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CNET News: Novell Offers Faster Virtualized Windows

Feb 12, 2007, 17:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Novell and Intel plan to announce Monday software that improves the performance of Windows running atop the Xen virtualization software.

"Xen is a an open-source 'hypervisor' that lets a single machine run multiple operating systems, a feature that's handy for consolidating work onto a smaller number of more efficiently used servers. However, while Linux runs relatively well on Xen, Windows' networking performance on Xen today is, charitably speaking, pokey..."

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