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ProxMox: The High-Performance Virtualization Server for the Rest of Us

Jun 24, 2008, 22:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)

[ Thanks to Jason Perlow for this link. ]

"What sounds like a cross between a Ferengi mating practice and an OREO cookie clone, but is actually the latest and greatest in Open Source turnkey virtualization servers? It's the ProxMox Virtual Environment, a new open source project that has been flying under the hypervisor radar, but may pose a serious challenge to the established leaders such as VMWare ESX, Citrix XenServer and Microsoft's fledgling Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, if it manages to get past its weird name and establishes critical mass.

"ProxMox isn't anything new, at least in terms of the technology it packages together--the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor and OpenVZ virtual containers..."

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