In this article we are going to learn How to install Vmware Workstation 12 Pro in Ubuntu 16.04. Vmware is a virtilaziation application used to install guest operting system’s virtually. Before we go for Vmware Workstation let’s first understand what is Virtulaziation. Virtulizaion means you have a computer with a primary operating system (like Ubuntu, Cent OS, Microsoft Windows 7..etc). Now is it possible to install multiple other operating system’s without formatting the primary OS ? The answer is Yes. We can do this using an application called Vmware. Vmware Workstation 12 Pro is a premium version of application.
What is Guest Operating System ?
The Operating System we are installing on Vmware is called as Guest operating System. Vmware Workstation 12 Pro supports all Microsoft Windows OS, Linux OS.
What is the advantages of Virtualization ?
With the help of Virtualization you can install multiple operating systems virtually on a single Physical System. By doing this you can save lot of money which you would have invested on data center, physical server, lot of space, costing of AC, costing on UPS and so on. Today virtulization is become a main need of large organisations.