Applies To: Windows Server 2008

This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.

The hypervisor is a layer of software that exists above the hardware and below one or more operating systems. It creates partitions to provide isolated execution environments and manages each partition's access to hardware resources.


The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

Hypervisor Availability

Hypervisor availability

Hypervisor Operation

Hypervisor Operation.