Difference between revisions of "Virtual Hard Disk (VHD)"

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== Image types ==
 
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* Dynamic-size (or sparse) hard disk image; the image contains used data only
 
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* Differencing (or delta) hard disk image; the image contains changes relative to its parent image
 
* Differencing (or delta) hard disk image; the image contains changes relative to its parent image
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== Snapshots ==
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Snapshot Differencing Disk file (AVHD)
  
 
== See Also ==
 
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Revision as of 10:40, 14 September 2012

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Used by:

  • Virtual PC
  • Virtual server
  • Hyper-V server

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Image types

There are multiple types of Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) images:

  • Fixed-size hard disk image; the image contains all data
  • Dynamic-size (or sparse) hard disk image; the image contains used data only
  • Differencing (or delta) hard disk image; the image contains changes relative to its parent image

Snapshots

Snapshot Differencing Disk file (AVHD)

See Also

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