Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1. Red Hat Virtualization Manager

The Red Hat Virtualization Manager provides centralized management for a virtualized environment. A number of different interfaces can be used to access the Red Hat Virtualization Manager. Each interface facilitates access to the virtualized environment in a different manner.
Red Hat Virtualization Manager Architecture

Figure 1.1. Red Hat Virtualization Manager Architecture

The Red Hat Virtualization Manager provides graphical interfaces and an Application Programming Interface (API). Each interface connects to the Manager, an application delivered by an embedded instance of the Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform. There are a number of other components which support the Red Hat Virtualization Manager in addition to Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.