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Red Hat open sources SPICE for desktop virtualization

Dec 11, 2009, 20:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"Whey SPICE is particularly interesting and important is the fact that it's a key part of a core Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops which is now in beta. Red Hat rolled out a big server virtualization released last month based on Qumranet tech as well. The problem with the server release is it required Windows (which I personally found quite jarring). By having SPICE as an open source project, the Windows-only type problem is less likely to happen. It also means that Red Hat can built a community of developers and early adopter that will help to debug and extend SPICE beyond what Red Hat can do internally."

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