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Intro to the Paravirtualization Spectrum With Xen (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series, I introduced the concepts of full virtualization and paravirtualization (PV), as well as the hardware virtualization (HVM) feature used by Xen (among other things) to implement full virtualization. I also introduced the concept of installing paravirtualized drivers on a fully virtualized system. This small step, from full virtualization towards paravirtualization, begins to hint at the idea of a spectrum of paravirtualization. In this article, I will cover the historical reasons for the development of PVHVM, and finally of the newest mode, PVH.

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Eventually, 90% of Tech Budgets Will Be Outside IT Departments

Gartner predicts new role, 'chief digital officer,' who will guide the all-digital organization. But there's plenty of work for CIOs as well.

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IBM Symphony Orchestrating Technical and Big Data Applications

Developing low latency orchestration tools that can accelerate technical and big data applications requires vast knowledge of cluster and grid computing dynamics. IBM just released the results of several benchmarks that demonstrates mastery of that arcane knowledge.

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IT Spending Slowdown, Emerging Trends Reshuffles Megavendor Deck

As the technology infrastructure of companies becomes more heterogeneous so do the vendors catering to them.

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Proxmox VE Works With KVM and OpenVZ Containers

Version 2.2 of Proxmox's Virtual Environment (VE) virtualisation platform combines virtual machines from KVM and OpenVZ on one computer with a shared user interface.

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