Virtualization@IBM: KVM: The logical choice for Linux
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For an interesting cross-post from IBM DeveloperWorks, check out a recent post over in the Virtualization@IBM blog where Jean Staten Healy and others talk about KVM and Linux.
Many people many not realize how well security, simplicity, and common usage is baked into both Linux and KVM. KVM is both stable implementation and a technology in progress in the community. As the blog article points out:
The open source hypervisor KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is gaining ground in the enterprise. KVM adoption echoes the early days of Linux since organizations, by now familiar with server virtualization, are evaluating not only hypervisors from the current market leaders but also open source approaches. Acco
Want to learn more about KVM? Check out IBM's KVM page, read the "KVM Overview" and the "Why KVM?" sections!