I will explain What is the Virtualization Technology in this article.
Virtualization technology has been available in our lives for the last 10-15 years, before that, we were working on physical servers. In recent years, we have used virtual server even with the laptops via Virtualization technology.
You can install free virtualization software such as Oracle Virtualbox on your laptop, if your resource is available on Laptop, then you can create more than one Virtual server. There are no limits to this as Virtual servers and operating system can be Linux, Windows, Unix etc.
The main purpose of virtualization is to run lots of virtual servers on Strong Physical Servers and minimize IT costs. In general, the most used Enterprise Virtualization software is as follows.
- Oracle VM Server (OVS)
- Vmware ESX
- IBM Power VM
- Citrix XenServer
If you want to learn how to install Oracle VM Server, you can read following article.