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Desktop virtualization vocabulary quiz

How much do you know about the essential terminology of desktop virtualization? Take our quiz to find out. Would you like to brush up first? See our Quick Start Glossary.

1. _____ is a program that allows multiple operating systems to share a single hardware processor.
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2. _____ is the concept of isolating a logical operating system instance from the client that is used to access it.
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3. _____, abbreviated VDI, is the practice of hosting a desktop operating system within a virtual machine running on a centralized server.
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4. ­­­_____ is a virtual desktop that maintains user settings and data so that each time a user logs into their virtual desktop, all of their personalized settings, files and data appear.
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5. _____, abbreviated HBVM, is an instance of a desktop operating system that runs on a centralized server. Access and control is provided to the user by a client device connected over a network.
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6. _____ is the separation of an installation of an application from the client computer that is accessing it.
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7. _____ is a program or an operating system feature that allows the user to connect to a computer in another location, see that computer's desktop and interact with it as if it were local.
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8. _____ is the degradation of service that occurs when a significant number of end users boot up within a very narrow time frame and overwhelm the network with data requests.
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9. _____, abbreviated HVD, is a user interface that connects to applications and data that are stored on a cloud provider's servers rather than on the user's computer or the corporate network.
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10. _____ is the abstraction of personalized computer settings from an end user's operating system and applications.
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