Linux Top 3: Xen Lives, Fuduntu Dies and KDE Slims

The open source Xen hypervisor was all the rage in 2005 across many Linux vendors. At the time, Red Hat specifically called out Xen as being a key part of its technology roadmap for 2006 and beyond. Red Hat started to move away from Xen in 2008 with its acquisition of KVM founder Qumranet. Other Linux vendors have also progressively moved to embrace KVM as the Linux virtualization technology of choice as well.