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Computerworld: OS-level Virtualizer Ships with Linux for First Time

Jun 03, 2006, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Manek Dubash)

"Mandriva Corporate Server 4.0 is to include OpenVZ, and it's the first time that operating system-level virtualization software has been included as a part of the operating system, according to Linux distributor Mandriva.

"Compared to VMware and para-virtualization technologies such as Xen, OpenVZ offers the least flexibility in the choice of operating system: both guest and host operating systems must be Linux. So if you're in a hurry to pack multiple versions of Linux into a server, this could be the one to choose..."

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