What is physical to virtual?

 Posted by Niladri.Biswas on 6/6/2013 | Category: Others Interview questions | Views: 2511 | Points: 40

P2V (physical to virtual) is the migration of an operating system (OS), application programs and data from a computer's main hard disk to a virtual machine or a disk partition.Migration can be a tedious and uncertain process, especially if the new environment contains substantially different hardware than the old. To streamline the operation, part or all of the migration can be carried out automatically by means of specialized programs known as migration tools. Many virtualization platforms today include built-in P2V tools

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