Finding the value in server application virtualizationAugust 2, 2011 No Comments
With the potential to ease application installation and mobility, products that can abstract applications from server operating systems have emerged in the server virtualization market. But right now, “potential” is the operative word.
This type of abstraction is also known as server application virtualization. It’s a means of packaging an application and information it needs to run, such as binaries, libraries, and services, into an image — a kind of bubble — which can then be deployed without a lengthy step-by-step installation. It can also be used to cut down on the effect of OS updates on applications.DATA and ANALYTICS