VM image introspection

Image formats RAW – Unstructured disk image format. QCOW2 – Disk format supported by QEMU emulator. ISO – Sector-by-sector copy of the data on a disk, stored in a binary file. AKI – Indicates an Amazon Kernel Image. AMI – Indicates an Amazon Machine Image. ARI – Indicates an Amazon RAMDisk Image. VDI – Disk format supported by VirtualBox virtual machine monitor and the QEMU emulator. VHD – Common disk format used by virtual machine monitors from VMWare, VirtualBox, and others. VMDK – Disk format supported by many common virtual machine monitors. Every image format comes with a set a… Continue Reading