Virtual memory management in VMware.

Server virtualization technology, as practiced by products such as the VMware ESX hypervisor, applies similar virtual memory management techniques in order to operate an environment where multiple virtual guest machines are provided separate address spaces so they can execute concurrently, sharing a single hardware platform. To avoid confusion, in this… Continue reading

VMware virtual memory management concepts

Virtual memory management refers to techniques that operating systems employ to manage the allocation of physical memory resources (or RAM) on demand, transparent to the applications that execute on the machine. Modern operating systems, including IBM’s proprietary mainframe OSes, virtually all flavors of Unix and Linux, as well as Microsoft… Continue reading