NoRights Podcast: S3E11 – Talking About Virtualization Live!

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These week Ben and Ian discuss various virtualization you can do for different tasks on your computer.

Virtualization Of Hardware, Software, and Drivers

Virtual Audio Drivers and Streaming – Virtual audio drivers like Virtual Audio Cable allows a user to transfer audio streams from one application
to another

Creating a virtual audio device in Mac OS 

Creating a Generic Kernel Extension with Xcode

Aggregate Devices in Mac OS

How to create Aggregate Devices

Tutorial: Combining Audio Devices in Macs

How can I create an aggregate device?
Virtual Video Drivers, Streaming, and Mirroring – A mirror driver is a display driver for a virtual device that
mirrors the drawing operations of one or more additional physical display devices

Virtual Disk Drivers and Software – A virtual disk (also known as a virtual drive or a RAM drive) is a file that
represents as a physical disk drive to a guest operating system

Virtual StorageStorage virtualization is the amalgamation of multiple network storage devices into what appears
to be a single storage unit

Virtual Input Drivers and Software – Emulating Interface: A “system” that accepts information from an alternate
input device and transforms it into keystrokes or other input information in the computer

Virtual Printer Drivers and Software – A virtual printer is a piece of computer software whose user interface and
API resemble that of a printer driver, but which is not connected with a physical computer printer

Virtual Machines – A virtual machine (VM) is a software implementation of a machine (e.g., a computer) that executes
programs like a physical machine

Remote Desktop Software

Virtual Servers – A Virtual Server is created by partitioning the physical server into multiple mini servers,
made possible by the technology of Server Virtualization

L.A. Times Tech Survey

Finally, Ian brings us some gaming trivia this week.