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Linux as a Hypervisor

Jul 21, 2008, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrea Arcangeli)

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"If we look back, before virtualization existed, there have been a lots and lots of discussions on OS designs too. For example Linux uses the monolithic design (modulo drivers in userland). A few other OS uses the microkernel design. Each solution brings pros and cons. In the end most production OS tend to use the monolithic design for all performance critical tasks."

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