Techworld: Forget the OS, It's x86 That's Important
Nov 23, 2005, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Manek Dubash)
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"Virtualisation technology is about to take one more step
forward, if Sun's announcement that it plans to integrate Solaris
containers for Linux applications bears fruit. The feature is, said
Sun, designed to allow organisations to run Red Hat binaries
unmodified in containers on the Sun OS by year end. Additionally,
Sun has demonstrated virtual Solaris in a Xen wrapper.
"So far, the most advanced type of virtualisation -- in terms of
offering the best performance -- has been provided by products such
as VMware ESX Server, whose hypervisor technology does away with
the need for an underlying or host OS..."