Chapter 1. Introduction to Virtualization

Table of Contents

1.1. Introduction to Virtualization
1.1.1. Brief History of Virtualization
1.1.2. Hypervisor
1.2. Reasons to Use Virtualization
1.3. Xen™ Technology
1.4. Oracle VM for x86
1.4.1. Oracle VM Integrated Support

This chapter provides introductory information on virtualization. It discusses why you would want to use virtualization, the technology provided, and a high level overview of Oracle VM.