Dan Shearer on Virtualization

05 January 2008

 <div id="__ss_790810" style="width: 425px; text-align: left;"></embed></div>  Dan Shearer is a veteran of open source (he once told me, he first started developing software when I was 2 yrs old), and is a founder of the Samba foundation. Virtualization is essentially “Abstraction”. You can simulate electronics and hardware, physical interfaces, people (how users interact with the system) and even time (speed up or slow down the computation to test for faster devices, and even change the direction of time)…