IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Anecdotes [virtual machines]

Author(s): P.J. Denning
Sponsor(s): IEEE Computer Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 2001
Volume: 23
Page Count: 1
ISSN (Paper): 1058-6180
DOI: 10.1109/85.948908
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The author explains how 'virtual' came into the everyday computing lexicon. The term virtual was borrowed from optics in the 1980s and has become a major term in computing today. In its broadest... View More

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