Virtualization is a popular trend in which applications independent of the platforms it works on are gradually abstracte.
Desktop virtualization
Data center virtualization
Network virtualization
CPU virtualization
Storage virtualization
GPU virtualization
Data virtualization
Linux virtualization
Application virtualization
Cloud virtualization
It is the best known method to increase the scalability, portability and efficiency of information technology assets. It is the most effective way to reduce IT expenses while increasing efficiency and agility for businesses of all sizes.
Virtualization enables flexible partitioning and consolidation of compute, storage, memory and bandwidth within and between network, cloud, cluster, server and other platform architectures.
The term virtualization now covers all common mainstream cloud uses. Due to this situation, the scope of applications falling under the title of virtualization is expanding gradually.
In addition, Container Technology is considered as a new virtualization technology solution used in corporate environments in recent years.
Container technology adopts an architecturally alternative approach. The basic principle of the container is to guarantee resource sharing and isolation without the need for hardware virtualization or hardware requirements.
By sharing a basic operating system kernel, it can run only the application, such as software libraries and environment variables. This makes these containers smaller and faster to dispense.
Container technology is based on core ABI virtualization (link exists) and does not use hyper admin. In this way, process groups can use the same operating system without the need for virtualization at the hardware level. They just need to access the function provided by the underlying kernel.
Virtualization can increase IT agility, flexibility and scalability while creating significant cost savings.