VMwareThis glossary contains definitions related to VMware virtualization technologies. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used in VMware product and service documentation. Other definitions are related to the strategies that network engineers use when implementing server virtualization, virtual server consolidation and virtual desktop centralization.
- VM BIOS (virtual machine basic input/output system) - A VM BIOS (virtual machine basic input/output system) is the set of instructions that controls the booting process of a virtual machine.
- VM hardware version (virtual machine hardware version) - The VM hardware version (virtual machine hardware version) designates the virtual hardware functions supported by a virtual machine (VM), which relates to the hardware on the host server.
- VMkernel - VMkernel is a POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface)-like operating system developed by VMware.
- VMUG (VMware User Group) - A VMUG (VMware User Group) is an international community of VMware users whose goal is to share knowledge.