A virtual machine is an abstraction of a physical computer. Virtual machines run on physical computers and can be related to a “computer in a computer.” This allows public cloud providers massive economies of scale because they are able to launch virtual servers for many customers without having to purchase physical computers for each virtual machine. Virtual machines enable cloud computing services like AWS EC2 to exist. Most resources on the cloud are virtualized, such as computing resources, networks, and serverless functions.
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