September 8, 2008

KVM vs. Xen vs. VMware. Is it a Hypervisor War?

Author: JT Smith

For years, Xen and VMware have been the virtualization technologies of choice for open source operating systems vendors. With Red Hat's acquisition of Qumranet yesterday and its competing Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) open source hypervisor the winds of change may be blowing, or not.

While Red Hat is now betting at least $107 million that KVM is the future of virtualization, other vendors in the open source virtualization space aren't so sure.



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