Definitions for "Virtual disk"
Keywords:  guest, reboot, repartition, ram, disk
A portion of memory, dedicated for this use through special purpose software, accessible by programs as if it were a physical disk drive, and storing data in files in a directory tree. Also called a RAM Disk.
A virtual disk is a file on a file system accessible from the server. To a guest operating system, it appears to be a physical disk drive. This file can be on the server where the virtual machine is running or on a remote file system.
A fancy term for RAM disk, a disk created from the computer's memory. (See also RAM disk.)