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   * A **Virtual Machine Image (VMI)** is the software implementation of a machine (i.e. a computer) that executes software application(s) just like a physical machine ​   * A **Virtual Machine Image (VMI)** is the software implementation of a machine (i.e. a computer) that executes software application(s) just like a physical machine ​
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 +  * **Software Appliances (SAs)** is composed by a Virtual Appliance and a Contextualization Script pair 
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 +  * A **Contextualization Script (CS)** is the script launched on VM boot time and could be used for installing, configuring and preparing software upon boot time on a pre-defined virtual machine image 
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