VM, OVPsim, Pano Logic, Parallels Desktop for Mac, Parallels Server for Mac, Parallels Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Parallels Workstation, Parallels Workstation Extreme, Parallels, Inc., Paravirtualization, Partial virtualization, PearPC, Physical-to-Virtual, PikeOS, PlateSpin, Popek and Goldberg virtualization requirements, PowerVM, PowerVM Lx86, PR/SM, Q (emulator), Quantum virtual machine, QuickTransit, Qumranet, R1soft Hyper-V VHD Explorer, Rawdisk, RingCube vDesk, Sandbox (computer security), Sandbox (software development), Simics, SIMNET, SIMON (Batch Interactive test/debug), Software Virtualization Solution, Solaris Containers, SPECvirt, Sun xVM, SVISTA, SWsoft, Sysjail, Systancia, Timeline of virtualization development, Tvpc, TwoOStwo, UC4, Virtual 8086 mode, Virtual appliance, Virtual Application, Virtual backup appliance, Virtual disk image, Virtual DOS machine, Virtual file system, Virtual Iron, Virtual lab automation, Virtual Machine lifecycle management, Virtual Machine Manager, Virtual Processor, Virtual resource partitioning, Virtual security appliance, Virtual security switch, VirtualBox, Virtualization engine, VM (operating system), VM-CP, VM/XA, VM2000, VMmark, VMQ, VMware Fusion, VMware Infrastructure, VMware Player, VMware ThinApp, VMware VMFS, VMware vSphere, VMware Workstation, Vx32, Wanova, Win4Lin, X86 virtualization, XenClient, XenMan, Xenocode, Z/VM, Zinstall XP7

This book explains in-depth the real drivers and workings of Virtual I/O. It reduces the risk of your technology, time and resources investment decisions by enabling you to compare your understanding of Virtual I/O with the objectivity of experienced professionals.

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