Questions tagged [virtualization]

The ability to run a machine within another machine

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Azure VM for comparative performance testing

Is it acceptable to use Azure VMs for comparing performance of an application over different Windows OS's? I've heard that testing in a VM can give squiffy results as the hypervisor tries to juggle ...
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OS X hypervisor for software tests

I am setting up an OS X (build and) test environment for a open source project with a big C codebase. It shall be a Mavericks host on a Mac mini, which has a virtual machine with Snow Leopard. Both ...
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Virtualbox can fully run any OS?

I want to use Virtualbox to run Windows in Ubuntu. Can it really run every OS with no problems or restrictions if my PC respects the requirements? And can I run it in full screen?
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performance-testing systems on virtual machines that normally run on physical machines

My employer runs some of our systems on physical machines with attached hard drives. I am charged with performance-testing those systems. For cost reasons, I've been asked to test those systems ...