Virtual Machines (VM)

Virtual Machines (VM) - sent over the network. • Some...

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Virtual Machines (VM) A VM is a virtual machine running in a physical computer. More than one VM can run simultaneously in the same machine. VMs work well because machines are now too fast and underused. It allows to “snapshot” in a file of an OS together with the applications it has installed.
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VM Uses Hosting multiple server environments in the same machine. Using multiple OS in the same machine. Testing programs in multiple OS versions and environments without the need of multiple machines. Simplifies administration of systems since an administrator can install the Apps in one VM and then install the image in multiple
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VM Software VMWare Oracle’s Virtual Box Citrix’s Xen Server
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Remote Desktop Software that allows connecting to a desktop remotely. The screen updates, keyboard and mouse events are
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Unformatted text preview: sent over the network. • Some software even allow sharing the disks transparently between the client and server. • Can also be used for interaction and presentation sharing between remote team members. Examples: RealVNC/TightVNC Microsoft Remote Desktop Citrix Xen Desktop Teamviewer Internet Applications • Applications that can be accessed through a web browser. • Usually written in HTML, Flash, SilverLight in the client side. • In the server side, they can be written in any language such as Java, C#, C++, Python, Perl, JSP etc. • Advantage: You can access them from anywhere in the internet including tablets, phones, PCs, Macs et. • Disadvantage: Often interaction is restricted by bandwidth of the network or speed of servers....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course CS 354 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University.

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