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Open Source FreeBSD 10 Takes on Virtualization

Jan 22, 2014, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

Among the new virtualization capabilities debuting in FreeBSD 10 is the new BSD Hypervisor called "byhyve," which is an alternative to the open-source Xen and KVM hypervisors that are popular with Linux users.

"bhyve is an experimental hypervisor that runs guest operating systems inside a virtual machine, the FreeBSD project page for byhve explains. "Parameters such as the number of virtual CPUs, amount of guest memory and I/O connectivity can be specified with command-line parameters."

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