The attraction of virtualization was the same then as it is now: to save money. Computers were expensive to build, and virtualization promised to reduce the number of computers needed. Even the earliest computers spent a lot of time sitting around waiting for work. Virtualization was a way to let multiple projects share a single computer while keeping them fully isolated, improving utilization and lowering total cost of ownership.
The New Era of Virtualization Table of Contents
- The Past, Present, and Future of Virtualization
- Virtualization Technology Overview
- Virtualization Best Practices