5 Reasons to Engage the Open Virtualization Alliance
May 25, 2011, 20:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Hess)
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."