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Virtualization is transforming computing, from the datacenter to the desktop. News, comparisons, bugs, assistance, migration, anything: we're here to talk about it. P2V the world!#### Description You are able to set your flair to any text you like.

Virtualization refers to the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including but not limited to a virtual computer hardware platform, operating system (OS), storage device, or computer network resources.

Virtualization is transforming computing, from the datacenter to the desktop. News, comparisons, bugs, assistance, migration, anything: we're here to talk about it. P2V the world!

#General Rules

  • Standard Reddit rules apply!

  • Please keep it related to Virtualization - do not bash competing products. Try to give anecdotal evidence when possible.

  • We're here for serious discussion. Memes, Reaction GIFs, Facebook links, referral links, and similar content are not allowed in posts or comments.

  • Please don't discuss pirated content - this includes MacOS on non-Apple branded hardware and Win10/11 ARM on Apple M1 based computers. Posts regarding this WILL be removed.

  • When asking a question or seeking help try and give a much information on what you are wanting to do or what issue you're having. Actually try please.

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#Useful URLs

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#Related Subreddits

/r/VMWare - The gold standard in virtualization, VMWare!

/r/HyperV - Microsoft's Hypervisor!

/r/Xen - Discussion about Xen!

/r/VirtualBox - VirtualBox, the Desktop virtualization program!

/r/Citrix - Citrix!

/r/High_Availability - All things HA!

/r/vmgaming - Gaming in VMs!

#Nomenclature

VM - Virtual Machine

P2V - Physical to Virtual - taking a physical computer & making a VM out of it.

V2P - The opposite, usually done when you are having an issue with a VM or management decides to nix virtual machines for some insane reason

HA - High Availability

The most common phrases the members use:

windows server
virtual machine
last time
ubuntu server
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