What is Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT)?

Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) is the facility provided by the Intel manufacturers in the form of hardware enhancements to facilitate virtual computing or processing.

How Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) does works?

Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) is also known as Vander pool. Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) basically refers to the hardware enhancements provided by the Intel manufacturers in two versions i.e. VT-x, for x86 processors; and VT-i, for Itanium (i.e., IA-64) processors.

As the name depicts that it is a virtualization technology which aims to aid the virtualized processing environments. By using this technology, single processor can work as if we have multiple processors working on a single machine at a time.

Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) enhancements include adding migration, priority, memory handling capabilities to a wide range of Intel processors, virtualization support to Intel chipsets that can assign specific I/O devices to specific virtual machines and better virtualization support to I/O devices such as network switches.

How and where Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) is used?

Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) is used to establish virtualized environments using Intel hardware assistance.

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