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Open source virtualization News
May 05, 2017
Red Hat Virtualization 4.1 includes better integration with Ansible and CloudForms. Admins should get to know these and other RH products to better manage their environments.
September 17, 2015
For infrastructure and operations teams, the growth of application containers is both good news and bad.
June 25, 2015
Red Hat is adding features to its virtualization software to stay competitive, but is also worried about staying relevant as the industry moves to embrace cloud and containers.
June 23, 2015
Docker networking limitations have hindered production use of containers, but a new feature adds much-needed flexibility.
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LXD is an open source container management extension for Linux Containers (LXC). Continue Reading
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) is an enterprise-class virtualization platform produced by Red Hat. Continue Reading
There are many differences between OpenStack-supported hypervisors, but only some features are mandatory. Adopters need to review feature sets as part of their testing. Continue Reading
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The Red Hat Virtualization platform can be a powerful tool in your arsenal. Take this quiz on RHV pricing, updates and functionality to see if you know your stuff. Continue Reading
OpenStack scheduled numerous hypervisors for deprecation in 2014's OpenStack Icehouse, but no others are scheduled for future releases, up to and including OpenStack Queens. Continue Reading
With a few scripts, you can create virtual instances using the open source tool Vagrant, which is a cross between a container orchestrator and a VM orchestrator. Continue Reading
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KVM virt-manager provides a useful and simple VM management GUI. The console enables VM creation, deletion and troubleshooting. Learn the basics of its management and installation. Continue Reading
Learn the basics of virt-install, including standard use cases, executing it on CentOS 7, different command-line options and the creation of kickstart files. Continue Reading
Virsh commands enable you to manage network properties and can be used alongside brctl commands to help you create additional virtual bridges in your KVM environment. Continue Reading
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With a few steps -- the creation of files, the addition of XML code and the execution of commands -- you can use the virsh command-line interface to add storage to existing VMs. Continue Reading
A remote code execution vulnerability in Apache Struts 2 affected four VMware products. Keeping a VMware environment secure goes beyond basic features and tools. Continue Reading
Virtualization expert Sander Van Vugt offers tips to simplify the process of adding a second software bridge to your KVM environment to run VMs in an isolated SDN. Continue Reading