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Sun's Virtualization technology: Energy efficiency is crucial


Solaris Containers abstracts a single Solaris OS instance into multiple containers, giving the appearance of a dedicated OS instance to each container. Solaris Containers is an excellent virtualization technology when a number of applications can run on the same OS instance. Logical Domains are used to partition the server CPU and memory, abstracting the hardware itself to multiple guest operating systems. Logical Domains can be used to support multiple OS instances on the same server, and each Solaris OS instance can also support multiple containers. With the ability to use each of these technologies independently, or in conjunction, Sun customers have a powerful set of tools for server virtualization in their datacenters.
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