Definition - What does Nano Kernel mean?
Techopedia explains Nano Kernel
- A kernel in which the total volume of kernel code, that is, the code being executed in the hardware's privileged mode, is quite small.
- A virtualization layer beneath an operating system, which is more precisely called a hypervisor.
- A hardware abstraction layer (HAL), which forms the lowest level portion of a kernel.
- Occasionally, the term nanokernel is used to describe a kernel that supports a nanosecond clock resolution.