CLOUD COMPUTING Questions and Answers

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