Currently living in this world, there is the need to have a variety of operating systems in one machine to satisfy the need to acquire more computers. This reduces the amount of computers that you have to acquire and also economises on the amount of space that you have to use. This led to the introduction of the virtual operating systems as the computers cannot allow more than one operating system. The virtual operating systems led to the introduction of the Virtualization world. Virtualization is generally the running of an operating system within the main framework of the machine in topic. The virtual operating system share the internal space that is within the machine and just takes a small space.
Microsoft after discovering this, they ventured into the same and in the year 2008 brought into the market a software that is known as Microsoft Hyper V. since the introduction to the world, there have been advancements on the same regularly. The total number of the advancements that have been introduced now total up to four in number. This has the added advantage that on top of it being used as a virtual operating system it ca also be installed and run as an operating system with its own servers. This windows server is built such that it has less space to occupy within the internal memory of the said machine.
The installation of this operating system is one that is a little bit complex and you have to follow the steps to the latter. It has to remake the architecture of the OS that you are using and form its own layer on the hardware that you are using. The installation will only occur in specified OS that were developed after the year 2008. If you have OS that is prior to this date, you have to update your OS to fit into this platform. After this you will follow the stipulated procedure and after the installation you will notice that your machine will reboot by itself. After this is completed you have to activate it from the control panel of the machine that you are using.
There are a variety of advantages that you get from the use of the virtual environment. This include the following listed below.
This particular virtual environment enables the user to move services at a faster and easier rate to the cloud. Since one is able to run more than one operating system on one platform comfortably, there is the essence of saving on the resources that you have at hand rather than acquiring new hardware.
Rather than one using the other virtual platforms that are there in the market using Hyper V will enable the user to save a lot on the cost of licensing.
This are just but a few of the advantages. As a result it is best to try out this new virtual system as it is stable at the moment.