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    hardware emulation

    Hardware emulation is the use of one hardware device to mimic the function of another hardware device.  Microsoft's Hyper-V includes hardware emulation because the Integration Services can only be installed on certain guest operating systems.

  • hardware virtualization

    Hardware virtualization, which is also known as server virtualization or simply virtualization, is the abstraction of computing resources from the software that uses those resources.

  • hardware-assisted virtualization

    Hardware-assisted virtualization is the use of a computer's physical components to support the mechanism that abstracts and manages the computer's underlying resources from its operating system and the applications that run on it.

  • host virtual machine (host VM)

    A host virtual machine is the server component of a virtual machine (VM), the underlying hardware that provides computing resources to support a particular guest virtual machine (guest VM).

  • hot cloning

    Hot cloning is a cloning method that takes place while the server OS is running.

  • HP Virtual Server Environment (HP VSE)

    The HP Virtual Server Environment (HP VSE) is a server virtualization product developed by Hewlett-Packard (HP) to optimize resource utilization in their HP Integrity and HP 9000 servers... (Continued)

  • Hyper-V Replica

    Hyper-V Replica is a free disaster recovery tool in Hyper-V 3.0 that creates and maintains copies of virtual machines (VMs ). In the event of a catastrophic loss, an administrator can failover to the replica VMs and provide business continuity.

  • hypervisor

    A hypervisor is a function which abstracts -- isolates -- operating systems and applications from the underlying computer hardware.

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