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Xen lets KVM overtake

Jun 17, 2011, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thorsten Leemhuis)

"The Xen developers were only able to reach a small part of that goal when Xen guest support was included in Linux 2.6.23. But they have finally achieved it: expected next month, Linux 3.0 includes all of the important kernel components needed to set up a Dom0 operating system, which, together with the Xen hypervisor, will host guest systems. And that's not all â€" since mid-May, the developer branch of Qemu also contains everything needed to support Xen guest systems which run by using the virtualisation capabilities of modern processors (HVM/hardware-assisted virtualisation)."

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