posted by Eugenia Loli on Thu 28th Dec 2006 05:12 UTC
The upcoming 2.6.20 Linux kernel is bringing a virtualization framework for all virtualization fans out there. It's called KVM, short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine. Not only is it user-friendly, but also of high performance and very stable, even though it's not yet officialy released. This article tries to explain how it all works, in theory and practice, together with some simple benchmarks.