The Solaris kernel, like other operating systems, provides a virtual machine environment that shields programs from the underlying hardware and allows multiple programs to execute concurrently on the hardware platform. Each program has its own virtual machine environment, with an execution context and state.
- 1. Introduction
- from Solaris™ Internals: Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris Kernel Architecture, Second Edition
- Publisher: Prentice Hall
- Released: July 2006
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