"Three strategic virtualization initiatives were the stars of
the show as Linux powerhouse Red Hat opened its Red Hat Summit
today in Boston. What do the Red Hat moves mean to you? More
options in open source virtualization tools and a new open source
effort around virtualization security, for starters.
"The Red Hat move that will catch the eye of most users is the
Embedded Linux Hypervisor, oVirt. This is a lightweight, embeddable
hypervisor that currently lets you run Red Hat Enterprise Linux and
Microsoft Windows VMs (virtual machines) on Linux. What makes this
more interesting than just another virtualization announcement: you
will be able to carry oVirt-customized VMs from PC to server to
what-have-you in your pocket on a USB key drive, Red Hat
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