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What was the first microprocessor to support full virtualization?

Virtual memory, which allows an operating system to run several machine code programs isolated from each other, came to the desktop during the eighties. But full virtualization, which lets the ...
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Did Cray computers use virtual memory?

I found a mention on page 777 of the Second Edition of the book "Computer Systems: a programmer's perspective" [Bryant - O'Hallaron] stating that Cray supercomputers still do not use virtual memory (...