Virtual Private Server Hosting environment, or simply VPS runs on the process of virtualization. And at the foundation of such a process is a technology called Hypervisor. Before we dive deeper into what Hypervisor is and what it can do, it is important to understand the landscape of virtualization.
As the name suggests, Virtualization is the process or the system of creating a ‘virtual’ version of a resource. It could be the server, the desktop, operating system, storage, data, or even the network. Surprisingly, Virtualization has been in existence for decades, but are only enhanced and modified to serve modern hosting and computing needs. Virtualization can be of three types – operating system virtualization, hardware virtualization, and server virtualization.
The process of virtualization transforms the entire process of a traditional hosting system by consolidating workloads and building an entire network of multiple servers on a single physical system. The underlying … Read more