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In computing, binary translation is a form of binary recompilation where sequences of instructions are translated from a source instruction set to the target instruction set.
CherryOS was a PowerPC G4 processor emulator for x86 Microsoft Windows platforms, which allowed various Apple Inc. programs to be operated on Windows XP.
Application virtualization software refers to both application virtual machines and software responsible for implementing them.
These tables compare free software / open-source operating systems.
Comparison of virtual machines may refer to.
Represented by their respective products, VMware and Parallels, Inc. are the two commercial competitors in the Mac consumer platform virtualization market.
Container Linux by CoreOS (formerly CoreOS Linux) is an open-source lightweight operating system based on the Linux kernel and designed for providing infrastructure to clustered deployments, while focusing on automation, ease of application deployment, security, reliability and scalability.
Cooperative Linux, abbreviated as coLinux, is software which allows Microsoft Windows and the Linux kernel to run simultaneously in parallel on the same machine.
Darwine was a port of the Wine libraries to Darwin and Mac OS X (the Wine project provides source code for OS X but not binary builds).
dbDOS is software developed by dBase for Windows computers with Intel processors.
DOSBOX (stylized as DOSBox) is an emulator program which emulates an IBM PC compatible computer running a DOS operating system.
DOSEMU, stylized as dosemu, is a compatibility layer software package that enables DOS operating systems (e.g., MS-DOS, DR-DOS, FreeDOS) and application software to run atop Linux on x86-based PCs (IBM PC compatible computers).
In computer science, dynamic recompilation (sometimes abbreviated to dynarec or the pseudo-acronym DRC) is a feature of some emulators and virtual machines, where the system may recompile some part of a program during execution.
The FreeBSD jail mechanism is an implementation of operating system-level virtualization that allows system administrators to partition a FreeBSD-based computer system into several independent mini-systems called jails.
In computer science, virtualization is a modern technique developed in late 1990s and is different from simulation and emulation.
GXemul (formerly known as mips64emul) is a computer architecture emulator being developed by Anders Gavare.
Hardware virtualization is the virtualization of computers as complete hardware platforms, certain logical abstractions of their componentry, or only the functionality required to run various operating systems.
Integrity Virtual Machines is software from Hewlett-Packard that allows multiple virtual machines to run concurrently on any Itanium server running HP-UX, notably the HP Integrity line.
Microsoft Hyper-V, codenamed Viridian and formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a native hypervisor; it can create virtual machines on x86-64 systems running Windows.
iCore Virtual Accounts is free download OS level virtualization (container-based virtualization) for Microsoft Windows XP.
JPC is an x86 emulator written in pure Java.
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization infrastructure for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor.
Lguest is a Linux kernel x86 virtualization hypervisor introduced in kernel version 2.6.23 (released 9 October 2007) and removed in kernel version 4.14 (November 2017).
Linux-VServer is a virtual private server implementation that was created by adding operating system-level virtualization capabilities to the Linux kernel.
This article lists software and hardware that emulates computing platforms.
This article lists software emulators.
Live migration refers to the process of moving a running virtual machine or application between different physical machines without disconnecting the client or application.
OpenVZ (Open Virtuozzo) is an operating system-level virtualization technology for Linux.
oVirt is free, open-source virtualization management platform.
Pano Logic was a manufacturer of devices which present virtual desktops to the end user with no local processing power (a contrast with thin client technologies).
Parallels Workstation is the first commercial software product released by Parallels, Inc., a developer of desktop and server virtualization software.
PearPC is an architecture-independent PowerPC platform emulator capable of running many PowerPC operating systems, including pre-Intel versions of Mac OS X, Darwin and Linux.
PowerVM, formerly known as Advanced Power Virtualization (APV), is a chargeable feature of IBM POWER5, POWER6, POWER7 and POWER8 servers and is required for support of micro-partitions and other advanced features.
Proxmox Virtual Environment (Proxmox VE) is an open-source server virtualization environment.
Q is a free emulator software that runs on Mac OS X, including OS X on PowerPC.
QEMU (short for Quick Emulator) is a free and open-source emulator that performs hardware virtualization.
Solaris Containers (including Solaris Zones) is an implementation of operating system-level virtualization technology for x86 and SPARC systems, first released publicly in February 2004 in build 51 beta of Solaris 10, and subsequently in the first full release of Solaris 10, 2005.
SVISTA (Serenity Virtual Station) is a former commercial virtual machine software product marketed by Serenity Systems International.
Teradici is a privately held software company founded in 2004, with head offices in Metropolitan Vancouver, BC and Santa Clara, CA.
Note: This timeline is missing data for important historical systems, including: Atlas Computer (Manchester), GE 645, Burroughs B5000.
TopologiLinux is a free Linux distribution to be run on an existing Microsoft Windows system.
twoOStwo was a commercial software product developed by Parallels Software Studio (prior to its acquisition by SWsoft).
Virtual DOS machine (VDM) is a technology that allows running 16-bit/32-bit DOS and 16-bit Windows programs on Intel 80386 or higher computers when there is already another operating system running and controlling the hardware.
Virtual Iron Software, was located in Lowell, Massachusetts, sold proprietary software for virtualization and management of a virtual infrastructure.
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a virtual machine sold as a service by an Internet hosting service.
Oracle VM VirtualBox (formerly Sun VirtualBox, Sun xVM VirtualBox and Innotek VirtualBox) is a free and open-source hypervisor for x86 computers currently being developed by Oracle Corporation.
VMmanager is a commercial Linux-based Server virtualization software control panel or type II OpenVZ / KVM hypervisor.
VMware, Inc. is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies that provides cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services.
VMware ESXi (formerly ESX) is an enterprise-class, type-1 hypervisor developed by VMware for deploying and serving virtual computers.
VMware Infrastructure (VI) was a software suite of hardware virtualization products from VMware (a division of Dell EMC).
VMware Workstation Player, formerly VMware Player, is a virtualization software package for x64 computers running Microsoft Windows or Linux, supplied free of charge by VMware, Inc., Archived version; the page as of 2016 is about VMware Workstation Player a company which was formerly a division of, and whose majority shareholder remains EMC Corporation.
Windows Virtual PC (successor to Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, Microsoft Virtual PC 2004, and Connectix Virtual PC) is a virtualization program for Microsoft Windows.
In computing, x86 virtualization refers to hardware virtualization for the x86 architecture.