you read the word snapshot what is the first thing that comes to your
mind is , "A Photograph which preserves the best moments of your life".
Technically snapshot is very much the same with the difference that it
preserves the state of some digital resource. In VMware a disk
"snapshot" is a copy of the VM's disk file (.vmdk) captured at a certain
point in time. This snapshot preserves the disk file system and the
files stored on it which can be of any type (including all the operating
system files). So... [More]