Server Virtualization Definitions

This glossary explains the meaning of key words and phrases that information technology (IT) and business professionals use when discussing server virtualization and related software products. You can find additional definitions by visiting WhatIs.com or using the search box below.

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  • V

    VMware vRealize Suite

    VMware vRealize Suite, formerly called vCenter Operations Management Suite, is a software platform designed to help IT administrators build and manage heterogeneous, hybrid clouds.

  • VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster (VMware vMSC)

    VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster (VMware vMSC) is a configuration option, introduced in vSphere 5, that allows for the use of stretched clusters that are spread across geographical locations.

  • VMware vSphere Site Recovery Manager (SRM)

    VMware vSphere Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is a disaster recovery management product from VMware that provides automated failover and disaster recovery testing.

  • VSMP (virtual symmetric multiprocessing)

    VSMP (virtual symmetric multiprocessing) is a method of SMP (symmetric multiprocessing) in which two or more virtual processors are mapped inside a single virtual machine or partition... (Continued)

  • W

    Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager

    Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager is a cloud-based service that automates the backup and recovery of Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs).

  • Windows File Share Witness (FSW)

    A Windows File Share Witness is a file share available to nodes in a high availability cluster. The feature helps ensure cluster operations can continue in the event of a node failure.

  • X

    Xen

    Xen is the open source hypervisor included in the Linux kernel and, as such, it is available in all Linux distributions.

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