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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"I've been using RHEL, and its twins, CentOS and Oracle Unbreakable Linux since day one, and I like them a lot for business server use. Of all these releases, I think RHEL 5.4 is the most impressive of the lot. Why? Well, I'll tell you.

"1) Baked in virtualization. This edition of RHEL incorporates KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine). KVM, unlike VMware or Citrix Systems' XenServer, isn't an add-on virtualization program. It's actually part of the operating system. Indeed, as the name suggests, it's built right in the Linux kernel."

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