December 19, 2005

Xen's no killer app

Author: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

sjvn writes "Some folks think that Xen virtualization is going to be the next open-source killer application.

How do I put this gently... No. No, it's not.

Xen is indeed a neat technology. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, Xen is a virtual machine monitor for x86. In English, what that means is that with Xen, and a PC with enough processor horsepower and RAM, you can run several operating systems at once."

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