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A Type-1 hypervisor is the only layer between the host machine hardware and the guest operating systems. It is also commonly referred to as a bare-metal hypervisor. Popular software in this category are Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor, VMWare's ESX, and Citrix XenServer. These are mostly used in production server virtualization and we will focus on Citrix XenServer.

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Type-1 hypervisor