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    • virtualization standard for network and disk device drivers where just the guest's device driver “knows” it is running in a virtual environment, and cooperates with the hypervisor.
    • an Open Source technology, maintained by project
    • different, but architecturally similar to, Xen paravirtualized device drivers
    • historically used for GCE VMs network interfaces, progressively displaced by gVNIC
  • VM = Compute Engine instance
  • VM Instance = Compute Engine instance
  • VPC = Virtual Private Cloud
    • A secure, individual, private cloud-computing model hosted within a public cloud
    • Supports the same activities as an ordinary private cloud
    • Is hosted remotely by a public cloud provider
    • Combines the convenience of the public cloud with the data isolation of private cloud computing
    • See Peering
  • VPC Peering: a way to connect VPCs together
gcp/v.txt · Last modified: 2023/05/15 07:20 by fgm