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Explain what is Hypervisor in Cloud Computing and its types?


The hypervisor is a virtual machine monitor (VMM) that manages resources for virtual machines. The name hypervisor is suggested as it is a supervisory tool for the virtual machines. There are mainly two types of hypervisors :

Type-1: the guest Vm runs directly over the host hardware, e.g Xen, Hyper-V, VmWare ESXi

Type-2: the guest Vm runs over hardware through a host OS, e.g Kvm, Oracle virtualbox

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