the file berks loads to determine sources and dependencies
a tool to resolve cookbook dependencies
a piece of software that allows one to create and run virtual machines
regular expression
a “a sequence of characters that define a search pattern”, in the context of kitchen we allow a user to specify instances with regular expressions like ^default-ubuntu
a piece of software that makes abstracts away hypervisor details to provide a consistent experience and interface to virtual machines
virtual machine
a machine that is virtualized, i.e. running on a hypervisor
a freely available hypervisor from Oracle
VMware Fusion
a for-pay hypervisor from VMware exclusively for macOS/OS X
VMware Workstation
a for-pay hypervisor from VMware for Linux and Windows