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Paravirtualization Dead? I Didn't Know It Was Sick

Apr 17, 2008, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"A friend of mind sent me this link to an entry on Avi Kivity's blog, where the KVM maintainer and Linux kernel developer states (somewhat equivocally) that 'paravirtualization is dead.'

"It's a brief entry, fairly matter of fact. Too bad I could hardly understand a word of it. Neither could my friend. It was one of those things you know is significant, if only you could grasp the meaning.

"A couple of e-mails later to settle on a time, and I was on the phone to Qumranet, where Kivity works, in Israel so I could find out what the heck he was talking about..."

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