Virtualization for embedded systems

The how and why of small-device hypervisors

From the developerWorks archives

M. Tim Jones

Date archived: April 22, 2019 | First published: April 19, 2011

Today's technical news is filled with stories of server and desktop virtualization, but there's another virtualization technology that's growing rapidly: embedded virtualization. The embedded domain has several useful applications for virtualization, including mobile handsets, security kernels, and concurrent embedded operating systems. This article explores the area of embedded virtualization and explains why it's coming to an embedded system near you.

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