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virtual system.

A virtual system is a distributed system that is assembled from the files, processors, services, applications, users and other components available over a global network. The owner of a virtual system identifies the components of interest, and assembles them into a virtual system by assigning names.



Padma Indraganti
Tue Jul 9 11:37:24 PDT 1996