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Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Fifth Edition (Exams 220-901 & 220-902), 5th Edition by Faithe Wempen, Mike Meyers

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Chapter 18

Virtualization

Lab Exercises

18.01    Identifying Virtualization Technologies

18.02    Installing and Using VirtualBox

18.03    Installing and Using Hyper-V

Lab Analysis Test

Key Term Quiz

 

Virtualization has taken over the computing world, especially when it comes to nearly every server on the Internet. Using virtual machines, you can run an entire virtual operating system on top of your existing OS. If you have Windows 7 installed, for example, you can download a virtualization application like Oracle VM VirtualBox, install Ubuntu Linux on it, and run Ubuntu inside Windows! The difference between software and hardware gets confusing when you realize that the virtual OS uses virtual hardware to re-create almost everything in the ...

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