What is Hypervisor that is Virtualization Component?

In this article, we will examine the hypervisor structure that is frequently discussed in the field of virtualization technology.

What is Hypervisor that is Virtualization Component?

What is Hypervisor and its Types?

Hypervisor is a software layer that serves between the physical machine and the virtual machine.

The hypervisor is a component of virtualization technology. Today, many virtualization solutions developed with this component. And in this way, programs that allow you to run virtual machines on your computer developed.

Hypervisor software can run on both hardware and an operating system. As a result, the types of virtualization are divided into 2 types. These;

  1. Hypervisor Type 1
  2. Hypervisor Type 2

   Type 1

Type 1 installs directly on the hardware. Hypervisor software running on hardware hosts virtual machines on its own. It builds on a physical server and minimizes costs. A virtualization system running on a physical server allows the installation and management of multiple Microsoft Server operating systems.

Type 1 is also called Native and Bare Metal. As a result, Type 1 makes more use of a physical server.

Programs that use the Type 1 virtualization solution are;

   Type 2

The version 2 is installed as an application on an operating system. Type 2 is also called Hosted virtualization. The virtualization programs used the Type 2 are;

After explaining programs that use the type 2 virtualization, if you want to install these programs on your computer, you can visit the links below.

It can not be fully utilized from a physical server with Type 2. Because of the Type 2 operates as a layer to an operating system, it will have performance problems.

Note: To enable Hypervisor software on your pc, your processor must support the virtualization feature. In addition, your processor must be 64-bit. If you do not know how to activate the virtualization feature, check out the Virtualization Technology Activation.

Note 2: When purchasing a new desktop or laptop computer, investigate whether the processor supports virtualization. You can find out whether a processor has a virtualization feature by reviewing the corresponding product on the Intel or AMD manufacturer website.

   Final Word

In this article, we have discussed briefly Hypervisor. After analyzing your current network structure, you can determine which virtualization solution you can use. If you have a powerful server, you can also use one of Microsoft’s virtualization solutions. Thanks for following us!

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  1. Avatar for Andrea Andrea June 19, 2019

    Thank you very much for this info!

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