Beginning with a virtualized foundation with your operating system software. On top of this base, one can run any of the modem day Operating Systems like Windows 10, Mac OS X, Linux and other experimental platforms.
This might seem like overkill or extreme until you understand the stability that you are introducing beyond what commercial corporations like Microsoft which are intrinsically limited because they are Closed Source. Closed Systems are unable to counter entropy of their performance over time. Use your computer for a while and don’t perform any maintenance and see how much your computer slows down.
My systems do not. This is one of many principles that I bring to my business NetworkIron Solutions Inc. and here to The Source Lab blog.