Wednesday 15 August 2007

Virtualisation using Virtual PC

Virtual PC is a free product from Microsoft that lets you create separate virtual machines on your Windows desktop, each of which virtualizes the hardware of a complete physical computer. Virtual machines are very useful for developers as they can provide: eg, – multiple environments for testing; – a standard development environment; – a simple demo deployment.

At the meeting we explored the installation and use of Virtual PC, and discussed its many uses.