Linux-Watch: Xen's No Killer App
Dec 20, 2005, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Some folks think that Xen virtualization is going to be the
next open-source killer application.
"How do I put this gently... No. No, it's not.
"Xen is indeed a neat technology. For those of you who aren't
familiar with it, Xen is a virtual machine monitor for x86. In
English, what that means is that with Xen, and a PC with enough
processor horsepower and RAM, you can run several operating systems