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Virtualization Technology

With virtualization technology, you can run multiple OSs simultaneously and combine both real-time processing and a user interface on a single computer. Explore the following resources for an easy-to-understand introduction to virtualization. and learn how NI Real-Time Hypervisor software can reduce the hardware cost and footprint of your real-time systems.

Get up to Speed on Virtualization Technology

Webcast: Introduction to Virtualization

Watch this introductory webcast to understand the trend toward virtualization and gain an overview of virtualization technology.

Virtualization Basics

Explore what virtualization means, and learn about the benefits that virtualization technology can provide for your applications.

Virtualization Technology Under the Hood

Gain knowledge on the various types of virtualization software available and their impact on I/O access, performance, and more. In addition, learn about the software and hardware techniques that make virtualization possible.

Consolidate Your Real-Time Systems With the NI Real-Time Hypervisor

Benefits of NI Real-Time Hypervisor Systems

Learn about the advantages of using NI Real-Time Hypervisor software to run NI LabVIEW Real-Time and a host OS (Windows XP or Red Hat Enterprise Linux) simultaneously on a single controller.

NI Real-Time Hypervisor for Windows Walkthrough

Explore a system with the NI Real-Time Hypervisor installed and discover how to assign individual I/O devices and RAM to different OSs. In addition, investigate features such as virtual Ethernet and learn how to develop and deploy LabVIEW applications on hypervisor systems.

NI Real-Time Hypervisor for Linux Walkthrough

Explore a system with the NI Real-Time Hypervisor installed and discover how to assign individual I/O devices and RAM to different OSs. In addition, investigate features such as virtual Ethernet and learn how to develop and deploy LabVIEW applications on hypervisor systems.

NI Real-Time Hypervisor Architecture and Performance Details

Gain insight on how NI Real-Time Hypervisor software works. Read performance and communication benchmarks and identify techniques to optimize the performance of NI Real-Time Hypervisor systems.

NI Real-Time Hypervisor Ordering Information

View product details and configure a complete NI Real-Time Hypervisor system online.

NI Real-Time Hypervisor Technical Resources

Reference: Hardware and Software Supported With NI Real-Time Hypervisor Systems

View this reference for information about controllers, I/O modules, and OSs supported for use with NI Real-Time Hypervisor software.

Best Practice for Backing Up and Restoring NI Real-Time Hypervisor Systems

Learn how you can replicate one NI Real-Time Hypervisor system across identical controllers or create and restore backups of complete NI Real-Time Hypervisor systems.

In-Depth: Understanding NI Real-Time Hypervisor I/O to OS Assignments

In NI Real-Time Hypervisor systems, you can only divide I/O modules between OSs in certain ways. Learn about the limitations that interrupts impose and explore how to determine what I/O to OS assignments are possible in your system.