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Certain versions of the Linux kernel offer more complete and uniform support for paravirtualization than others due to the open source nature of Linux. Continue Reading
Some of the functions supported by paravirtualization include emulated motherboards, storage I/O and network communication, privileged instructions and page tables. Continue Reading
Despite a promising start, paravirtualization comes with significant disadvantages that limit the number of use cases that make sense for enterprise IT, but it still has its place. Continue Reading
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VMs, whether created by Type 1 or Type 2 hypervisors, offer many benefits in a virtualization project. Potential disadvantages include performance and resource consumption. Continue Reading
Virtualization offers many advantages by abstracting workloads from hardware, but you may still need to find the VM host computer. You can do so using these queries and commands. Continue Reading
Test your knowledge on the new vSphere 6.5 features as well as all of the other changes that came with the VMware's latest release of its core virtualization product. Continue Reading
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Find out how techniques like memory compression, hypervisor swapping, memory ballooning and more can help you manage memory in your virtualized environment. Continue Reading
Moving a virtual data center from one physical location to another is a big undertaking, and without a well-thought-out data center migration plan, you are sure to run into issues. Continue Reading
Virtualization containers are being seen as an alternative to traditional virtualization methods. Containerization, in fact, seems destined to become one of the more popular types of virtualization, but few would argue that the container can replace... Continue Reading
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Use cgroups to limit the resources a virtual container can consume to prevent oversubscription and contention. Continue Reading
With a plug-in framework and complete sVirt support, RHEV 3.2 offers more enterprise-level security and integration than before. Continue Reading
If you wonder about the difference between RHEV 3.1 and oVirt 3.1, you're not alone. We asked an expert to clear up any oVirt vs. RHEV confusion. Continue Reading