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A virtual machine (VM) is an environment, usually a program or operating system, which does not physically exist but is created within another environment. In this context, a VM is called a guest while the environment it runs within is called a host. Virtual machines are often created to execute an instruction set different than that of the host environment. (...Continued)

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What is the highest number of virtual machines you've seen sharing one physical host?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
  • oiyoooo
    21, The pirate bay VMs
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  • Michael Larsen
    It's dwarfed now, but about five years ago, i was running 16 VMs on a single 8 core server.
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