Linux virtualization News
June 17, 2016
As a primordial soup of Windows container technologies coalesces into products, users are willing to wait until they can control their own destiny with Windows Server 2016.
August 18, 2015
IBM opens the doors of its proprietary mainframes, delivering two Linux-only boxes and significant code contributions to the open source world.
January 23, 2014
Red Hat's updates to RHEL focus on KVM virtualization and scalability, aiming to support big data applications in large enterprises.
June 29, 2012
Attendees at the 2012 Red Hat Summit brought many different perspectives. Here are a few witty quotes to get you thinking.
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A unikernel is a library-based operating system that only includes functionalities required by the specific application that runs on it. Continue Reading
Unikernels improve application performance and security by getting the OS down to a smaller footprint with no waste. But this new invention in the OS field isn't for every app. Continue Reading
Logical volume management (LVM), a form of storage virtualization, offers system administrators a more flexible approach to managing disk storage space than traditional partitioning. Continue Reading
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Red Hat says the new oVirt project to develop its RHEV-M will result in sophisticated open source virtualization management tools, but so far it’s being met with a lukewarm response. Continue Reading
Many tools can help system administrators use Red Hat Enterprise Linux in their data centers and virtual machines securely with maximum performance. Learn which tools are available and how to use them in your RHEL environment. Continue Reading
Choosing the best Linux server consolidation software for your data center hinges on factors other than cost. This tip compares Novell's PlateSpin, HP and VMware's Capacity Planner in terms of your data center requirements. Continue Reading
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Memory paging helps virtual machines share a server's memory resources nicely, but can throttle performance. A few simple tricks will optimize paging. Continue Reading
In Novell SLES 11, virtualization machine management is tricky, but libvirt, virt-manager and PlateSpin Orchestrate can help. Which VM management tool is best for you? Continue Reading
Determine how to configure the virtual and physical network cards for optimal performance on a Linux network with KVM hypervisor. The best use of individual network cards and virtual network cards depends on the I/O of the virtual machines on the ... Continue Reading
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They sound alike, but RHEV and RHEL are pretty different. Red Hat’s KVM virtualization products offer different levels of KVM management capabilities. Continue Reading
KVM Virtualization on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is optimized for hosting environments with many virtual machines by using kernel samepage merging. But, disabling KSM can provide better performance in a smaller virtualized Linux system. Continue Reading
Novell's new systems management tool, SUSE Manager, runs as a software appliance in a virtualized environment. Learn how to install and configure SUSE Manager in a Linux XenServer system. Continue Reading