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Type-2 hypervisors are the software that run on an already running base operating system as an application and then let users create smaller virtual machines. These are mostly used in regular desktops for common tasks. I, for example, prefer to use Oracle's VirtualBox and VMware's Workstation. Nowadays, Windows 8 (Professional or Enterprise) offers the Hyper-V hypervisor as part of the operating system.


In the mid 1960s, the IBM Watson Research Center was home to the M44/44X Project, whose goal was to evaluate the th...


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Type-2 hypervisors