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Enterprise Networking Planet: The Penguin in the Sandbox (Part 2)

Dec 14, 2006, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Last week we flew over the virtualization landscape and got a peek at the lay of the land. Today we'll look at some of the Linux applications for implementing virtualization: Xen, User-Mode Linux, VMWare, chroot jails, and OpenVZ.

"As the current darling of virtualization, Xen gets to go first. Everyone wants Xen, especially version 3.0 which runs unmodified guest operating systems on supported hardware. How can you get your hands on it and start testing it? The easy way is to use a Linux distribution that supports Xen out of the box. You'll find it in Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Fedora Core 6 and the Xen LiveCD Demo. Mandriva Corporate Server outdoes everyone by including Xen, VMWare, and OpenVZ..."

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