Taming Virtualization

  title={Taming Virtualization},
  author={Martim Carbone and Wenke Lee and Diego Zamboni},
  journal={IEEE Security & Privacy},
Although the term virtualization has been around for decades, only recently has it become a buzzword in the computer systems community with the revival of virtual machines (VMs), driven by efforts in industry and academia. VMs are software entities that emulate a real machine's functionality; they execute under the control of a hypervisor that virtualizes and multiplexes low-level hardware resources. Hypervisors come in two flavors: non-hosted, which run directly on top of the hardware, and… CONTINUE READING


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