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Type 1 Open Source Hypervisors and More

This article identifies the finest open source Type 1 hypervisors that are available to download without charge. We also look at Linux kernel virtualization hypervisors.

A hypervisor (also known as a virtual machine monitor) is computer software that creates and runs virtual machines. The hypervisor performs the function of controlling the host processor and resources, determining their allocation to the guest operating systems. The hypervisor is a very practical way of getting things virtualized quickly and efficiently.