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Linux.com: Virtualization Begins to Materialize in the Linux Kernel

Jan 11, 2007, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Stutz)

"Virtualization, the ability to run multiple 'virtual' systems on a single host, is nearly as old as solid state computing. But it's been all the rage again in recent years, with more than a dozen large-scale Linux virtualization projects--and while they require special custom kernels, patches, and software, the first steps toward OS-level virtualization have been implemented in the Linux kernel.

"'To me, what we see now on the virtualization front is a natural evolution, rather than a revolution,' says Kir Kolyshkin, project manager for OpenVZ..."

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