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5 Reasons to Engage the Open Virtualization Alliance

May 25, 2011, 20:06 (0 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"1. KVM -- The Kernel-Based Virtual Machine Virtualization Solution: There's much to love about KVM: It's part of the Linux kernel, it offers awesome performance, and it delivers full virtualization (think VMware-type virtualization), excellent scalability and a high level of security. Plus, Red Hat owns it. KVM's attributes has enabled it to become the newest enterprise virtualization market contender.

"Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) acquired KVM as part of its 2008 purchase of Qumranet, the Israeli company that developed KVM and its associated SPICE protocol."

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