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September 23, 2011  8:24 PM

OVA working to boost KVM exposure

Posted by: AlyssaWood
KVM, open source virtualization, open virtualization alliance

The Open Virtualization Alliance, founded in May to promote KVM, has grown to more than 200 members since its launch, seeing specific interest from cloud-focused...

May 10, 2011  3:23 PM

KVM and Hyper-V sittin’ in a tree, l-a-m-e-n-t-i-n-g

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Hyper-V vs. VMware, KVM, Red Hat

At last week's Red Hat Summit, company execs painted Microsoft as their bitter rival. But the two vendors may have more in common than you'd think. I was reading Beth Pariseau's...

May 5, 2011  10:56 AM

Red Hat to improve VM conversion tools

Posted by: AlyssaWood
KVM, P2V, Red Hat, Xen

BOSTON -- By nature, virtual machines (VMs) are movers and shakers. The tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 perform the essential tasks of virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions,...

August 24, 2010  3:48 PM

SAP/Red Hat deal: Adios, KVM?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, KVM, Red Hat

Hot on the heels of the Intel/McAfee deal and the Dell/HP/3PAR bidding war comes more possible acquisition news: Rumor has it that SAP will acquire Red Hat. Local Tech Wire, an IT blog based...

April 30, 2010  5:46 PM

Xen vs. KVM: The battle lines are drawn

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, KVM, Novell, Oracle, Red Hat, Xen

In case you missed it, News Director Alex Barrett has a very interesting story up on our sister site It's about the Linux community and what she calls its "mass...

February 12, 2010  7:12 PM

Novell KVM hypervisor in the works

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, KVM, Linux and virtualization, Novell, Red Hat

Novell is jumping on the KVM bandwagon. The company is developing a KVM hypervisor called AlacrityVM, as

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January 15, 2010  8:58 PM

Xen 4.0 Release Candidate available

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix XenServer, Colin Steele, KVM, Oracle VM, Xen posted the Xen 4.0 Release Candidate this week, and the new hypervisor code should be finalized by the end of next month. Xen 4.0...

November 4, 2009  4:33 PM

Red Hat virtualization: No Windows Server 2008, RHEL management

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, KVM, Linux and virtualization, Red Hat, Windows Server 2008

The new Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers platform made its debut yesterday, with Red Hat touting it as a "standalone, lightweight, high-performance hypervisor" that...

June 30, 2009  7:05 PM

Red Hat turning VMworld into KVMworld?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, KVM, Microsoft, Open source, Red Hat, VMworld 2009

VMworld 2009 is still two months away, but at least one virtualization competitor is already planning to steal some thunder at the show.


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