Open source virtualization News
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.
December 20, 2013
With the majority of costumers sticking with VMware vSphere, Red Hat has changed its tune with RHEV 3.3.
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Containerization -- also called container-based virtualization and application containerization -- is an OS-level virtualization method for deploying and running distributed applications without launching an entire VM for each application. Continue Reading
When it comes to the open source cloud computing market, OpenStack is the clear leader -- but it still has a ways to go. Learn more about OpenStack with these five quick tips. Continue Reading
OpenStack Magnum is used to deploy and keep track of containers, such as Docker Swarm, Google Kubernetes and Apache Mesos, but the project has other useful tools as well. Continue Reading
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Open source Proxmox organizes virtual resources into pools, making it easier to assign user roles, effectively manage VMs and eliminate resource waste. Continue Reading
It's important to have a working knowledge of the virsh command-line interface tool to effectively manage your hypervisor and VMs. See if you need to brush up on your skills. Continue Reading
Thanks to its scalability and affordability, Ceph object storage has become an increasingly popular option for configuring storage on KVM virtual machines. Continue Reading
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Incorporate lessons learned from hypervisor virtualization and effectively navigate common concerns, such as user access controls and poisoned images, to secure containers. Continue Reading
OpenStack Sahara is a command-line tool that makes installing and deploying Hadoop and Spark easier by streamlining the process and keeping track of complex details. Continue Reading
There are so many virsh commands that it can be hard to know which ones are best suited to your VM management needs. With this list, you have a great place to start. Continue Reading
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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
Managing KVM virtual environments with virt-manager can be a pain if you want virtual machines to be accessed by end users instead of root users. Here's how to make it happen. Continue Reading
Most Linux distributions include everything you need to build a KVM high availability cluster and protect your environment. Continue Reading