Abbreviated as VPS, the term virtual private server is used interchangeably with virtual dedicated server (VDS).
See virtual dedicated server (VDS).
- virtual reality
An artificial environment created with computer hardware and software and presented to the user in such a way that it appears and feels like a real environment. To “enter” a virtual reality, a user dons special gloves, earphones, and goggles, all of which receive their input from the computer system. In this way, at least […]
- virtual router
(n.) An abstract object managed by VRRP that acts as a default router for hosts on a shared LAN. It consists of a Virtual Router Identifier and a set of associated IP addresses across a common LAN.
- Virtual Server
A server, usually a Web server, that shares computer resources with other virtual servers. In this context, the virtual part simply means that it is not a dedicated server– that is, the entire computer is not dedicated to running the server software. Virtual Web servers are a very popular way of providing low-cost web hosting […]
- virtual tape library
A VTL, or virtual tape library, is an archival backup solution that combines traditional tape backup methodology with low-cost disk technology to create an optimized backup and recovery solution. It is an intelligent disk-based library that emulates traditional tape devices and tape formats. Acting like a tape library with the performance of modern disk drives, […]
- virtual teletype
Abbreviated as VTY, virtual teletype is a command line interface that enables users to connect to the daemon using the Telnet protocol. To connect to a VTY users must setup and use a VTY password. VTY offers three user modes including the following; VTY View Mode for read-only interaction. VTY Enable Mode for read-write interaction. […]