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Linux: Improved KVM Performance, Vista Support

May 08, 2007, 11:15 (0 Talkback[s])

"Avi Kivity announced significant performance improvements and support for running 32-bit Windows Vista as a guest within the latest release of KVM. Originally merged into the 2.6.20 mainline Linux kernel, KVM stands for Kernel-based Virtual Machine, 'a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions.' Regarding the new release, Avi announced:

"'The happy theme of today's kvm is the significant performance improvements, brought to you by a growing team of developers. I've clocked kbuild at within 25% of native. This release also introduces support for 32-bit Windows Vista...'"

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