Virtualization benefits in High Performance Computing Applications
Zartasha Gul, Irfan Ahmed, Yasir Hafeez, Saiqa Bibi

Virtualization is not a new computer technology in this age. It was developed by IBM in 1960’s. Virtualization was used to access the pricey resources of mainframe computers. Furthermore it conceals the computer resources from the operating system. Since computer resources are growing day by day, there is an emergent need to utilize them efficiently and effectively. It proffers a lot of benefits to different applications including High Performing Computing (HPC) applications. We have highlighted a review of some benefits aided by This paper provides a review of some benefits that are aided by employing virtualization in HPC environments and analysis of some of the technologies that are designed to support virtualization.

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